[android] Building Android from the Koolu Source

Jim Ancona jim at anconafamily.com
Fri Dec 5 21:16:31 CET 2008

Marco Trevisan (Treviño) wrote:
> Have you been able to get the emulator working with the build sysimage?
> In my experience, the emulator came up but the "phone" stays always with
> a black screen while my CPU us over-used. I've waited some minutes but
> nothing happens...
> Is this maybe due to the fact that the android-freerunner distro tries
> to set some values valid only for GTA0x hardware (i.e. /sys nodes)?
> How would you suggest to develop using the koolu tree without testing in
> real hardware?

I doubt the Android emulator would work because it emulates different 
hardware--not even the same CPU instruction set as the Freerunner. You 
could try the Openmoko QEMU emulator. See the wiki at: 

If that works please update the info on the wiki!


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