[maemo-developers] hacker edition status and future?

From: Arnaud Patard (Rtp) arnaud.patard at rtp-net.org
Date: Wed Jul 18 23:20:27 EEST 2007
Joni Valtanen <jvaltane at kapsi.fi> writes:

Hi !

> 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.

I know this page. I was hoping that the situation had improved. Also, when
I talked about the userspace, I was thinking about things like ke-recv [1]

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



[1] http://lists.maemo.org/pipermail/maemo-developers/2007-April/009442.html

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