[E3-hacking] Newbie E3 owner

Piotr Michniewski pmichniewski at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 07:20:22 BST 2007

On 7/5/07, David Given <dg at cowlark.com> wrote:
> I haven't done anything with mine for ages because I breadboard-based
> converter cable failed (all the wires pulled out!) and while I have a cheapo
> USB phone cable that will work, I still need to put a plug on it.
> Unfortunately, most embedded Linux toolchains these days want a bit more
> memory than the E3's 32MB. It'd be nice to use something like Maemo, but I
> doubt that would be at all feasible... I did nearly get GPE running on it
> once, but it chronically ran out of memory; someone else on the list had more
> luck with QTopia (check the list archives).

I've been thinking lately about resoldering 64MB of RAM and 128MB of
Flash on the E3 with a hot air station. I think it should be possible
and it would greatly improve the experience.

Piotr Michniewski

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