[QtMoko] New debian images V5
psonek2 at seznam.cz
Tue Jul 28 23:30:28 CEST 2009
new version of QtMoko debian images is uploading now. It will be
possible to download them soon (like in 2 hours) from:
Most important changes in V5 version include:
* much better support for X applications
* X is not starting during boot which makes Qtopia faster
* short AUX press brings up menu while running X application
* X application stopping should be now correct (first SIGTERM and if no
response then SIGKILL)
* included TangoGPS, xterm with matchbox virtual keyboard and
matchbox window manager.
* scripts for turning on/off bluetooth, wifi, gps and for switching USB
between host and device (available from dev tools menu)
Most probably no bugs were introduced and this version should be stable
as daily phone.
There can be still problem with no sound on incoming call. The only
workaround i know is to make outgoing call after boot (e.g. to some cost
free number) and all incoming calls will be ok after that.
With X application support you can now use TangoGPS for mapping, links2
for web browsing, you can play doom, tons of games in scummvm - the
possibilities are nearly endless.
You can also switch to USB host and attach USB keyboard which will work
for X applications.
For more information please visit links    .
The support for X applications still needs some more work. I would
appreciate if someone could help me understand why X server cannot be
started from within Qtopia. It always hangs in VT_WAITACTIVE. I am now
solving this with simple helper program  that starts before Qtopia.
To me it looks that Qtopia takes over virtual terminal and when X tries
to allocate it - it hangs. So this needs clean solution and understanding
the problem. Any help would be very welcome.
In next days I will be on holidays on my bike so i will get to mail on
Enjoy images, hope you will like them
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