Re: Linux on 7" mini netbook ARM-VT8500 ?
Reading linux-arm.org confirms my suspicion that an external device is required to load the image. "Images can be installed into flash using a debugger connected to the board via a JTAG run control device, such ARM RealView ICE units. "
The VT-8500 is a System On a Chip:
Via Technologies has quietly established a subsidiary called WonderMedia, which is readying a multimedia-capable ARM9-based system-on-chip (SoC). An early version of the “Prizm” SoC, called the VT8500, is available in a Linux-ready NorhTec MicroClient TC thin-client that costs $100, says the company.
Linux user since before Yggdrasil, Unix before that while with the real AT&T.