Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-30 Thread Davide Scaini
I tried the beta2 release... I found it better than the previous one, but needs still a lot of work to do. Lots of crashes of the apps... and the same problems you mentioned: - low call volume - unreliable wifiscan (but i managed to do it 3 times succesfully, the real bug is that you can't type

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-29 Thread Joel Newkirk
On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 00:21:26 -0500, Charles Pax charles@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 9:06 AM, Russell Hay russe...@ysmail.net wrote: Just installed the latest android image, and it's looking nice, responsiveness is where 2008.8 used to be, and my main gripes from a 1hr play

[android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread Russell Hay
Just installed the latest android image, and it's looking nice, responsiveness is where 2008.8 used to be, and my main gripes from a 1hr play are; - very low call volume, despite setting it to full - to accept calls, you have to use use the key sequence as follows: power button- choose

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread arne anka
- to accept calls, you have to use use the key sequence as follows: power button- choose keyboard-hit the phone icon Just an inital impression - and I appreciate it's a port so these are workarounds for a lack of a keyboard! what's the aux button used for? since koolu (or whoever) ported

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread Russell Hay
aux button seems to reject incoming calls - and also to 'go back' when browsing the menus. As you say I expect someone will get around to making it more usable - it's still released as 'Beta 2' right now. 2009/1/22 arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de - to accept calls, you have to use use the

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread Davide Scaini
just few question: which image? which kernel? which boot loader? (is there a version of uboot already patched for kernels of more than 1.8mb?) flash or sd? thanks! [i'm interested in testing android but i'm afraid of distroing my actual uboot configuration that works nicely booting my debian ;-)

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread Russell Hay
Hey, sorry I'm being remiss :-) I used the images here http://freerunner.android.koolu.com/release-files - that page also shows how you need to partition your SD card. The kernel image is 1.9Mb therefore works with my 'normal' uboot. I flashed it rather than play around with the SD card option.

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread dscaini
nice! thank you very much i'll give a try immediately! d On 1/22/09, Russell Hay russe...@ysmail.net wrote: Hey, sorry I'm being remiss :-) I used the images here http://freerunner.android.koolu.com/release-files - that page also shows how you need to partition your SD card. The kernel

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread Timo Juhani Lindfors
Davide Scaini dsca...@gmail.com writes: which boot loader? (is there a version of uboot already patched for kernels of more than 1.8mb?) U-boot has been able to load large kernels from ext2 for a long time afaik. ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread Jim Ancona
On Thu, Jan 22, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindf...@iki.fi wrote: Davide Scaini dsca...@gmail.com writes: which boot loader? (is there a version of uboot already patched for kernels of more than 1.8mb?) U-boot has been able to load large kernels from ext2 for a long time

Re: [android] inital thoughts

2009-01-22 Thread C├ędric Berger
On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 06:21, Charles Pax charles@gmail.com wrote: If the rumors [1] of the G2 are true, we won't have to worry about ugly workarounds; a touch screen only interface will be in the upstream Yes, there is touchscreen only support in development. The coming android cupcake