Boot Ubuntu from iPod (HDD based.)

Avi Greenbury lists at avi.co
Tue Feb 14 12:45:37 UTC 2012


Dave Woyciesjes wrote:

> 	Tossing around an idea for my next project...
> I have a 30GB iPod 5th generation.
> I was wondering if it's possible to get Ubuntu to boot from it, and 
> still have iTunes use it as normal (with reduced capacity, of course)

Ubuntu only supports arm7 and x86. I very much doubt the iPod runs
either of those I'm afraid. Even that aside, it's rather peculiar
hardware. Rockbox might be a better place to start.

-- 
Avi



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