Glad to see Gentoo-openmoko distro

Rodney Myers rdmyers at
Tue Sep 9 16:25:59 CEST 2008

On Sep 9, 2008, at 7:05 AM, shawnzier at wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 02:51:14PM +0100, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra  
> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 01:00:36PM +0100, Al Johnson wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 09 September 2008, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote:
>>>> I hope you guys don't mind killing your phone or uSD's memory  
>>>> sooner
>>>> than everyone else :)
>>> Why? Are you making some unwarranted assumptions about using  
>>> Gentoo on
>>> embedded systems?
>> No unwarranted assumption, the only argument you could throw back  
>> at me is
>> an argument against using Gentoo instead of any .deb or .rpm based
>> distribution ;)
>> Please, no distro-war, you're free to kill your flash devices  
>> sooner ;)
> Why would it kill the flash?

With all of the thrashing, while it's attempting to compile everything?

I know that I have gentoo on a MythTV box, and when installing  
anything heavy, forget using it for 1/2 to 3/4 of a day.
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