Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-11-03 Thread Isaac David
Le jeu. 3 nov. 2016 à 9:04, Eric Duhamel a écrit : linux-sunxi wiki says in "overclocking" section that 1.2 Ghz is "rather unrealistic". Well, I'll move forward assuming the A20 card will be about as fast as my Beaglebone Black (~1 Ghz) with double the RAM. Double the

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-11-03 Thread Eric Duhamel
On November 3, 2016 7:48:05 AM PDT, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote: >look up the cpufreq page on linux-sunxi wiki. linux-sunxi wiki says in "overclocking" section that 1.2 Ghz is "rather unrealistic". Well, I'll move forward assuming the A20 card will be about as fast as my

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-11-03 Thread Eric Duhamel
On October 20, 2016 2:19:52 PM PDT, Stefan Monnier wrote: >> guessing it will run well on the EOMA68-A20 with it's 1.2 GHz. > >Last I checked the A20 only goes up to 960MHz or so: > >% cat >/sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_available_frequencies >144000

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-20 Thread Stefan Monnier
> guessing it will run well on the EOMA68-A20 with it's 1.2 GHz. Last I checked the A20 only goes up to 960MHz or so: % cat /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpu0/cpufreq/scaling_available_frequencies 144000 312000 528000 72 864000 912000 96 % You can try to overclock it, of

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-20 Thread GaCuest
El 20 de octubre de 2016 a las 17:05:03, Joseph Honold (mozzw...@gmail.com) escribió: > On 10/20/2016 09:49 AM, GaCuest wrote: > > The active area of FRD450 is 55,44mm x 98,64mm. The active area of the > > FRD3975 is 51,84mm x 86,40mm. Maybe you have seen something wrong. > > I was referring to

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-20 Thread Joseph Honold
On 10/20/2016 09:49 AM, GaCuest wrote: > The active area of FRD450 is 55,44mm x 98,64mm. The active area of the > FRD3975 is 51,84mm x 86,40mm. Maybe you have seen something wrong. I was referring to the module size, not viewing area. > Is your project a handheld laptop like OpenPandora/Pyra?

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-20 Thread GaCuest
El 20 de octubre de 2016 a las 16:34:35, Joseph Honold (mozzw...@gmail.com) escribió: > On 10/19/2016 03:44 AM, GaCuest wrote: > > Maybe you can also use the 4.5” 480x854 IPS LCD that we want to use. > > > > I sent it to Luke, but I don’t know if he can use it. > > > > The price is very similar to

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-20 Thread Joseph Honold
On 10/19/2016 03:44 AM, GaCuest wrote: > Maybe you can also use the 4.5” 480x854 IPS LCD that we want to use. > > I sent it to Luke, but I don’t know if he can use it. > > The price is very similar to FRD39751040V. $8 without touch panel, and > $9.5 with RTP. The problem is that this LCD hasn't

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-20 Thread Eric Duhamel
On October 19, 2016 11:17:00 PM PDT, FaTony wrote: >> Maybe try PrBoom? IIRC that's what Rockbox's Doom port is based on, >and >> that runs on MP3 players with 40 or 50MHz ARM CPUs. > >There's Prboom-plus in the official Debian repository. Yeah, there it is. I just ran it

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-20 Thread FaTony
> Maybe try PrBoom? IIRC that's what Rockbox's Doom port is based on, and > that runs on MP3 players with 40 or 50MHz ARM CPUs. There's Prboom-plus in the official Debian repository. signature.asc Description: OpenPGP digital signature ___

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-19 Thread Benson Mitchell
On Oct 19, 2016 2:57 PM, "Eric Duhamel" wrote: > I've tried Freedoom with Vavoom and something called "Chocolate Doom" and was rather disappointed... Maybe try PrBoom? IIRC that's what Rockbox's Doom port is based on, and that runs on MP3 players with 40 or 50MHz ARM CPUs.

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-19 Thread Eric Duhamel
On October 19, 2016 11:35:17 AM PDT, Benson Mitchell wrote: >AFAIK, Freedoom is just a BSD-licensed IWAD (i.e. game content) that >can be >used instead of the proprietary IWAD with any number of source ports of >the >Doom engine. And since these source

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-19 Thread Benson Mitchell
On Oct 19, 2016 1:05 PM, "Eric Duhamel" wrote: > in my experience Freedoom runs slow as a snail on an ARM board. Is there some factor I'm missing? AFAIK, Freedoom is just a BSD-licensed IWAD (i.e. game content) that can be used instead of the proprietary IWAD with any number

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-19 Thread Eric Duhamel
On October 18, 2016 5:28:42 AM PDT, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote: >the really *really* nice thing about descent is that it actually works >well on 320x240 on 16mhz 386s all the way up to modern systems. I almost find this incredible! Considering games like Doom ran on a

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-19 Thread GaCuest
El 18 de octubre de 2016 a las 16:34:37, Joseph Honold (mozzw...@gmail.com) escribió: > I've been looking on aliexpress and found some 3.97" LCD's based on > the nt35510/nt35512. They are similar to the FRD39751040V but have > different pinouts. Does Frida sell sample/single LCD's anywhere online?

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-18 Thread Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
On 10/18/16, Joseph Honold wrote: > I've been looking on aliexpress and found some 3.97" LCD's based on > the nt35510/nt35512. They are similar to the FRD39751040V but have > different pinouts. Does Frida sell sample/single LCD's anywhere online? yes, but they have to make

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-18 Thread mdn
Thanks I'll try them out :) Le 18/10/2016 14:28, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton a écrit : > On 10/18/16, ryan wrote: >> >> >> On 10/17/2016 07:46 PM, mdn wrote: >>> Another one witch is also a compromise that I come up with. >>> Is that since all video games are ephemera (1 or 2

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-18 Thread Hrvoje Lasic
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Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-18 Thread Joseph Honold
I've been looking on aliexpress and found some 3.97" LCD's based on the nt35510/nt35512. They are similar to the FRD39751040V but have different pinouts. Does Frida sell sample/single LCD's anywhere online?

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-18 Thread Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
On 10/18/16, ryan wrote: > > > On 10/17/2016 07:46 PM, mdn wrote: >> Another one witch is also a compromise that I come up with. >> Is that since all video games are ephemera (1 or 2 years) what you can >> do is to sell the content of it and releases the software/sources under >>

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-17 Thread ryan
On 10/17/2016 07:46 PM, mdn wrote: Another one witch is also a compromise that I come up with. Is that since all video games are ephemera (1 or 2 years) what you can do is to sell the content of it and releases the software/sources under free/libre licence and when you have made/reached the

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-17 Thread mdn
Le 15/10/2016 19:54, GaCuest a écrit : > El 15 de octubre de 2016 a las 16:28:55, mdn > (bernardl...@openmailbox.org) escribió: >> Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. >> Anyone has the freedom of install installing propitiatory software even >> non tech users. >> >> Including

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-17 Thread Eric Duhamel
On October 15, 2016 12:47:14 PM PDT, GaCuest wrote: >Yes, our idea is to support all that. That's great to hear. >As I said above, it may be interesting to launch a EOMA68-A20 >completely libre with this type of software. Without proprietary >drivers for the GPU to be

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-17 Thread Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
On 10/16/16, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote: > take a look at frida's LCDs, we have the advantage of being in touch > directly with marco, the possibility of group buys, etc. etc. > datasheets all here: > http://rhombus-tech.net/suppliers/shenzen/frida_lcd/ joseph update page

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-17 Thread GaCuest
El 17 de octubre de 2016 a las 14:17:16, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton (l...@lkcl.net) escribió: > On 10/16/16, GaCuest wrote: > > El 16 de octubre de 2016 a las 9:16:56, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton > > (l...@lkcl.net) escribió: > >> take a look at the various schematics available for tablet

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-17 Thread Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
On 10/16/16, GaCuest wrote: > El 16 de octubre de 2016 a las 9:16:56, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton > (l...@lkcl.net) escribió: >> take a look at the various schematics available for tablet reference >> designs etc. etc. you want something like a SY7208 see >>

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-17 Thread Eric Duhamel
On October 16, 2016 6:16:24 AM PDT, Stefan Monnier wrote: >FWIW, any distribution which comes with a browser that doesn't do >something like LibreJS suffers from the same problem (or worse): users >will download and run proprietary software without even being aware >of

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-16 Thread Stefan Monnier
> Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. > Anyone has the freedom of install installing propitiatory software even > non tech users. FWIW, any distribution which comes with a browser that doesn't do something like LibreJS suffers from the same problem (or worse): users will download and

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-16 Thread GaCuest
El 16 de octubre de 2016 a las 9:16:56, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton (l...@lkcl.net) escribió: > take a look at the various schematics available for tablet reference > designs etc. etc. you want something like a SY7208 see > http://hands.com/~lkcl/eoma/TABLET162_20121110.pdf page 7 and make > sure

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-16 Thread GaCuest
El 16 de octubre de 2016 a las 2:57:51, Joseph Honold (mozzw...@gmail.com) escribió: > On 10/15/2016 06:21 PM, GaCuest wrote: > > Hello everyone! > > > > If anyone if interested, I’ve updated the block diagram with new > > changes: > >

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-16 Thread Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
take a look at the various schematics available for tablet reference designs etc. etc. you want something like a SY7208 see http://hands.com/~lkcl/eoma/TABLET162_20121110.pdf page 7 and make sure it's providing enough current. please for goodness sake read the next update when it comes out,

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread Joseph Honold
On 10/15/2016 06:21 PM, GaCuest wrote: > Hello everyone! > > If anyone if interested, I’ve updated the block diagram with new > changes: > http://george.the-petries.co.uk/shared-write-access/eoma/Block%20Diagram%20ZEOMA/Block%20Diagram%20Console%202.1.png > > Any suggestions/corrections are

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread GaCuest
El 15 de octubre de 2016 a las 20:33:12, Eric Duhamel (ericxd...@gmail.com) escribió: > A game console based on emulators and ports can be really interesting even > before adding > non-free software. > > For starters, you may be able to find public domain or even free software ROM > for most of

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread Eric Duhamel
A game console based on emulators and ports can be really interesting even before adding non-free software. For starters, you may be able to find public domain or even free software ROM for most of the emulators, and they could even be shipped with the device operating system as part of the

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread Eric Duhamel
A game console based on emulators and ports can be really interesting even before adding non-free software. For starters, you may be able to find public domain or even free software ROM for most of the emulators, and they could even be shipped with the device operating system as part of the

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread Eric Duhamel
A game console based on emulators and ports can be really interesting even before adding non-free software. For starters, you may be able to find public domain or even free software ROM for most of the emulators, and they could even be shipped with the device operating system as part of the free

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread GaCuest
El 15 de octubre de 2016 a las 16:28:55, mdn (bernardl...@openmailbox.org) escribió: > Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. > Anyone has the freedom of install installing propitiatory software even > non tech users. > > Including non-free software in the repository is

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread Andrew M.A. Cater
On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 03:40:10PM +0100, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote: > On 10/15/16, mdn wrote: > > Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. > > they're doing the best that they believe they can do, but they _have_ > been told. see joey hess's very

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread mdn
Le 15/10/2016 16:40, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton a écrit : > On 10/15/16, mdn wrote: >> Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. > > they're doing the best that they believe they can do, but they _have_ > been told. see joey hess's very public description

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
On 10/15/16, mdn wrote: > Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. they're doing the best that they believe they can do, but they _have_ been told. see joey hess's very public description of the Debian Charter as a "toxic document". i've spoken to the FSF

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread mdn
Debian's approach of this isn't really ethical. Anyone has the freedom of install installing propitiatory software even non tech users. Including non-free software in the repository is insisting/proposing users, especially non tech ones, to give up their freedom for simplicity without

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread GaCuest
El 15 de octubre de 2016 a las 7:53:40, FaTony (fat...@fatony.net) escribió: > What kind of games are you planning to run? > > Because this is very libre focused project so I assume emulators of > proprietary hardware and proprietary games for that hardware out of the > question. > My idea is to

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton
On 10/15/16, FaTony wrote: > What kind of games are you planning to run? > > Because this is very libre focused project it's an *ethically* focussed project of which it so happens, by way of the four freedoms being designed around the extremely rare and hard-to-understand

Re: [Arm-netbook] Block Diagram - ZEOMA - Handheld Games Console

2016-10-15 Thread ryan
Actually, I personally take a hybdrid approach to my libre software. I focus on the important components being libre, but if some high-level software isn't, I can live with that as long as I'm not dependent on it. So with that in mind, I know I would play some emulators on there. Also, if we