russellh at ysmail.net
Sat Jun 13 14:23:25 CEST 2009
Given the recent announcement of multi-touch support within X and the Linux
kernel - http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=NzMyMQ
...what are the remaining hardware limitations that restrict multi-touch
being on the Neo Freerunner used rather than the clever workarounds that've
been discussed here previously?
2009/4/23 Mikko Husari <husku at husku.net>
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> Foss User wrote:
> > I have a few questions on OpenMoko phones. I am planning to buy one.
> > 1. Which is the default OS that comes in OpenMoko: OM 2007 ?
> When I got mine (last december), it had 2007.x and it stayed there for a
> few hours, then it got replaced, many times :)
> > 2. Do you use the default OS or have you flashed soe other OS of your
> No, and you should also try as many as possible.
> > 3. Which OS is known for booting faster than others. I use Debian on
> > my laptop and I would want to know how good Debian is for Freerunner?
> > Does it boot fast enough?
> No experience with debian on freerunner, it should be just as fast as
> others. It all depends on what software you decide to use as a user
> interface. In my opinion, Qt Extended Improved feels the fastest but i
> was quite pleased with the recent shr-unstables too. Most "phonelike"
> would be the Qt Extended Improved.
> > 4. Is multi-touch in neo freerunner not availabe because the hardware
> > doesn't support it or is it because the software doesn't support it?
> This is a hw-issue but there are a few propeller heads which try to
> circumvent that by sw.
> > 5. In the OpenMoko Neo Freerunner order page I have two options relevant
> to me.
> > Purchase Options
> > * GSM 900 ( Promotion, Extras: pouch and headset x 1) $299.00 USD
> > * GSM 850 ( Promotion, Extras: pouch and headset x 1) $299.00 USD
> > Now, I don't know which one I should be going for. I am from India
> > and we use GSM sim cards here. I use Vodafone SIM card. So which is
> > the one I should be buying?
> India uses the GSM 900/1800 frequency.
> - -- husku
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