Sharp Zaurus SL-5600

Robert Meyer meyer_rm at
Thu Oct 23 13:27:36 EDT 2003

What are the differences between the 5500 and the 5600?  I was under the
impression that there were essentially the same architecture but faster, more
memory and an almost fanatical devotion to the Pope...ummm... wrong movie. :-)

Will 5500 stuff work on the 5600 or are there big differences that keep it from


--- David Dudek <dudek at> wrote:
> Anyone else out there have a Sharp Zaurus SL-5600?  It seems there's a lot
> of support for the SL-5000 and SL-5500 models, and even the new C7xx
> models that are only available from Japan at this time.  It seems like the
> SL-5600 is the red-headed stepchild of the Zauruses (Zaurii?).  I haven't
> been able to get the beta versions of OpenZaurus or TheKompany ROMs to
> work on it. doesn't even provide downloads for it.  I'd
> at least like to install openssh on it, but it never seems to work.  I did
> manage to get the latest Sharp ROM from
> installed and working though.  I also sucessfully installed the konsole
> terminal application.
> -- 
> David Thomas Dudek

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