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Re: Linux on the Sharp Mobilion PRO PV5000A?

To: Stuart Longland <>
Subject: Re: Linux on the Sharp Mobilion PRO PV5000A?
From: Yoichi Yuasa <>
Date: Sat, 6 Aug 2005 22:59:11 +0900
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On Sat, 06 Aug 2005 23:07:27 +1000
Stuart Longland <> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I've recently acquired a new toy, a Sharp PDA.  From what I've read on
> the NetBSD/hpcmips website, and other places, it's based around a
> Toshiba TX3922 129MHz CPU and has 32MB RAM.

This is old information about TX3922.

I don't know that Telios and PV5000A are the same.

> I've done some research, and it looks like this machine may, be a cousin
> of the Philips Velo.  I'm yet to pull mine apart (which I'll have to do
> at some point, to fix a dickey power socket), so I can't be sure what
> hardware mine has.
> Anyway, what I was going to ask, is has anyone tried Linux or NetBSD on
> this system?  If someone's already started work on porting, then I'd
> like to assist where I can, no point in two of us duplicating efforts :-).
> I've put some stuff up on the wiki[1], about what I know on the device.
>  I'll possibly look into getting some sort of WinCE/MIPS dev environment
> set up, so that I can compile apps to explore the hardware on the
> device, but I'd be interested to hear if anyone has attempted a port to
> such a device.


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