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If I were to want to port an unix based operating system to my Iphone, what changes would it have to under go before it could run on the device? This is not a question about getting the OS on the device, but more about how to make it run. Now my first thought would be that i would have to change the kernel some how to get it to function with the Iphone's hardware.
Posted 5-Feb-13 17:06pm
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 5-Feb-13 22:43pm
   
If you need to create your own Linux distro with your own kernel, don't you think asking just one question would be not enough? :-)
—SA
Member 9814055 at 5-Feb-13 22:47pm
   
Let me worrie about that :p. I have some good sources on the matter. Im just curious as to why i dont see more custom operating systems for iphone
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 5-Feb-13 22:59pm
   
I'm curious about that, too... :-)
—SA
Member 9814055 at 5-Feb-13 23:37pm
   
There is a team who ported Android to Iphone, but im wondering as to why we dont see a lets say, Unbuntu with modified GUI.
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov at 5-Feb-13 23:44pm
   
I heard something about Linux for iPhone... just Google for it.
—SA
Member 9814055 at 5-Feb-13 22:52pm
   
would a new kernel be needed, or just a modified one?

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