SHR-Core : Display issue?
Iain B. Findleton
ifindleton at videotron.ca
Wed Jan 11 20:20:23 CET 2012
Thanks. I reverted to an install of SHR-U, the whole thing, and stuff is
working fine again. I will probably flash it.
I ultimately did try SHR-core including the rootfs on uSD without any
happiness. Will try again some time in the future.
Benjamin Deering wrote:
> I seem to remember something about event filtering being moved from
> kernelspace to userspace. If that is correct, you are running without
> any event filtering. The signal from the touchscreen hardware is very
> noisy, and software is needed to average it out.
> Upgrading the rootfs might be a good idea anyway. I have the last shr
> unstable installed in NAND on my freerunner, and the latest shr-core
> installed on an sd card. SHR-core is stabilizing quickly and I use it
> as my daily phone now. If you have everything working the way you
> want it with shr-unstable it might be worth making a backup.
> Last winter I wrote myself a script to go from a fresh install to
> customized. It installs programs, adds extra kernel modules for some
> sensors I added, changes some config files, and downloads then
> extracts a backup of my home directory. This makes it a lot less
> daunting to do a reflash.
> On 01/09/2012 10:00 AM, Iain B. Findleton wrote:
>> I have been running the SHR 2.6.29 kernel for a while. Lately I tried
>> to install the latest SHR-core kernel (126.96.36.199) WITHOUT installing the
>> rootfs files. This procedure has worked fine for other kernel upgrades.
>> In this latter case, while running 2.6.39, the display appears to have
>> gotten into trouble in that touch screen locations appear to be wildly
>> off. Applications no longer respond to button press activity as
>> and it appears that the coordinates of the press are off in the y
>> by about 50% of the screen size.
>> Anybody have an idea why this would be so? Is upgrading the rootfs
>> a requirement for the new kernel?
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