IS NEO1973 dead?
tilman at baumann.name
Wed May 20 17:33:49 CEST 2009
Sreeraj a wrote:
> thanks a lot.
> very informative.
> us GTA01 users really need to stick together these days :)
> thanks again.
> so how is the performance of your phone?
Ok, I don't think freerunner would be massively faster where I have issues.
Some jobs are very tedious in SHR.
Graphics are probably even smoother then on a frerunner. *g*
Not spectacular. But gta01 deals better with deep battery drain then
I have to say, I have no comparison for both. But it is quite usable.
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Tilman Baumann <tilman at baumann.name>
>> SHR goes well with GTA01. FSO probably too, but I have not tried it
>> You can the lite image from flash. But you even have to remove cruft
>> before you can install gllin. The space constrains are really heavy.
>> I run SHR from SD. Kernel from Flash because uboot can not load from
>> on GTA01. Rootfs on SD.
>> Please be aware of possibley very misleading informations regardng boot
>> from SD on the wiki! Some frerunner users seem to disregard GTA01 issues
>> and delete or change them one in a while. ;)
>> Stay away from Qi, it has no DFU mode and you have no secondary
>> Be arware of diferent mtd 'partitions' on GTA01
>> All these issues are pretty comprehensively described here:
>> And if you don't wish to use your SD for rootfs, please just ignore my
>> random facts. They are not important. ;)
>> Ben Wilson wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > SHR is running great on my GTA01, I'm using it as my everyday phone.
>> > I always put it on charge as soon as I'm home. It lasts over 12hours
>> > suspend so always makes it through the day fine.
>> > I normally run SHR-Testing but i couldn't get the latest testing build
>> > to work so i moved to SHR unstable and that's working fine.
>> > You can get unstable images from here
>> > http://build.shr-project.org/shr-unstable/images/om-gta01/
>> > It's not much use on the built-in flash as you have stuff all
>> > I run it on the uSD card and it works fine.
>> > Ben.
>> > Sreeraj a wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> i am a (disheartened) owner of a neo 1973 (GTA01)
>> >> it is almost still in the same stage as when i purchased it
>> >> wanted to enquire if the development for 1973 dead.
>> >> if not then what is the latest (best) distro i can use for my phone
>> >> get it working.
>> >> thanks in advance
>> >> srj
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