Re: WikiReader sales and the future of Openmoko

2010-08-22 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
And if it frees up developer resources to doing just hardware and kernel support by not doing a huge effort like OE-based Om2007.2/Om2008/Om2009 on the software distribution, I'm all for it. hmmm. on htcdream, having something half-usable was so hard... for instance: No alsa driver shipped

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-29 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
Hi, Am Samstag 28 August 2010 schrieb Timo Juhani Lindfors: I don't really see the point in having a yet another distribution. Just take an existing distribution and configure it to fit this task. Optionally contribute back some new packages. Configuring a system for GPS-only use is an

Re: Freerunner - small and fast distribution only for GPS

2010-08-30 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sun, 2010-08-29 at 16:03 +0200, Carsten Gerlach wrote: Hi, Am Samstag 28 August 2010 schrieb Timo Juhani Lindfors: I don't really see the point in having a yet another distribution. Just take an existing distribution and configure it to fit this task. Optionally contribute back some

Re: Openmoko on Wikipedia

2010-10-29 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Thu, 2010-10-28 at 10:27 +0200, Eric Ehlers wrote: Hello, I added a new section (2.5) to the Openmoko page on wikipedia in an attempt to reflect the latest status of the project: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Openmoko I also think that the history is a bit short, but I don't know

Re: [GTA04] When is the next and more powerful openmoko releasing

2010-10-30 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
Sean has given us a very important learning: we should use catalog components (e.g. DigiKey, Farnell, Mouser, RS-Components) as good as possible. Unfortunately they don't have a smartphone case. Maybe you can find one here:

Re: Another so suitable for freeruner?

2010-11-09 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Mon, 2010-11-08 at 20:45 +0100, David Lanzendörfer wrote: I'm sure GNUtoo will be pleased to do this too, as soon as he got a new OpenMoko. I've already one, I do not need 2 freerunner for this project. Denis. ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: [e-users] Someone is trying to patent Quickwriting

2010-11-21 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sun, 2010-11-21 at 16:24 +0100, Daniele Ricci wrote: On Sun, Nov 21, 2010 at 15:41, Dave Andreoli d...@gurumeditation.it wrote: Yeah , ABSOLUTELY!! What can we do to stop this patent? 8pen is EXACTLY the same as quikwriting. what can we do? are you involved in the quikwriting project?

Re: gestures (on SHR)

2011-01-07 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
I can't seem to get past the initial make the gesture after selecting a model and pressing the train button. I've the same issue. Should the frontend still function as described in the wiki? I started looking into the underlying scripts, but haven't found the start or end yet. The library

Re: some advertising

2011-01-12 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 16:38 +0100, Sylvain Paré wrote: :) you are welcome for the .ogg! the cons is that I can't know how many personne did look the video as I only have a counter on vimeo. (only html code on my personnal page...) count me as viewer of the ogg version. Denis.

Re: [Shr-Devel] some advertising

2011-01-15 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
I did a video as well, showing my new dual-booting solution called Bootr: http://vimeo.com/18744450 With Bootr you can switch between WebOS and SHR at bootup. Bootr lives here: https://github.com/slyon/bootr I tried really hard to see this video, I tried : *viewing with gnash *using some

Re: GTA04 hardware suggestion and discussions : 802.11n dual-band+Bluetooth+FM transceiver (Broadcom BCM4329)

2011-02-07 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sat, 2011-02-05 at 09:18 +0100, Glenn Moeller-Holst wrote: 9th January 2011, Bcm4329 driver source code: http://forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=906628 Quote: ... I tried many ways, last modified module name, unexpectedly successful, it is funny. I wouldn't go for an android

Re: GTA04 hardware suggestion and discussions : 802.11n dual-band+Bluetooth+FM transceiver (Broadcom BCM4329)

2011-02-09 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
Bcm4329. Driver has some issues...dichiara as : *Androidi specific driver *No cfg80211 *can have wext...but no standard scanning Denis Sentire from a mobile device Glenn glenn.mh...@gmail.com ha scritto: Another hardware suggestion for GTA04Ax: This chip could be a candidate for dual-band

Re: osmocombb?

2011-08-26 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Friday, August 26, 2011 02:42:33 pm Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote: Benjamin Deering ben_deer...@swissmail.org writes: Has anyone tried this open source calypso firmware on their freerunner yet? http://bb.osmocom.org/trac/ Not many of us have our own base station yet and afaik it is not

Re: Writing my own Free Plain Phone sw distro for GTA02

2011-09-18 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
In order words, the phone functionality I am after is what people would call a dumb phone, or I prefer to call it a Plain Phone to use a more neutral / non-derogatory term. feature phone is also non-derogatory and means exacty the same thing Learning motivation: that's the biggest one for me.

Re: [Gta04-owner] GTA04 Boot speed comparison

2011-09-21 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
BTW: David has reported that the original QtMoko rootfs image does boot and allows to do some useful things on the GTA04. So it does not appear difficult to adapt a real and full QtMoko (or SHR or hackable:1 or ...) release for the GTA04. I wrote a porting guide for SHR(we also have one for

Re: Liberated Calypso docs found

2011-09-28 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
1. Acting on the authority of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the decrees of V. I. Lenin, declare TI's copyright on the ware to be null and void in the USSR jurisdiction Not a good idea, see

Re: Liberated Calypso docs found

2011-09-28 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 2011-09-27 at 18:23 +, Michael Sokolov wrote: Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought OsmocomBB still runs GSM layers 2 and 3 on the external host, not on the Calypso itself, right? And no in-call handover yet, no SMS yet, probably nothing even close to deep sleep mode

Re: GTA02 fails to charge

2011-10-02 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Thu, 2011-09-29 at 19:52 -0400, Brian wrote: On Thu, 29 Sep 2011 16:50:33 -0500 Cristian Gómez cristianp...@gmail.com wrote: I have a doubt about this because my FreeRunner only lasts 1 day charged and I want to use it more now, I read this thread and like Ivan, the first thing that

Re: phone extraction device

2011-10-02 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sun, 2011-10-02 at 04:12 +0200, Rashid wrote: You may have heard about the Cellebrite cell phone extraction device (UFED) in the news lately. It gives law enforcement officials the ability to access all the information on your cell phone within a few short minutes.

Re: [SHR] distro upgrade

2011-11-23 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
Because my problem is that my lock button is broken. So, to reflash, I have to open the phone and manually make contact, which is quite difficult for a clumsy man. why not booting on microsd and then flashing from there? Denis. ___ Openmoko community

Re: GTA04 Group Buy - Status

2011-12-02 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
What is the status of the GTA04 graphics chip implementation. I have done a lot of work on the GTA02 with my graphics based apps, and the main issue for me is the very poor graphics performance with the chip in use on that platform. I run the apps over the USB link to any PC using X, and the

Re: [OT] HP contributes webOS software to the open source community

2011-12-12 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
For me SHR or QTMoko should takes the card metaphor idea. It is really THE thing for me + the gesture handling, and both can be taken. I personally would love to be able to adapt these in Enlightenment. It's already done in elfe but requires a 24 or 32bit framebuffer. *)enable elfe and disable

Replicant for GTA04? (Was WebOS for GTA04?)

2011-12-18 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
After HP announced to open source WebOS I wonder what we need to get it onto a GTA04 device? And is there already a clear picture how completely the source will be opened? Under which licence? And which limitations? Which timeframe? Questions over questions... Let's discuss answers... Why not

Re: [Gta04-owner] [FOSDEM] Third call for sessions for the FOSDEM cross-distribution miniconference

2011-12-23 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
and the other one describing the state of the ports. I guess I'll have to be part of the talk since I'm the one that knows all the ports, But that doesn't necessarly means that I would be the only one involved in that, I think we should involve all the people doing ports. By the way, what about

Re: [Gta04-owner] QtMoko v38 for GTA04 with suspend and GSM calls

2012-01-31 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
hi, how did you get suspend working reliabily? personally I've that: [ 406.115966] platform l3_main.0: LATE power domain suspend [ 406.121612] platform iva.0: LATE power domain suspend

Re: Looking for a GPS only distribution for Freerunner

2012-02-14 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
So, I'm looking for someone already working on a project like this: selecting and configuring the right tools for converting a FreeRunner in a raw in-car GPS. Why not making a GPS-only image, for instance in the SHR distribution. it's just a mather of selecting the right packages to put in the

Re: what to with 02 when upgrading to 04? was: Re: How to bring forward the community?

2012-03-04 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
- what's so hackable about the calypso fw? as far as i recall, it was a major afford to get an updated fw and make it flashable. and how much less hackable is the new gsm chip's fw? Well, you can run osmocom-bb or nuttx on it. for instance with nuttx: root@om-gta02:~# /etc/init.d/dbus-1 stop

Re: what to with 02 when upgrading to 04? was: Re: How to bring forward the community?

2012-03-04 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
However, my work on building a Totally Illegal Phone That points nowhere. I think you should instead try to go the legal way, so you can't be attacked in court, because it's way too easy to attack you if you do something illegal. Theses companies have a lot of lawyers and spend a lot on it. The

Re: what to with 02 when upgrading to 04? was: Re: How to bring forward the community?

2012-03-05 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
It may not be that complicated, but it is morally wrong. It is morally wrong to help or support someone who is guilty of hoarding the good code and denying it to the public. so proprietary software(calypso source code is not free software) is morally good and free software(osmocombb and

Re: Discussion: what are your dreams for the Openmoko Community

2012-04-28 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
So what are your dreams with respect to open mobile handhelds? I desesperately want an usable phone for my use case: 1) free software only on the main CPU. 2)reliable telephony: Without a good SHR forwarder I can't use it at all, even if I forget about the other issues. I also suspect

Re: [dfu-util] who use it for flashing FR?

2012-05-07 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Monday, May 07, 2012 02:58:24 PM Patryk Benderz wrote: Hi all, regarding recent discussion on de...@lists.openmoko.org [1] I am asking, how many of you are still using dfu-util for flashing your FR's internal I do but I have not to forget to nand scrub my NAND before booting (

Deseperately need some GTA02 debug board cable...

2012-06-20 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
Hi, my debug board cable again broke... With the debug board I was able to send some patches upstream like: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git;a=commit;h=ad20ff920c1fd217578e2c637dd50c1878a21c06

Re: Open GSM firmware - OsmocomBB supports Neo FreeRunner

2012-07-10 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 2012-07-10 at 13:14 +0200, Martix wrote: Hi! There is some GTA02 support in OsmocomBB project. You can flash open source firmware for TI Calypso GSM modem. http://bb.osmocom.org/trac/wiki/OpenMoko 1) no need to flash it, just load it. 2) flashing doesn't work currently with the

Re: [Shr-Devel] About the future of the freesmartphone.org middleware

2012-08-01 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 2012-07-31 at 23:13 +0200, Neil Jerram wrote: - GPS: it seems clear now that it was a mistake to pull that under the FSO umbrella, and that mobile devices should just use standard gpsd instead However I was told that adding support for AGPS and GTA02 UBX would not be

Re: [Shr-Devel] About the future of the freesmartphone.org middleware

2012-08-03 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Fri, 2012-08-03 at 16:47 +0200, Neil Jerram wrote: Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli gnu...@no-log.org writes: On Tue, 2012-07-31 at 23:13 +0200, Neil Jerram wrote: - GPS: it seems clear now that it was a mistake to pull that under the FSO umbrella, and that mobile devices should just

Re: problem with microsd

2012-09-28 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:17:30 +0200 Davide Scaini dsca...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all. I asked on shr user list with no luck. I'm using shr-core, I have this problem: the device for the microsd is not created, i.e. /dev/mmcblk0p1 does not exist. Do you have any fast fix? This is the problem:

Re: Problems using recent Rogers Wireless (Canada) SIMs in GTA02

2012-09-28 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Thu, 27 Sep 2012 07:48:12 +0100 Al Johnson openm...@mazikeen.demon.co.uk wrote: Have you tried the new SIM in any other 2G-only phone? SIMs from 3(UK network) seem to work only in 3G-capable devices. I never looked into how or why, but it's possible Rogers are doing this with new SIMs

Re: Some questions about the freerunne

2012-10-17 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 16 Oct 2012 23:45:54 +0200 Michaël Parchet mparc...@sunrise.ch wrote: is there a possibility to add the 3g and make some phone with this ? Maybe trough USB host but that would eat the battery fast... Is there a software to reed and edit the opendocument ? Try abiword, abiword

Re: Help needed with GSM Geolocation without GPS

2012-11-06 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Mon, 5 Nov 2012 16:01:21 + (UTC) robin spielr...@web.de wrote: Hi, I wanted to give the GSM location a try. So what I would like to acchieve in the end is: 0. GPS off 1. GSM Cells are detected 2. Triangulation takes place (I don't know yet if eg signal strength is used) 3.

Re: [off-topic] smartphone alternatives?

2012-12-17 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Mon, 17 Dec 2012 17:59:46 +0100 francesco.dev...@mailoo.org wrote: Hi list Sadly to say, my GTA02 is going to retire. It is having too much troubles to be used as a daily phone and I'm thinking to replace it. The perfect candidate is the GTA04 but I can't afford its cost right now. I

Re: [off-topic] smartphone alternatives?

2012-12-19 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 18 Dec 2012 11:06:01 +0100 cyberesprit cyberesp...@cyberesprit.fr wrote: hi! There may be geeksphones? http://www.geeksphone.com/old/en/moviles/zero/ * The geeksphones(one and zero) require proprietary userspace libraries. * The geeksphones(one and zero) use a qualcomm System

Re: [off-topic] smartphone alternatives?

2012-12-19 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 18 Dec 2012 21:28:48 +0100 arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote: speaking of the n900: FSO is supposed to support that one and i guess SHR would work too. i hope to get another n900 in a near future and to be able to test that Nice, we need help for the Modem-Sound card forwarder,

Re: [off-topic] smartphone alternatives?

2012-12-19 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:29:49 +0100 francesco.dev...@mailoo.org wrote: But on another mobile system I'm lost, I have to learn it and maybe I don't want to. Yes android is very different. And who assure me that I'm free as I am on a GTA? I can assure you that you're not as free as on the GTA

Re: Would offer my gta04...

2012-12-30 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:00:24 +0100 ri...@happyleptic.org wrote: ...to someone who think he can contribute something to this project. I'm too lazy to package and ship it so the hacker would have to live near Paris (fr). I received it many time ago but haven't played with it yet (beside

Re: [FOSDEM-Devrooms] World of OpenPhoenux

2013-01-08 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Mon, 7 Jan 2013 09:27:02 +0100 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: * Replicant software And a talk about that too. Denis. ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: [Shr-Devel] silent SMS

2013-01-12 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sat, 12 Jan 2013 16:15:10 +0100 Matthias Apitz g...@unixarea.de wrote: Hello, Hi, are such messages signalled by the modem to the software I don't know in fso, I should try... But with the luca/catcher branch of osmocomb you can notice silent SMS with show catcher command. But the

Re: Stripped down GTA04A5 - interested?

2013-01-22 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:18:45 +0100 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: * no Sirf IV GPS receiver (but internal Antenna with GPS receiver inside UMTS module will be available) That's kind of problematic for privacy, with that anti-feature you can be localized more precisely trough

Re: tizen released

2013-02-18 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:44:58 +0800 Paul Wise pa...@bonedaddy.net wrote: git repos here: https://review.tizen.org/git/ was it ported on some real devices beside the emulator? Denis. ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org

Re: GTA02 act as gps mouse?

2013-03-17 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli gnu...@no-log.org # #This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify #it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by #the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or #(at your option) any later version

Re: [Gta04-owner] Invitation to indicate interest in next batch of GTA04A5 boards

2013-04-02 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:22:39 +0100 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: So we unfortunately have to postpone the production of GTA04A5 boards, until someone manages to create more demand. This is a little sad, since we now have solved all technological problems and could start

Re: [Gta04-owner] Invitation to indicate interest in next batch of GTA04A5 boards

2013-04-02 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Tue, 26 Mar 2013 15:58:10 +0100 Radek Polak pson...@seznam.cz wrote: I think there might be interest in encrypted GSM calls - those customers would be not worried by big price. It's just matter of implementing SW for it. There are several solutions for that but using plain GSM won't work

Re: [Gta04-owner] Invitation to indicate interest in next batch of GTA04A5 boards

2013-04-03 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Wed, 3 Apr 2013 08:59:03 +0200 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: Am 02.04.2013 um 22:35 schrieb Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli: On Tue, 26 Mar 2013 11:22:39 +0100 Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller h...@goldelico.com wrote: So we unfortunately have to postpone the production

Re: The open hardware phone project that's had the most interest

2013-10-17 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sat, 5 Oct 2013 17:19:18 +0200 joerg Reisenweber jo...@openmoko.org wrote: In the last 50 years I've seen only _one_ truly modular concept for electronic circuits that would basically meet the flexibility requirements you are asking for:

Re: The open hardware phone project that's had the most interest

2013-10-17 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sat, 05 Oct 2013 17:24:51 +0200 Raphael Wimmer raphael.wim...@ifi.lmu.de wrote: * The concept assumes that all components use a common communication backplane. This is not feasible, as a variety of voltages and communication protocols are in use in a typical phone (I2C, SPI, UART, USB,

Re: The open hardware phone project that's had the most interest

2013-10-17 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Sat, 05 Oct 2013 15:00:07 -0400 Stefan Monnier monn...@iro.umontreal.ca wrote: And it would be bulkier and more expensive than a non-modular phone, of course. http://components.arrow.com/part/search/buglabs The main cost in doing that is the plastic of the modules. Denis.

Re: Kernel 3.x and Freerunner

2014-01-30 Thread Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli
On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 11:54:40 +0100 Mike Crash m...@mikecrash.com wrote: Hello, last two years I was busy with other private stuff, now I have returned to my old projects and also my Neo. I have completely rewritten my software and I want to compile it for Neo. But new software is not