Chapter 9. Using Linux on non-PC Hardware

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9.1. Using Consumer Electronics Devices
9.2. Using Embedded Linux Boards

As mentioned in the previous chapter, Linux can be run on non-PC architectures. This is particularly useful for the small applications old PCs can be used for. Recent netbooks either ARM-based or MIPS-based provide an even smaller power footprint. Check moblin Linux, which is dedicated to such machines.