Freerunner is running OpenWrt!

Denis Shulyaka shulyaka at
Fri Jan 30 21:11:44 CET 2009

It's very interesting. Will it act as a wireless access point?

2009/1/30, Mirko Vogt <lists at>:
> Hey folks,
> I'm glad to announce that OpenWrt now has basic support for the Openmoko
> GTA02 "Freerunner"!
> There's still lot's of work to do but let's see what's already working for
> now:
>  - kernel (2.6.28) is building and booting (merging the Openmoko and OpenWrt
> patchsets, whereof one (and that's not ours ;)) consists of either over 620
> little non-atomic patches or one 10MB patchblob [kudos to git!], is no
> picnic (thanks to the work of Michael "mb" Buesch at this point!)
>  - D-Bus and the reference implementation (they import
> the via ctypes - I was really puzzled when python told me it can't
> find my libc, because I was using the uclibc)
>  - Xglamo with acceleration (in the beginning Xglamo just crashed, even JTAG
> wasn't available anymore; it took us weeks to figure out that a compiler bug
> was the cause (thanks to Felix Fietkau, Holger Freyther and Lars Clausen) -
> Lars btw. is currently making good progress to get glamo acceleration
> working within Xorg)
>  - the EFL (enlightenment foundation libraries) and enlightenment including
> illume (needs some more love to make it really fit into the
> OpenWrt-environment - currently <edje_cc> and <eet> are required as
> pre-installed host tools)
>  - paroli phone application suite (in case it's working ;))
> A few days ago we established the first OpenWrt<->OpenWrt phone call which
> worked out of the box after flashing our devices - so we thought that might
> be a good occasion for an announcement :)
> We're pleased for all of your feedback and any kind of help is highly
> appreciated!
> Thanks a lot!
> mirko (the other one)
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