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the_oak
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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mfbrown
post Feb 18 2008, 06:42 AM
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Apologies if it seems as though I'm going off-thread, but this seems the most active relevant thread. Has Guylhem's externe.net site got a temporary problem, or have we lost his ROM? It's all 404ing at me! I am a new 6000 owner, haing had a 3100 on Cacko for a while, and wanted to try G-ROM. Or should I stick to Tetsu-ising Sharp? And I can't seem to get to Tetsu's kernel either. Can anyone help, or do I just try again in a few days?
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post Feb 18 2008, 01:09 PM
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QUOTE(mfbrown @ Feb 18 2008, 05:42 AM) *
Apologies if it seems as though I'm going off-thread, but this seems the most active relevant thread. Has Guylhem's externe.net site got a temporary problem, or have we lost his ROM? It's all 404ing at me! I am a new 6000 owner, haing had a 3100 on Cacko for a while, and wanted to try G-ROM. Or should I stick to Tetsu-ising Sharp? And I can't seem to get to Tetsu's kernel either. Can anyone help, or do I just try again in a few days?
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Mark

G-rom never got finished. At my last look it seemed kinda broken. I stuck to tetsuizing sharp. When I get a chance in the next few days I'll see what I can upload to you for tetsuizing if you like.

Speculatrix is quite right, of course--but if you can do what he is suggesting, then you can probably make Angstrom do your bidding as well. I'd love to see a really working angstrom qtopia 4 on a 6k (though you'd be trading vid acceleration for a faster kernel performance wise)
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post Feb 18 2008, 01:43 PM
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QUOTE(adf @ Feb 18 2008, 09:09 PM) *
Speculatrix is quite right, of course--but if you can do what he is suggesting, then you can probably make Angstrom do your bidding as well. I'd love to see a really working angstrom qtopia 4 on a 6k (though you'd be trading vid acceleration for a faster kernel performance wise)


yes, any serious effort on the 6000 would be better spent getting angstrom or debian up and running on it - search the angstrom mailing lists as there's been quite a bit of effort to make the 6000 work well.
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post Feb 19 2008, 12:40 AM
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QUOTE(speculatrix @ Feb 18 2008, 09:43 PM) *
QUOTE(adf @ Feb 18 2008, 09:09 PM) *
Speculatrix is quite right, of course--but if you can do what he is suggesting, then you can probably make Angstrom do your bidding as well. I'd love to see a really working angstrom qtopia 4 on a 6k (though you'd be trading vid acceleration for a faster kernel performance wise)


yes, any serious effort on the 6000 would be better spent getting angstrom or debian up and running on it - search the angstrom mailing lists as there's been quite a bit of effort to make the 6000 work well.


Thanks very much adf and speculatrix - yes, I'm afraid what speculatrix is suggesting is wholly beyond me - I'm just an "ordinary intelligent person" with an OIP's computer ability, not a programmer/hacker/whatever. I would be very happy with a Cacko-type ROM, just a bit more flexible and overclockable than SharpROM, and G-ROM release 4 looked OK. But it's gone. So, yes please, anything you can let me have to make my task easier and more idiot-proof would be very welcome! Incidentally, I don't know even where to get a SharpROM image now that interne.net is down - can anyone point me in the right direction for that in case I give up and have to go back to that? Mine as loaded is a bit buggy (battery applet disappeared, etc.). Thanks.
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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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