Friday, November 28, 2008

Linux finally ported to iPhone!

Many months after the beginning of the project, enough of the iPhone's low-level hardware interface has been reverse engineered to get the linux kernel up and running. A video of it is linked from the article, and obviously, all source code is available.

I'm pleased to announce that the Linux 2.6 kernel has been ported to Apple's iPhone platform, with support for the first and second generation iPhones as well as the first generation iPod touch. This is a rough first draft of the port, and many drivers are still missing, but it's enough that a real alternative operating system is running on the iPhone.

read more | digg story

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