FSO 2.6.28 usage report

Stefan Schmidt stefan at openmoko.org
Mon Jan 12 15:17:43 CET 2009


On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 13:54, Andy Green wrote:
> Somebody in the thread at some point said:
> |> Yes I think this is genuine diagnostic about edge appearing on RX during
> |> GPS wake.  I don't know what it means that it appears during transfer,
> |> but I would hazard a guess it can be true.  A long time ago someone
> |> reported in then Bugzilla that if they had the debug cable connected,
> |> they found interruptions and garbage on their GPS NMEA stream.
> |
> | So you say that there might be hw problems with the uart on the soc?
> Or a driver
> | bug?
> That report told that it only happened with debug flatcable and board
> attached.  I can directly imagine that the glitch when we start GPS up
> is legitimate and given that report maybe the other ones are too.  Maybe
> if people are experiencing that, they can see if it is ever seen with
> debug board disconnected to credit or discredit this theory.

The bug I linked to is different then. No debug cable attached, happends also
during usage, also happends on the E-Ten glofiish M800 with the same SoC and
kernel tree uses andy-tracking as base.

> | Whops, since when you have this other config? Never seen it before.
> It was done on this list about a month ago.  I described then that I
> mostly autogenerated it by shell parsing of stable packaging config to
> extract what was modules and apply that frankenconfig-style to the
> moredrivers one to end up with 2.6.28 with lots of modules.

OK, Jan told me he is already looking into using this as our config. Let's see
what stays out to be synced.

> | Well, this of course means we loking forward for more GTA01 support in
> .28,
> | battery driver comes to mind. :D
> Oh it's not forgotten :-)  Balaji has gotten half the GTA02 pcf50633
> driver upstream and is testing his uplevel of GTA01's pcf50606 on the
> GTA01 Wolfgang mentioned.  So we can expect a refresh of the PMU guts
> into regulator style same as pcf50633 has had now.  (But not literally
> "battery driver", unlike GTA02 01 has no smart battery.)  This will make
> another round of /sys breakage specific to GTA01 but that's OK considering.

The right term would have been battery-class driver. No need to discuss this
now. We can wait a bit longer with what Balaji will come up.

Stefan Schmidt

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