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post Jan 27 2008, 08:04 AM
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My 6000 is a favorite device, except for one thing. Video playback of wmv files! They are slow motion, and choppy. I wonder if installing the fast kernel as described here would help. I also have an NEC MobilePro 900C (with cmonex rom) that has the same processor and a screen that is ... how should I put it? AWFUL! Yet it will play these wmv files just fine. It has no video acceleration (that I know of). It kills me that my Z (with it's gorgeous screen) can't do this too!

Has anyone used the instructions linked to above? Are these instructions fairly dummy-proof? Will this kernel help with mplayer? And is this kernel 100% compatible with Sharp ROM and ipks I already have?
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post Jan 27 2008, 10:24 PM
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Well, I did it. I flashed the fast kernel using the above mentioned howto. One of the files it says to download is not there (keyboard.tar.gz). Another file (encsh) is there, but there is no instruction for what to do with it. But this does not seem to affect anything. The upgrade went fine. I think it feels zippier, but I have no way to measure this. I did have to drop in a couple modules (serial_cs.o, pelrun's >2GB sd module, and pegasus.o). So now it sees my 2 GB SD card. smile.gif

The only thing I see as a possible problem is that usb_ohci_tc6393 module is missing. Can I get that from someone? I believe it is used to connect usb devices. I'll have to see if thumb drives (and such) work without it.

Also, is there an overclocking utility? (It seems to me that there was one back when I tried Guylhem's rom.) or is the cpu self throttling?

EDIT: One more thing: The on/off button no longer suspends. I have to suspend from the start button menu. Any way to fix that?

EDIT2: After re-reading some old posts, I have discovered that the >2GB SD driver was pelrun's, not adf's. (sorry to credit wrongly) Adf did contribute numerous other modules compiled for the 6000.
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the_oak   Fast (tetsuized?) Kernel For Sharp Rom   Jan 27 2008, 08:04 AM
adf   QUOTE(the_oak @ Jan 27 2008, 07:04 AM) My...   Jan 27 2008, 03:24 PM
the_oak   Well, I did it. I flashed the fast kernel using th...   Jan 27 2008, 10:24 PM
the_oak   After a good nights sleep, (was working on this ti...   Jan 28 2008, 06:39 AM
deluxe   Don't know if this applies to your .wmv files ...   Jan 28 2008, 06:58 AM
the_oak   Cacko is not available for our 6000s. Is that spee...   Jan 28 2008, 09:13 AM
adf   QUOTE(the_oak @ Jan 28 2008, 08:13 AM) Ca...   Jan 28 2008, 10:03 AM
the_oak   I found battery-changeCCCRapplet_1.1.0_arm.ipk her...   Jan 28 2008, 11:15 AM
speculatrix   I don't think Toshiba *ever* released the full...   Jan 28 2008, 03:57 PM
the_oak   speculatrix, I hope someone can find that referenc...   Jan 29 2008, 05:41 AM
speculatrix   QUOTE(the_oak @ Jan 29 2008, 01:41 PM) th...   Jan 29 2008, 08:23 AM
adf   what do you mean "can't use the power but...   Jan 29 2008, 10:52 AM
the_oak   When I press the power button (the on/off physical...   Jan 29 2008, 11:47 AM
the_oak   Just out of curiosity, what ROM have I installed i...   Jan 29 2008, 04:31 PM
the_oak   I've been checking around and now believe my p...   Jan 30 2008, 10:11 AM
adf   QUOTE(the_oak @ Jan 30 2008, 09:11 AM) I...   Jan 30 2008, 03:10 PM
mfbrown   Apologies if it seems as though I'm going off-...   Feb 18 2008, 06:42 AM
adf   QUOTE(mfbrown @ Feb 18 2008, 05:42 AM) Ap...   Feb 18 2008, 01:09 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(adf @ Feb 18 2008, 09:09 PM) Specul...   Feb 18 2008, 01:43 PM
mfbrown   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Feb 18 2008, 09:43 PM...   Feb 19 2008, 12:40 AM
speculatrix   I think that Guylhem was essentially taking the te...   Feb 18 2008, 07:43 AM
the_oak   It appears that Guylhem has recently taken down hi...   Feb 24 2008, 08:07 AM
adf   I'd do a new sharprom, followed by tetsus stuf...   Feb 24 2008, 12:56 PM
mfbrown   QUOTE(the_oak @ Feb 24 2008, 04:07 PM) I ...   Feb 27 2008, 09:30 AM
speculatrix   I do have some of Guylhem's stuff downloaded, ...   Feb 24 2008, 02:12 PM
speculatrix   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Feb 24 2008, 10:12 PM...   Feb 24 2008, 02:15 PM
mfbrown   QUOTE(speculatrix @ Feb 24 2008, 10:15 PM...   Feb 27 2008, 09:34 AM
HoloVector   QUOTE(mfbrown @ Feb 27 2008, 11:34 AM) QU...   Feb 27 2008, 01:10 PM
mfbrown   QUOTE(HoloVector @ Feb 27 2008, 09:10 PM)...   Mar 12 2008, 01:13 PM
the_oak   Well, I've updated to the v16 Tetsu kernel...   Feb 24 2008, 05:06 PM
pelrun   Ignore those particular "scary errors", ...   Feb 24 2008, 10:02 PM
the_oak   Any thoughts on changing the default clocking on r...   Feb 26 2008, 04:51 AM

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