Unsupported Devices

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This page is for listing devices that, to our current knowledge, cannot run postmarketOS.

Projects to run another OS on the device can be linked if they exist.

Common Issues

  • Device uses ARMv6 without FPU/VFP, and so it cannot run under the armhf architecture #1203
  • Device uses unsupported architecture (ie. 32-bit powerpc, armv5te)
  • Device has less than 128MB of storage with no option of expansion

Device List

Device Notes
HTC Wildfire (htc-buzz) Qualcomm MSM7225 - ARMv6 without FPU/VFP #1203
Huawei U8160 (Vodafone 858 Smart) Qualcomm MSM7225 - ARMv6 without FPU/VFP #1592
Nintendo Wii 32-bit PPC not supported by Alpine. See Wii-Linux
Zipit Z2 armv5te not supported by Alpine
PalmOne Zire 31 armv5te not supported by Alpine
Samsung Star (samsung-gt-s5230) armv4 not supported by Alpine


  • The architecture "armhf" in pmOS is ARMv6 but has a strict requirement on an FPU (i.e., requires VFP). #1203
  • Theoretically we could bootstrap a new architecture onto Alpine Linux (run the bootstrap script from Alpine's aports folder, then compile all packages from scratch) but its not feasible at the moment. #1203