On Thu, 21 Apr 2011, Giovanni wrote:
> Do you mean that I can install and run Slackware ARM on the NS-K330?
> best regards
> On Thu, Apr 21, 2011 at 5:49 PM, Stuart Winter <m-lists <at> biscuit.org.uk
> > > I don't know, but I don't think you'll be happy with it regardless.
> > > The transfer speeds are going to be terribly slow - bottlenecking
> > > due to the usb2 speeds *and* the general wimpiness of the hardware.
> > Yeah having built the distribution on 287MHZ RiscPCs for a couple of years
> > with 256MB RAM... I don't know how I kept going. I guess because there
> > wasn't any better or faster supported arm hardware at the time, so I
> > didn't have anything to wish I could have
> > I wouldn't bother with it. Some devices use lower speed ARM CPUs but their
> > usage (and software) is tuned to the device to match the usage with the
> > device's specs. Slackware ARM is a generic distribution built to run
> > on the widest range of products possible, at the expense of speed in some
> > areas (which IMO can easily be re-gained by recompiling glibc and some
> > other critical libraries; but that's another topic :) ).
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