mysql / firebird on freerunner

Al Johnson openmoko at
Fri Mar 13 15:36:58 CET 2009

On Friday 13 March 2009, Benedikt Schindler wrote:
> Hi,
> hase anybody running a mysql database or a firebird database on the
> freerunner?
> Is the freerunner fast enough for a "full" SQL-Database, or is it only
> fast ennough for "single" user databases like SQLLite?
> (i know that SQLLite is not single user... but it hase no tcp/ip server)
> My idea was to programm a  Messanger/Phonebook/Dialer Programm with a
> SQL-Backend in "free pascal".
> The reason to use mysql or firebird in stead of SQLLite would be, that i
> could connect to the database per network and edit the data in a easy
> way over a frontend on my computer.  (without mounting the device in any
> way, or programm a syncManager)
>  Or would you say .... don't do the hole wheel again ... wait for the
> FSO interface for phonebook etc. . So we all will use the same backend.
> And programm a server/client app for easy editing and storing the sms,
> addresses etc. on your computer.

I've run mysql on some very skinny x86 systems without problems, so I don't 
think it's unreasonable. It's in OE and compiles for FSO milestone5. Give it a 

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