Jornada820 - cheers
Sat Jul 30 18:27:08 CEST 2005
the Jornada 820 is _still_ a great platform and design. It's a pity the
folks who designed it aren't at least following it's extended life --
way beyond it's natural life. They would have to be amazed.
On Sat, 30 Jul 2005 12:00:33 +0200 (CEST),
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> 1. More hacking the j820 (Far?)
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> Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 07:16:12 -0400
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> OK, so I completely rehauled the build infrastructure. You might want to
> make dist-clean
> before you use it, if you update your CVS.
> I made everything much more deterministic by only picking
> well-numbered version. No more dependency on moving CVS targets.
> (Well, OK, the toolchain still moves, but that's a one liner away in
> the Makefile.) Note that on x86_64, gcc 4.0 or 3.4 won't compile the
> toolchain so you'll need gcc 3.3 for that.
> I hacked a bit the USB with the "improvement" that the j820 crashes
> immediately when you modprobe usb-ohci-sa1101 instead of doing a
> corrupting fandango on core first.
> I cleaned up the 2.6 source so that at least it would compile, though
> it has no chance in hell of running in its current state... that's
> just to make the compile not bork before the file that YOU will be
> hacking. For you're gonna hack, won't you? (Who am I kidding)
> I got schemix to compile as a module under both kernel 2.4 and 2.6, so
> that we may do some live runtime development/debugging on the kernel
> with it -- if it actually runs (not tested yet, and it might miss some
> FPU functions, oops). To enable it, just have the SCHEME environment
> variable pointing to some valid scheme interpreter, such as
> export SCHEME=mzscheme
> If we actually get it to work, I'll try to figure out what happens
> when the keyboard is locked up. (Do you have an idea?)
> The j720 developer have a sa1111 working ok except for cpufreq, so
> we'll soon have an upstream strongarm kernel to get working code and
> inspiration from.
> As you see, I'm an infrastructure guy. I can get the infrastructure
> right, but there's a limit to what I can do regarding drivers & co.
> [ François-René ÐVB Rideau | Reflection&Cybernethics |
> http://fare.tunes.org ]
> The meta-Turing test counts a thing as intelligent if it seeks to apply
> Turing tests to objects of its own creation.
> -- Lew Mammel, Jr.
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