I started reading through Alex Osbourne’s patches for his port of Linux to the Palm LifeDrive and it turns out that a lot of the work for supporting the Palm Hardware has already been done!

This an example of where Open Source shines – each new platform developer writes a couple of new drivers, making it even easier for the next port that comes along!

I just wanted to thank Alex for blazing the path that I’m going to be following here. There’s a lot of work in decoding GPIOs and handling the minor platform differences, but we can certainly share a lot of code.

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