Which distribution to use on FR?

Yorick Moko yorickmoko at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 09:44:21 CEST 2008

are you sure the ASU is fast?
maybe it's because i'm running it from SD, but the ASU is everything
but fast here. There is even a slight delay when typing in numbers in
the dialer...
Qtopia seemed far more faster to me.

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 10:50 PM, Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 01:10:05PM -0700, Katrin Tomanek wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am new to OM and just received my new FR a couple of hours ago.
>> I've been playing around with different distributions/images and am now
>> wondering which distribution you guys prefer, use, and/or recommend:
>> - OM2007.2
>> - ASU
>> - FSO
>> - Qtopia
>> Actually, I tried all of the above ones (most recent versions/snapshots)
>> except FSO. Only for OM2007.2, making phone calls worked out of the box. On
>> ASU and Qtopia I couldn't make phone calls (or receive).
>> Optically, I likes OM2007.2 best, however, it is awfully slow and constantly
>> has a load > 2. Why is this?
> I use the ASU image. It has the speed/reliability/maturity/app-availability of the Qtopia platform, and also supports GTK/Gnome/X applications too.
> And, ASU development is being funded by OpenMoko, and it will be their official shipping distribution, another reason to expect it will be the more stable and feature-full of the distros.
> -ken
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