Freerunner freely runs Gentoo

Daniel.Li lida_mail at
Tue Mar 3 15:54:57 CET 2009

On Tue, 2009-03-03 at 14:10 +0100, Sven Rebhan wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> We the Gentoo at Openmoko team are pleased to announce that we reached
> our first milestone for running Gentoo on the Freerunner. This mean you can
> cross- and natively compile a basic system including X, enlightenment,
> the FSO framework, WLAN tools and many more packages. Also some
> phone GUIs went already into the overlay located at

above link,it seems doesn't work.

I got 404 NOT found error.
> To get started, please take a look at
> or visit us on the Freenode IRC channel #gentoo-openmoko. The goal of
> our project is to provide a way to cross- and natively compile all
> packages of the protage tree and feed back our fixes to the official
> tree. Furthermore, we are going to provide Freerunner specific ebuilds
> like for the FSO framework and different phone GUIs. What you can expect:
>   - the Gentoo feeling ;-)
>   - forget about version conflicts
>   - frequent enlightenment updates
>   - easy integration of new packages
>     (start writing ebuilds yourself, it's trivial!)
>   - multiple phone stacks
>   - CHOICE
> So to all Gentoo lovers: Stop-by and get the experience the Gentoo
> feeling on your phone!
> Disclaimer: Even though we did a great step in the right direction,
> there are still enough pitfalls, packages that don't compile and
> difficulties in setting up the cross-compile environement. So at this
> point in time Gentoo is _NOT_ ready for the average user. If you try
> nevertheless, be prepared for a bumpy journey! You have been warned!
> Best regards and happy compiling! ;-)
>     Sven, in the name of the Gentoo at Openmoko team
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