[maemo-developers] hacker edition status and future?

From: Joni Valtanen jvaltane at kapsi.fi
Date: Wed Jul 18 16:31:52 EEST 2007

On Tue, 17 Jul 2007, Arnaud Patard wrote:

> Joni Valtanen <jvaltane at kapsi.fi> writes:
> Hi !
>>> Hello,
>>> since now the project is revived and some work is going on, I'd like
>> to
>>> raise this again. It would be nice if someone involved in this project
>>> could comment this
>>> http://lists.maemo.org/pipermail/maemo-developers/2007-May/010280.html
>> Next version is coming as rootfs. There is no kernel updates.
> :(
>>> I guess this project is not exactly top secret like regular firmwares
>>> so
>>> more open process would be nice.
>> Same components are used as in n800 version, but the kernel is older
>> 2.6.16. There is lot of work if n800 version of the kernel is used.
> why ? afaik upstream omap tree is supporting n770 and n800 so it's
> technically feasible.
> If it's a matter of resources, I'm sure you'll find people here that
> will be happy to help you in this task.
> If it's a matter of userspace breakages, imho there should not be too
> much. fwiw when running my custom 2.6.21-rc kernel, events like usb
> cable plug and no wifi were the only breakages I've noticed.

Kernel with first HE was the same as in n800. 
http://maemo.org/community/wiki/Os2007On770 have some notes about this.

Person who 'fight' with these kernels comes back to track in two weeks. He 
knows all the problems with this.

- Joni

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