2010/9/4 Narendra Sisodiya <narendra(a)narendrasisodiya.com>
2010/9/4 Henrik Nordström <henrik(a)henriknordstrom.net>
lör 2010-09-04 klockan 00:36 +0530 skrev Narendra Sisodiya:
> > I was talking about generics steps and existing work.
> It's hard to speak about generic steps here. But afaik no efforts have
> been put into making a Fedora ARM Tablet edition if that is what you
> wonder. But Fedora in general do contain all the stuff you need for a
> nice tablet experience.
> The hardest part in getting a new device running is getting a working
> kernel + bootloader access.
The CPU is Marvell Aspen 88AP166.
But as far as, I know that Debian and fedora has ARM port. If there is a
CPU which is based on ARM, then it should work. I know this is not
I am not worrying about bootloader as I can get development platform.
If I try like -
using virtualbox (ARM) and install fedora ARM over it. installating OLPC
desktop interface, removing gnome desktop manager, creating live usb/iso out
of this installation. mount liveusb and extract rootfs. now using rootfs
and development platform , I will boot with iso or rootfs.
Does it sound any meaningful ? I am not a expert in this kind of job.
> After that getting the graphics drivers
> running proper (kernel + xorg, but I suppose most if not all drives the
> graphics as a framebuffer device which should enable the Xorg fbdev
> driver to be used.
> Many of the Android based tablets available on the market have been
> pretty closed down, with no hardware documentation or published kernel
> sources. Some even using digital signatures making the bootloader
> reject "unauthorized" code. I do not think any of them are supported by
> the standard kernel.org
kernel source, all requiring extra kernel
> Via have however started to publish their reference Android kernel
> sources which should work on most of the Via based tablets, and some of
> the locked down bootloaders mentioned above have been cracked open..
> hopefully that kernel is good enough for running Fedora. Have not tried.
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