Partitioning SD card for Android

Jette Derriche jette at
Wed Jul 22 01:33:20 CEST 2009

On ons, 2009-07-22 at 09:00 +1200, awtel at wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Jul 2009, Jette Derriche wrote:
> > I dusted off my FR today, since I have decided to give Android a try.
> > Which is best, Koolus or Michael Thrimarchis' files?
> I tried koolu (android 1.5) and it (mostly) seems to work!
> > The current documentation is about a 1GB sd card, using 768MB for the
> > first partition. Does this mean that using Android is a no-go for me? If
> > that is not the case, what size can you recommend for my partitions?
> The image is small, so I put it on a 64M card and booted with that. It appears 
> to work fine except for wifi with WPA. I am still investigating.

Thanks :-)

Are you using Qi or uboot?

I was planning on sticking with uboot since the wiki tells me that Qi
can give problems.. On the other hand, the uboot modification for
kernels > 2MB seems tricky, and the Qi way seems much simpler.

Can you recommend Qi?


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