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« Reply #15 on: January 03, 2008, 10:08:39 am »
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I already did it last week.    I built the kernel and tested it on debian. If you are interested in it, I will upload the kernel and modules.
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« Reply #16 on: January 03, 2008, 06:20:17 pm »
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I already did it last week.    I built the kernel and tested it on debian. If you are interested in it, I will upload the kernel and modules.
Sure, pleazzzzzzz.  

Ok, I upload them in my blog. Check it
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« Reply #17 on: January 04, 2008, 01:05:48 am »
Dear jpmatrix,

DNS issue might be resolved by running android-root/init instead of runtime in start script.

Network is up.
http://androidzaurus.seesaa.net/article/74649330.html

A better way to bring network up.
http://androidzaurus.seesaa.net/article/74701717.html

Android console could be bring up by /system/bin/sh in start script and/or changing the system console to tty2 because android-init always grabs /dev/tty1.

setconsole and tty1
http://androidzaurus.seesaa.net/article/75560174.html

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« Reply #18 on: January 04, 2008, 03:27:38 am »
Look who's here, it's the author of all the androidzaurus.seesaa.net articles  
It's great to see you around, and keep up the good work!

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Dear jpmatrix,

DNS issue might be resolved by running android-root/init instead of runtime in start script.

Network is up.
http://androidzaurus.seesaa.net/article/74649330.html

A better way to bring network up.
http://androidzaurus.seesaa.net/article/74701717.html

Android console could be bring up by /system/bin/sh in start script and/or changing the system console to tty2 because android-init always grabs /dev/tty1.

setconsole and tty1
http://androidzaurus.seesaa.net/article/75560174.html

Cheers,
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« Reply #19 on: January 04, 2008, 05:11:22 am »
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DNS issue might be resolved by running android-root/init instead of runtime in start script.

gotcha! it works!!!!!

(sometimes i wonder why people simply doesn't write EXACTLY what is written in blogs/wiki......   )

i could launch the browser, and try some google searches with success!!!! terrrrrible

i also noticed that the hdd light was blinking a lot, i don't really know what is was looking/loading....

edited:i forgot to say that the touchscreeen was somewhat working : it seems rotated...but the screen respond!
« Last Edit: January 04, 2008, 05:29:04 am by jpmatrix »
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« Reply #20 on: January 04, 2008, 11:54:33 pm »
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DNS issue might be resolved by running android-root/init instead of runtime in start script.

gotcha! it works!!!!!

(sometimes i wonder why people simply doesn't write EXACTLY what is written in blogs/wiki......   )

i could launch the browser, and try some google searches with success!!!! terrrrrible

i also noticed that the hdd light was blinking a lot, i don't really know what is was looking/loading....

edited:i forgot to say that the touchscreeen was somewhat working : it seems rotated...but the screen respond!

Glad to know you've successfully done.

My case, the touch screen sometimes woks, sometimes doesn't. It's unstable.

The coordinate of touchscreen is in landscape view, even though frame buffer is in portlait view. It really confusing. I think touchscreen driver needs a little hack to incooperate with "service call window 18 i32 1" command.

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« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2008, 08:07:43 am »
Dear cortez,

Thank you very much for your welcoming message. There are two more guys successfully booted Android on Zaurus based on your install image.

Android on Zaurus
http://ceo.gclue.jp/2008/01/04/android-on-zaurus/

His comment is "it is encouraging to develop some Android applets."

Android Zaurus: the movie
http://blog.so-net.ne.jp/vhehas/2008-01-05

He uploaded a movie Android is working on Zaurus.

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« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2008, 08:42:42 am »
Android Zaurus,

i love your RotateView applet  Thank you !!!

and i've just tried this one:
http://www.androidapps.org/2007/12/android...odge-balls.html

it works! .... in fact at least it runs, but i've troubles with the keyboard to play it
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« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2008, 08:49:43 am »
just another world to say that i've just tried google maps on Android ! wwwwhooooowwww!!!!

full screen rendering on the zaurus !

-launch Maps
-press Calendar to have the menu, then Search
then enter your address
-press "S" to have the famous Google satellite view ! enjoy !!!
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« Reply #24 on: January 05, 2008, 08:06:42 pm »
You guys are my heroes!!!!! Android is the future!! Think about it.. the biggest tech company and most successful backing this project and the manpower that will be developing for it will be MIND BLOWING.. It's so sweet that you guys are letting us have a working preview of the future.

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« Reply #25 on: January 06, 2008, 03:53:29 am »
after playing a little with android, it happens that my hdd went full !!! apparently the tmp directory is growing fast as you use android... i notice it is erased on android launch but is it safe to erase it as android is running ???
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« Reply #26 on: January 06, 2008, 05:04:02 pm »
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after playing a little with android, it happens that my hdd went full !!! apparently the tmp directory is growing fast as you use android... i notice it is erased on android launch but is it safe to erase it as android is running ???

does it generate lots of new files, or one big one? If one big one, can you symlink it to /dev/null? Or, if not possible, delete /tmp and symlink to a directory on a flash card?
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« Reply #27 on: January 07, 2008, 07:20:44 pm »
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after playing a little with android, it happens that my hdd went full !!! apparently the tmp directory is growing fast as you use android... i notice it is erased on android launch but is it safe to erase it as android is running ???

Good point, jpmatrix.

I tried ls  on android-root/tmp.
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-rw------- root     root        11429 2008-01-07 23:37 eventlog
srwxrwxrwx root     root              2008-01-07 23:36 system_bus_socket
-rw-r--r-- root     root            5 2008-01-07 23:36 messagebus.pid
prw--w--w- root     root              2008-01-07 23:43 android-SurfaceFlingerSynchro
-rw-r--r-- root     root         4096 2008-01-07 23:37 android-shared_heap.1864.0x157f80
-rw-r--r-- app_0    app_0       23552 2008-01-07 23:37 media.db
-rw-rw-rw- root     root      9838592 2008-01-07 23:37 android-shared_heap.1864.0x189b90
-rw-rw-rw- app_4    app_4     1048576 2008-01-07 23:37 android-shared_heap.1897.0x15df98
-rw-r--r-- app_0    app_0       12288 2008-01-07 23:37 im_transient.db
-rw-rw-rw- phone    phone     1048576 2008-01-07 23:38 android-shared_heap.1899.0x18f678
-rw-r--r-- app_0    app_0        2048 2008-01-07 23:37 contacts_presence.db
-rw-rw-rw- root     root      9838592 2008-01-07 23:37 android-shared_heap.1864.0x1b1c80
-rw-rw-rw- phone    phone     1048576 2008-01-07 23:38 android-shared_heap.1899.0x186ba0
-rw-rw-rw- root     root      9838592 2008-01-07 23:38 android-shared_heap.1864.0x1a4088
-rw-rw-rw- phone    phone     1048576 2008-01-07 23:38 android-shared_heap.1899.0x1947b8
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Each Android applet eats 1M to 9M bytes shared memory and they are put in /tmp. I guess Dalvik VM does this trick. Obviously you can't delete them on runtime.

For a real target device, /tmp is usually assigned to ramfs. Our Android Zaurus case, it's on internal hdd/flash filesystem. I've been wondering why Android runs on poor 64M, but shared memory on /tmp explains a little.

On the other hand, if android-root/tmp goes to ramfs, Android Zaurus may run much faster. There's always bright side.

By the way, start-android script erases android-root/tmp each time at startup. The reason is binderdev.o reports warning if messagebus.pid[/] exists in android-root/tmp at boot up. So I decided clean them up all in start script. Well, it's supposed to be volatile anyway.

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« Reply #28 on: January 08, 2008, 07:32:49 am »
Can I use wireless cf card with android? my card is a planex that use hostap driver
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« Reply #29 on: January 08, 2008, 02:25:45 pm »
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Can I use wireless cf card with android? my card is a planex that use hostap driver

android is chrooted under your main distro (debian or angstrom). so if your card is supported, there's no problem at all
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