Howto create a Debian chroot on an Android phone (HTC Desire and Motorola Milestone) This page will grow once I have everything running, but this is a starting point:http://www.android-hilfe.de/anleitungen-fuer-motorola-milestone/26870-ho…
[HTC Desire, unbranded, European version]: Flashed (pre-rooted and with busybox included) firmware from http://android.modaco.com/content/htc-desire-desire-modaco-com/315108/04…, taking file 2.09.405.8-update-bravo-stock-rooted-busybox-withradio-signed.zip On a Debian squeeze (amd64, but with i386 it will be similar) box: sudo apt-get install debchroot qemu-user Download qemu-arm-static from http://packages.
This is just a quick page describing what works on my notebook under Linux and (sometimes) how I got it working :-) It is no longer up-to-date, but might still be of use to somebody. Since about a year, I now work with an IBM/Lenovo Thinkpad T42p.
I would not have been able to set all that up without the help of many other webpages like this one. Therefore I want to give a short summary on the infos I have gathered, especially trimmed for the Gericom Phantom notebook (which is IMHO a very nice one).
Howto use Debian GNU/Linux on a Thinkpad T42p Many of the hints on this page have actually been collected from similar pages scattered over the web; the Thinkpad series of notebooks already has strong support for running Linux on them and a wealth of information is available. Thanks to all other web authors who provided their experiences that helped me in setting up my machine as it is now. However, a few bits and pieces in here are mine, so it might be helpful to others if I share them.
Using the SpeedTouch 330 ADSL USB modem with kernel 2.4 The SpeedTouch 330 USB ADSL modem is becoming quite popular, because a lot of ISPs now give it to customers for free. Therefore, I felt obliged to include out-of-the-box support for it in Gibraltar. For kernels >= 2.6.10, it has now become very simple to use it under Linux with the new kernel driver. One just needs to obtain the matching firmware file from Alcatel/Thomson, extract the two parts of it (boot code and firmware code), install it in the correct directory (e.