On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 10:59:17 +0000, David Given wrote:
> I have a Psion Netbook. It's a rather nice machine, apart from running Epoc,
> and I'd like a better operating system on it. The Linux port works, mostly,
> but hardware support isn't great, and I'd rather run a BSD.
> According to the various mailing list archives, about every nine months or so
> since the thing came out, there's been an announcement that someone's been
> starting work on doing a NetBSD port --- one guy even said that he'd had the
> kernel up and running. But then they seem to drop off the face of the planet.
> I don't suppose anyone happens to have a hitherto-forgotten Netbook
> port lying around, do they?
The problem is that the docs for the proprietary system ASIC used in
the Series 7/Netbook are not publicly avialble. I think Linux folks
had a special deal with Psion PLC to get access to the docs.