[IAEP] Possible ARM based alternative to the XO?
fgrose at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 01:38:00 EDT 2011
On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 12:33 AM, William Schaub <wschaub at steubentech.com>wrote:
> I recently purchased a Genesi Efika MX smartbook (
> https://www.genesi-usa.com/products/smartbook) and so far I'm very
> impressed with it.
> it only costs about $199 before shipping and it seems to have enough power
> to outdo the XO-1 laptops that I have.
> what do you think about the possibility of using the Efika as a readily
> available alternative to the XO?
> we might even be able to get it in a more ruggedized form if we are lucky.
> I have made an sd card image that boots directly into a sugar desktop on
> the Efika MX if anyone is interested and already has the hardware
> once the kernel gets bumped past 2.6.31 I would like to try getting 802.11s
> working on it to see if I can make it talk to my other two XO-1s.
> if you are interested I will post a link to the sd card image.
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