- os: Maemo 5
- chipset: TI OMAP 3430
- cpu: Cortex-A8, 600 MHz
- GPU: PowerVR SGX530
- memory: 256 MB RAM
- storage - internal: 256 MB NAND, 32 GB eMMC
- storage - external: microSD, up to 16 GB
- display: 3.5 inch TFT resistive touchscreen, 65K colors, 800 x 480
- SIM: Mini-SIM
- keyboard: QWERTY, physical
- Network - mobile: GSM / HSPA
- Network - wlan: 802.11 b/g
- Bluetooth: v2.1, A2DP
OS testing: pmOS,
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Links: GSMArena - Nokia N900, Wikipedia - Nokia N900, maemo.org - talk, web.archive.org - Maemo Development Environment downloads, latest official firmware, more links: postmarketOS, github.com: postmarketOS, Nokia N900,
2017-07-26: install - U-Boot with kernel 2.6.28-omap1 2013.04-2. If I now boot with keyboard open, I get to u-boot menu (and console). Nice. Booting with keyboard closed - boots Maemo "normally".
2017-07-26: upgrades - installed Maemo 5 Community SSU Package 21.2011.38-15maemo8, Famoush's BootMenu 1.14, Community SSU Enabler 0.7-5,
2015-12-30: ssh - I can ssh as root (with my password):
[tingo@kg-u35jc ~]$ ssh firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com's password: Last login: Tue Dec 29 13:36:31 2015 from 10.1.161.12 BusyBox v1.10.2 (Debian 3:1.10.2.legal-1osso30+0m5) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. Nokia-N900-51-1:~#
Nokia-N900-51-1:~# uname -a Linux Nokia-N900-51-1 2.6.28-omap1 #1 PREEMPT Fri Aug 6 11:50:00 EEST 2010 armv7l unknown
2015-12-29: I installed CSSU and Maemo 5 Community SSU package. Version: 21.2011.38-1Smaemo7. I also installed rootsh, to gain root just use 'root' in terminal.
2015-12-29: backup - using backupmenu (boot with keyboard open, select from menu) I created a backup of rootfs + optfs and stored it on the microSD card. Backup name: 20151229-1037.
2015-12-29: I installed a 32 GB SanDisk (Ultra) MicroSD card.
2015-12-29: Following the Community SSU wiki page, I installed backupmenu.
2015-12-29: the phone runs Maemo 5, version 21.2011.38-1. This is PR1.3.1, the latest from Nokia.
2015-12-12: was at a party at a friends house. He had an old Nokia N900 phone - and gave it to me. Wow, a great gift.