Building for x86
simon.xhz at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 11:32:32 CET 2007
Ok, sounds like a good start... germany eh? Well, that's nice, I
work on the night shift for a couple more days, i'll be in touch with
And yes, I'll definitely try Xephyr, but that will be more to develop
and tweak quickly, rather than getting the feel of it and trying it
On Oct 30, 2007 3:58 AM, Thomas Gstädtner <thomas at gstaedtner.net> wrote:
> Some of the people in #neo1973-germany (freenode) built OpenMoko for x86, so
> this seems to be no problem.
> I guess with Xephyr you'll have OpenMoko in a X-Window on your desktop.
> On 10/30/07, Simon <simon.xhz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've been following the list a bit and I was wondering if it was
> > possible to build openmoko for a native x86 environment? I don't just
> > mean to build the graphical end of it, but also the kernel and
> > everything, have my root setup the way it is on the OpenMoko device.
> > Have only the exact same software running... What I'm looking for is
> > to isolate completely my openmoko build from my system. My system is
> > too old to run OM in qemu, (it took more than 30 min to boot the last
> > time i tried and it wasn't very functional with 1 min delay for
> > clicks).
> > So... I'd rather dual boot into OpenMoko than integrate it into my
> > current system...
> > I haven't done anything yet but I believe I should follow the path of:
> > http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/MokoMakefile
> > Making sure to make the modifications explain in pages for setting
> > up OM for Xephyr and Xoo.
> > And then, place it all under its own partition (any partition
> > preference? ext2?) and update my own boot loader (I've been using lilo
> > for long now). Is there any special append="options" I should use? I
> > guess the part talking about u-boot should cover this, but if you guys
> > can help with it...
> > If I'm not drunk, this "should" work, right?
> > Also, having everything native like this, what will happen with the
> > X display? 1024x768 or will it resize with black borders left and
> > right?
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Simon
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