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Originally Posted by henrik541 View Post
Thanks @endsormeans ! You definitely seem to know a lot about these devices.

Two more questions:
1- Is it possible to have, let's say, nitdroid and diablo installed at the same time, and I coul just choose one at boot?

2- Is it possible to flash it while charging? The battery on the one I'm buying is completely dead and I can't find one cheap enough...
Two more answers :
1- Yup....Now then ...some of the bootable O.S.'s have good smooth performance with few bugs or issues...others are problematic...still others can give you grief ..Easy Debian Turbo is the smoothest ...easiest ...most prob free of all the multi-boot or chrooted O.S. options and I personally see it as a descending order of ease and usability and functionality from there...Remember...that some of the os's and the methods were originally experimented with... just to prove it could be done
Trying to fit an O.S. meant for a completely diff. platform with diff hardware and making it work...even partially on a handheld is frankly a marvel IMHO. Sure NITDroid works...it has a couple of issues...Palm works...Mac works...Other Linux work...but it is about the degree of usability.

2- Flash while charging? NO. That I do not suggest doing. I suggest with flashing to do that properly....it is hard to roast your device...since you can simply flash over it...But...messing with the process itself ...mmm..- mmm ..that could give you very fascinating results that you may not care for.
Get a battery that can hold a charge....even a 1 hr charge is better than nothing and you should be able to do it...
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