Distribution weekly update

John Lee john_lee at openmoko.com
Sat Feb 23 10:29:29 CET 2008

This should be sent on Feb 18 but did not make it to the list.  My apology.

On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 10:16:16AM +0100, John Lee wrote:
> Hi,
> We're switching the kernel to 2.6.24 this week.  The userspace
> requires multiple changes:
> http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/distro-devel/2008-February/000168.html
> Initial works have been done but problems are expected.  Please
> report issues you encountered to help us fixing them.  The biggest
> drawback is that the latest rootfs will not work with 2.6.22, but we
> intend to fix problems in 2.6.24 and move forward.
> The u-boot we're building has quite some differences with 1.2.0.  The
> most obvious one is perhaps the change of device number from 1457:5119
> to 1d50:5119.
> gnash has been added to our feed as the first attempt to bring flash
> on neo.  However, the performance on gta01 is really bad.  Building
> qtopia-phone with MACHINE=fic-gta02 will break atm, but that's going
> to change.
> We're trying to add more packages into the feed, so if you know OE,
> please tell us what's able and interesting to put in OM.
> Cheers,
> John

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