QUOTE(lardman @ Jul 4 2005, 09:07 PM)
Do you have a poodle?
Nope, no Poodle (SL-5600) here. A friendly soul on this board helped me porting the firmware to it.
People seem to like your particular flavour of OZ, drop me a line and I'll see what I can do to test/build a version for the c7x0 machines.
Sure, just grab the latest CVS snapshot
with the "hentges" meta-data (hasn't been updated since June, 27th or so). Installation is a little bit tricky though but as you are familiar with OE, it shouldn't be a problem for you.
Just symlink the folders into your OE tree. Some files (DISTRO config etc) will need to be symlinked into the correct OE folders manually I'm afraid. I didn't spend much work in optimising the installation process heh.
What's the partitioning on a C7x0? The output of "df -h" would be useful. Maybe you could skip the CardFS and just put everything inside the flash like on Akita.
My version at home supports devices with flash > 16Mb alot better than the current CVS, however, I have no way of uploading it ATM.
bitbake hentges/hentges-opie-image-small-[de|en] builds a minimalistic initrd.bin for
16MB flash devices.
bitbake hentges/cardfs-$something builds the cardfs image.
However, the real effort goes into the hand-tuning / pre-configuring the (Opie) environment for a better out of the box experience.
Setting up subapplet (which is kinda bugged for VGA screens BTW) to hide seldom used taskbar applets and configuring a readable font for the GUI and opie-console on VGA screens for example.
These are things which require time and dedication but the result is a better user experience IMO.