Re: Very fast power drain, hot device

2012-03-23 Thread Thomas White
any of the processes which are consuming high cpu percentage. Check for this, as well: http://www.bitwiz.org.uk/s/2010/02/the-mysterious-missing-milliamps.html Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community

Re: Freerunner and Wayland

2011-07-13 Thread Thomas White
of clairvoyance from the X server. So, getting Wayland to run on its own shouldn't be too difficult (famous last words..), but writing programs which can actually make use of it is significantly more difficult. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk

Re: glamo gdrm,

2010-06-06 Thread Thomas White
, and only supports one landscape orientation (rotated clockwise). Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: andy-tracking and gdrm-2.6.32

2010-05-17 Thread Thomas White
a chance to sit down and fix yet.. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: andy-tracking and gdrm-2.6.32

2010-05-17 Thread Thomas White
merge to do if you want everything vaguely stable would be to merge gdrm-2.6.32 into om-2.6.32. The merge may or may not be easy.. (that's why gdrm-for-merging exists in the first place). Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community

Re: drm/glamo Re: glamo backlight

2010-04-13 Thread Thomas White
. I've re-applied it in the latest version, so if you could test it, that'd be great. Thanks a lot, Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: Rutgers University writes malware for Freerunner

2010-02-22 Thread Thomas White
to study its potential effects. They did not find a vulnerability that a real malware attacker would have to exploit. --- So, it's nothing we have to worry about - in fact, some free publicity... Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko

Re: [qtmoko] New significant speedups coming to FreeRunner

2010-02-16 Thread Thomas White
On Tue, 16 Feb 2010 16:19:08 +0100 David Garabana Barro da...@garabana.com wrote: Now i just change a few kernel config options and few line patch (thanks to Thomas White) and the graphics speed is very nice. In QVGA it can probably match iPhone or any Android device. No, it can't

Re: [GTA02] VGA-QVGA switching - #2263 revisited

2010-02-16 Thread Thomas White
. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: [glamo] FYI from Tom's blog

2009-11-20 Thread Thomas White
on OM-Devel. I'll also see what I can do about enabling comments on my blog. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Xorg Glamo

2009-11-20 Thread Thomas White
performance. Could be a sneaky way round the bandwidth limitation for certain types of data, as long as it's faster to upload the JPEG and decode than to upload something already decoded. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing

Re: Xorg Glamo

2009-11-20 Thread Thomas White
On Thu, 19 Nov 2009 14:26:27 +0100 Bart. uz...@o2.pl wrote: Nice work Thomas - just add to rss Your blog :) Could You add comments there? Comments and trackbacks now accepted (due to popular demand). Please don't all spam me at once... :) Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk

Re: Xorg Glamo

2009-11-19 Thread Thomas White
for an interesting project? :) Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Xorg Glamo

2009-11-19 Thread Thomas White
), and the waitqueue patch also makes the FIFO patch have less impact (because we don't mind waiting as long if we can do it without blocking). But on the other hand, there's only one Xorg process doing all the requests. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk

Re: WikiReader - github problems?

2009-11-10 Thread Thomas White
On Tue, 10 Nov 2009 21:45:30 +0100 Torfinn Ingolfsen tin...@gmail.com wrote: When I go to http://github.com/wikireader/wikireader (now, Tueday 10.11.2009, at 21:43 CET, I get: 404 Not Found Why is that? Nothing to worry about. See: http://twitter.com/github Tom -- Thomas White t

Re: [debian?] xserver-xorg-video-glamo very slow with navit

2009-09-22 Thread Thomas White
, but then I noticed that it happens with the mainline (non-KMS) driver as well. So far, I have no idea at all what's causing it... Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http

Re: Interesting Linux development for lower resources machines from Con Kolivas

2009-09-09 Thread Thomas White
these parts of the kernel, and I may have just done it wrong, but it compiles (with a couple of warnings) and boots for me: http://www.bitwiz.org.uk/openmoko/BFS-andy-tracking-and-drm-tracking-BARELY-TESTED.patch Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk

Re: Interesting Linux development for lower resources machines from Con Kolivas

2009-09-09 Thread Thomas White
/resume, Illume sliders and toggles), and pretty much the same in most other places. I think it'll vary a lot depending on what userspace you're using, though. I suspect that things other than scheduling are limiting the interactivity in my setup (Xorg KMS, SHR). Tom -- Thomas White t

Re: Interesting Linux development for lower resources machines from Con Kolivas

2009-09-09 Thread Thomas White
/resume, Illume sliders and toggles), and pretty much the same in most other places. I think it'll vary a lot depending on what userspace you're using, though. I thinkg that things other than scheduling are limiting the interactivity in my setup (Xorg KMS, SHR). Tom -- Thomas White t

Re: Kernel Mode-Setting (KMS) on Neo FreeRunner + Debian

2009-08-25 Thread Thomas White
[1] Actually, I think I just broke compilation with older version of Xextproto (7.0.5 and older). Some sort of version test and conditional code is needed to deal with a change in name of dpms.h to dpmsconst.h. -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk

Re: Kernel Mode-Setting (KMS) on Neo FreeRunner + Debian

2009-08-25 Thread Thomas White
to run for the fire extinguisher just yet. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Kernel Mode-Setting (KMS) on Neo FreeRunner + Debian

2009-08-19 Thread Thomas White
or take any bugs, the DRI protocol itself should actually work at this point. -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Mplayer with rebased Andrzej Zaborowski patch for -vo glamo

2009-07-20 Thread Thomas White
On Mon, 20 Jul 2009 17:29:09 +0200 Martin Jansa martin.ja...@gmail.com wrote: I couldn't found it there too, thats why I started to update it to latest mplayer code :). I'll post it there after some testing here, it works for me, but I'm using latest DRI stuff from Thomas White and others

Re: why openmoko is so slow? Is it a joke?

2009-07-14 Thread Thomas White
slowly) is better support for the acceleration features of everyone's favourite graphics chip.. Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Update Who is who on wiki

2009-06-22 Thread Thomas White
ahead and wiki-fied the list we have at the moment - I think it'll speed things up a lot. Please get stuck in and fix the many glaring errors and omissions: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Who_is_Who Tom -- Thomas White t...@bitwiz.org.uk ___ Openmoko

Re: Update Who is who on wiki

2009-06-21 Thread Thomas White
On Sun, 21 Jun 2009 22:30:40 +0300 Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindf...@iki.fi wrote: Fabian Killus fab...@ji-xiansheng.de writes: Xorg glamo: - Thomas White I'd add Lars-Peter Clausen here (38 commits to xf86-video-glamo). Absolutely - certainly before my own name. What me (and Andreas

Re: git checkout

2009-05-27 Thread Thomas White
On Wed, 27 May 2009 10:36:34 -0400 Iain B. Findleton ifindle...@videotron.ca wrote: The error message is fatal: not a git repository Same for git branch -a. Al this follows what looked like a successful git clone command A quick muppet check here: you *did* change directory into the

Re: git checkout

2009-05-26 Thread Thomas White
Iain B. Findleton ifindle...@videotron.ca wrote: I confess to not being too familiar with git, however, the web site says to use the command: git checkout origin/andy-tracking after cloning the kernel project. This does not work for me. I suspect that origin must be something

Re: [SHR-Unstable] Broken Batter Applet

2009-05-25 Thread Thomas White
On Mon, 25 May 2009 14:23:36 +0200 Hermann Lacheiner hermann.lachei...@gmail.com wrote: using internal shows the correct value, but the battery meter is jumping back to auto-detect automagically after a few seconds.. :( I found that as well. Is anyone able to comment on what HAL is being used

Re: Visit at Openmoko

2009-05-25 Thread Thomas White
On Mon, 25 May 2009 23:40:03 +0800 Sven Klomp s...@klomp.de wrote: I got invited to a conference in Taiwan and used the occasion to stop by the Openmoko office. I use the Freerunner as my daily phone, hence I was interested in the people behind it. When I arrived, the whole office was empty.

OpenMooCow 0.4

2009-04-14 Thread Thomas White
Just a quite note to announce the release of version 0.4 of OpenMooCow. Mo. etc. :) The changes since 0.3 aren't very exciting, but ensure continued compatibility with the latest distributions. The changes are: - A crash, when the sysfs paths were not as expected, has been fixed.

Re: Graphics Performance

2009-04-07 Thread Thomas White
On Fri, 3 Apr 2009 15:14:35 +0200 ri...@happyleptic.org wrote: Which fits very well with what I call a closed system. What if I just want to have a look, and, depending on the chip capabilities and some experiments, decide to go lowlevel or not ? A fair point... T

Re: Graphics Performance

2009-04-06 Thread Thomas White
On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 15:04:27 +0200 Rask Ingemann Lambertsen r...@sygehus.dk wrote: The Glamo doesn't have a vblank interrupt. Try to search the bug tracker, though, because there was a mention of an alternative means of getting double buffering to work. Not having a vblank interrupt doesn't

Re: Graphics Performance

2009-04-06 Thread Thomas White
On Fri, 03 Apr 2009 21:14:16 +0100 Ian Stirling openm...@mauve.plus.com wrote: What is the bandwidth for memory moves? About 6-8 or so - with 100% CPU utilisation Or one pixel per 2D engine clock cycle for moves inside Glamo's memory using its blitter (i.e. VRAM-VRAM). I think that in the

Re: Graphics Performance

2009-04-03 Thread Thomas White
On Thu, 02 Apr 2009 11:17:42 -0400 Iain B. FIndleton ifindle...@videotron.ca wrote: A significant issue for me is the performance of the graphics display on the FR. I recall some discussions a while back about making use of the XGlamo acceleration features. Has any progress been made here? It

Re: Graphics Performance

2009-04-03 Thread Thomas White
On Fri, 3 Apr 2009 14:12:55 +0200 ri...@happyleptic.org wrote: -[ Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 11:36:39AM +0100, Thomas White ] There are many limitations of the chip, The main one being of course the lack of documentation. The stack of paper on my desk says otherwise... :) (Seriously

Re: Graphics Performance

2009-04-03 Thread Thomas White
On Sat, 4 Apr 2009 00:01:16 +1100 Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) ras...@rasterman.com wrote: beware of jumping all over 3d as the solution. i have recently been working on a gles2 engine for evas. i have run it on 2 platforms (s3c6410 and omap3530). both with hardware opengles2 (and capable

Re: Graphics Performance

2009-04-03 Thread Thomas White
On Fri, 3 Apr 2009 15:03:09 +0200 Nicola Mfb nicola@gmail.com wrote: Some time ago we focused about the wasting of cpu cycles to wait for X operations to complete (as no interrupts are exported to userspace). This impacts a lot the system as you use accelerated graphics but you have to

Re: Is Israel a Democracy? -- The problem with intellectually insecure whites -- Should Christians Support Israeli Terrorism in Gaza?

2009-01-23 Thread Thomas White
On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 11:14:10 -0500 john dowd jdowds...@gmail.com wrote: And you think that this is an appropriate forum because why? See the headers. I strongly suspect some forgery... Tom ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: OpenMooCow 0.3

2009-01-07 Thread Thomas White
Helge Hafting helge.haft...@hist.no wrote: The accelerometers don't work though. hexdump /dev/input/event2 gets me changing output as I turn the phone around. event3 is dead, perhaps that is the problem? That would certainly prevent mooing. If the accelerometers don't work, you should still

Re: OpenMooCow 0.3

2009-01-05 Thread Thomas White
Helge Hafting helge.haft...@hist.no wrote: My SHR is unable to open audio. But the older moocow worked with the same setup. I can stop speech-dispatcher, but it doesn't help. There is no snd-pcm-oss module to load, bt the previous moocow didn't need that. Previous meaning version 0.2? All

Buying a FrogPad in the UK

2009-01-04 Thread Thomas White
Hi all, I'm interested in buying a FrogPad keyboard to use with my FreeRunner, but I can't find a UK distributor. According to www.frogpad.com, the UK distributor is Scan, but their website denies all knowledge of it. I also drew a blank with Amazon, Dabs and even eBay. Has anyone in the UK (or

Re: (OM2008.12) Blackness

2009-01-04 Thread Thomas White
Paul p...@nlpagan.net wrote: I know, I am going through distro's like crazy, but that's how I am. I flashed OM2008.12 but I can't keep it going. It boots, and after something like only 30 seconds it already blanks the screen and plays dead. Is there some setting I can adjust quickly to keep

Re: Buying a FrogPad in the UK

2009-01-04 Thread Thomas White
Sam Kuper sam.ku...@uclmail.net wrote: Whoa, that's a nifty keyboard! I'm in Cambridge too, and would love to see your FrogPad in action if you can get hold of one. I'd be very grateful if you'd keep me posted (on or off list, as you prefer). Will do. Watch out for the next Cambridge OM

Re: OpenMooCow 0.3

2008-12-19 Thread Thomas White
On Fri, 19 Dec 2008 10:24:23 +0100 KaZeR ka...@altern.org wrote: my SHR doesn't play the sound... am i missing something? Unable to open audio: No available audio device I had the exact same issue last week (haven't tried again since, and i'm currently flashing 2008.12) This sounds odd.

OpenMooCow 0.3

2008-12-18 Thread Thomas White
OpenMooCow 0.3 is now available: http://www.srcf.ucam.org/~taw27/openmoko/openmoocow/ Changes since version 0.2 are: - My finest programmer art has been banished to a suitable place, namely the fiery depths of Hades. It's been replaced with some much better graphics from openclipart.org. It's

Re: [OM2008.x] praise for the new testing image

2008-12-03 Thread Thomas White
On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 16:18:37 + Vasco Névoa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been trying the illume (gray) theme with the testing image, and it is badly broken - Enlightenment keeps crashing at random moments for reasons unknown. I find this too, but if you go into Illume's settings (this

Re: Optimization team update (11/23 ~ 11/29)

2008-12-01 Thread Thomas White
On Mon, 01 Dec 2008 22:22:28 +0900 William Kenworthy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: openmoocow (old version) started once out of three tries - left me at a grey screen otherwise. This is really my fault, due to a combination of MooCow's architecture in that version and the accelerometer driver

Re: Optimization team update (11/23 ~ 11/29)

2008-12-01 Thread Thomas White
On Mon, 1 Dec 2008 15:31:03 + Joseph Reeves [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There seems to be a strange problem with gtk apps that, when first loaded, they appear to freeze, but if you go back to home then select the open app from the top drop down list again, they work fine. It's an odd one to

Re: OpenMooCow 0.2

2008-12-01 Thread Thomas White
Joachim Breitner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nice. Is your git tree publicly available? Here you go, sorry for the wait: http://www.srcf.ucam.org/~taw27/openmoko/openmoocow/openmoocow.git Could you let me know if there are any problems with the current tip of 'master' on Thinkpad? It's working

GTK Redraw Issues (was: Optimization team update (11/23 ~ 11/29))

2008-11-30 Thread Thomas White
John Lee [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Julian is working on the GTK redraw issue, please help him out. Be sure to see my previous analysis sent upstream: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=561591 The problem arises because gtk_window_move_resize() temporarily freezes redraws on the assmption

Re: OpenMooCow 0.2

2008-11-29 Thread Thomas White
William Kenworthy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: tried to install it on 2008.9 - required new glib which predictably, killed some other apps - and on top doesnt run (enlightenment error). Will have to wait for possibly 2008.12 (?) until it can be used unless you are on another distro. Nyarg,

Re: OpenMooCow 0.2

2008-11-29 Thread Thomas White
Joachim Breitner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I took this as an encouragement to hack slightly on your code, so I did a slightly larger modification. Looks good. Just one comment: O_NONBLOCK doesn't seem to be honoured for the Neo accelerometers (hence the select() stuff). See this post on

OpenMooCow 0.2

2008-11-27 Thread Thomas White
While waiting for the Christmas puddings to cook this afternoon, I've been making a few updates to OpenMooCow. You can get version 0.2 from the same place as before: http://www.srcf.ucam.org/~taw27/openmoko/openmoocow/ Changes since version 0.1 are: - Moos when tilted either up or down (not

Re: OpenMooCow 0.2

2008-11-27 Thread Thomas White
Joachim Breitner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Nice! I hacked up some hdaps (read: Thinkpads) support, tested on a T41p Great stuff. Enrico told me that there was interest in making it work on Thinkpads, but I didn't expect it to happen within 90 minutes of releasing a new version. Feel the power

Re: The forbidden topic: Glamo OpenGL

2008-11-14 Thread Thomas White
way here. I've been programming OpenGL for almost two years (programming generally for a LOT longer), and I'm slowly learning kernel programming. However, I appreciate that it's going to take a whole lot more than that to make this work... Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials Science

Re: RESEND(Wrong Thread): IMAGE/MP3 licensing issue.

2008-11-12 Thread Thomas White
some kind of legal threat been made by someone? Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student) University of Cambridge / Downing College ___ Openmoko community mailing list community

Re: RESEND(Wrong Thread): IMAGE/MP3 licensing issue.

2008-11-12 Thread Thomas White
On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 20:15:44 +0800 Ray Chao [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: We are sorry that currently we have to remove all the images on the download server of Openmoko. http://downloads.openmoko.org/release/ Erk... are you able to give any more details about the exact reasons? Tom -- Thomas

Re: Bugs from Openmoko Public Trac in Devel list?

2008-10-31 Thread Thomas White
clearing up a huge backlog of old bug reports. What we're seeing is updates as bugs are marked as closed. I don't think it's going to be like this for too long... Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student) University of Cambridge

Re: General GPS Question

2008-10-30 Thread Thomas White
, the geometrical dilution of precision would be HUGE, and so the measurement would overall be very inaccurate. Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student) University of Cambridge / Downing College

Re: OpenMooCow 0.1

2008-10-15 Thread Thomas White
, you'll see data structures and methods completely over-engineered for what it actually does at the moment... Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student) University of Cambridge / Downing College

Re: OpenMooCow 0.1

2008-10-15 Thread Thomas White
). Glad everyone enjoys it :) Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student) University of Cambridge / Downing College ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http

OpenMooCow 0.1

2008-10-14 Thread Thomas White
(obtained from www.flashkit.com). Comments/abuse to this address. Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student) University of Cambridge / Downing College ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: [Debian/gta02v5] zhone suspend not working anymore

2008-09-29 Thread Thomas White
described in ticket #80 as causing trouble (ca19d1564). In either case, when I get the chance, I intend to do a git bisect to isolate my own problems between revision a1e97c611 and the current head. Hoping that this is at least vaguely helpful, Tom -- Thomas White Department of Materials

Re: [2008.9] Suspending questions

2008-09-23 Thread Thomas White
) the Neo gets woken up by a missed call and you don't notice for a number of hours. I think it's related to the screen blanking (maybe it's not actually falling asleep, just blanking the screen) - but I haven't tested thoroughly yet. Tom -- Thomas White - Downing College - Electron Microscopy

Re: Measure of the file /dev/input/event3 (Accelerometer data)

2008-09-23 Thread Thomas White
in my travels. To me, it looks like they're in cm/s/s, i.e. divide by 100 to get the familiar value of 9.8ish pointing downwards. Don't forget that (a) I may be wrong, and (b) The orientation of the accelerometers might need some calibration. Tom -- Thomas White - Downing College - Electron

Re: Measure of the file /dev/input/event3 (Accelerometer data)

2008-09-23 Thread Thomas White
On Tue, 23 Sep 2008 12:34:26 +0100 Thomas White [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I didn't come across anything about units in my travels. To me, it looks like they're in cm/s/s, i.e. divide by 100 to get the familiar value of 9.8ish pointing downwards. Ok, Paul's code says that the number

Re: Customized layout for illume keyboard

2008-09-10 Thread Thomas White
a bit when entering my PIN without a stylus. EXACTLY what I was looking for (and was about to have a go at creating myself). Many thanks! Tom -- Thomas White - Downing College - Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student), Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy University of Cambridge

Re: Questions regarding shell/startup scripts

2008-09-10 Thread Thomas White
it worked, it caused some problems when using SCP to transfer files to and from the Neo. Digging on the web suggested the problem was due to Dropbear sshd not getting along with Bash. I can describe more details of the problem if anyone's interested... Tom -- Thomas White - Downing College

Re: 10 Pack in West Midlands, England?

2008-04-28 Thread Thomas White
: Add yourself to the list and hopefully there'll be enough people to have a separate group order for the various corners of the country: http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/GroupSales#UK Tom -- Thomas White - Downing College - Electron Microscopy Group (PhD Student), Department of Materials Science