I wrote this short introduction to the world of Linux for smartphones to answer some common questions of both new and experienced users to this new segment of the open source world. Whether you're wondering if it's possible to install Linux on your smart device, how to choose a distribution for daily usage (if possible), or how easily the porting to a new device would be, this post might help
@tuxdevices running from SD is not always slower than the internal memory, it depends on the internal memory and the quality of the SD card.
Can eMMCs be that bad?
I benchmarked various sd cards a while back btw., and the best delivered about 8MB/sec read and 4 MB/sec write speeds on 4k blocks when using random access:
@tuxdevices N900 😃😍! What lovely memories. Take a look at maemo leste too.
@qwazix Yeah, I'd love to have a N900 too :(
Never tried Maemo Leste unfortunately, but it's featured in our List of mobile OS --> https://tuxphones.com/all-linux-distributions-for-smartphones/
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