On Sat, Nov 12, 2011 at 12:50:55PM -0500, Matthias Bock wrote:
> I hope, this is the correct mailing list ...
> Together with my Internet Package (Telekom Entertain) came a Receiver.
> It turned out, it runs Windows CE, so I disassembled it in order to
> replace it by Linux:
> It contains the 32-bit MIPS CPU Broadcom BCM7405 at 400 MHz,
> 256 MByte DDR2 SDRAM, 4 MByte Flash and a 500 GB SATA HD.
> I have never compiled Linux for platforms other than
> provided in the kernel config menu "Processor type...".
> Where do I have to start ?
> And where can I share my developments ?
you would need a version of Linux for this specific box. I found a reference on
indicating that the OEM (Tatung Technology Inc) also offers Linux for this box.
But even if you manage to get and load a Linux image, there would be no
you could get it to work - if your internet or TV service requires an
stored in the box, you would likely be out of luck.
Also, keep in mind you don't just need a kernel. You need a complete
root file system etc.