Re: HTC Dream aka. t-mobile g1 support

From: Pavel Machek
Date: Mon Jun 15 2009 - 12:28:02 EST


> > I suspect it wouldn't be hard to just get something like a full
> > arm-debian distribution booting, but that's not something I've ever
> > tried.
> We built a userspace around ptxdist. We're still in the process
> of releasing it, but part of it is at
> <>
> The Android busybox
> <> mostly
> works. The poster doesn't seem to provide source, even though
> busybox requires modification to build for Android (although not
> much).

Thanks, I'll take a look.

With right .config file and google's msm tree, running debian is
fairly easy.

> The tricky part about something like arm-debian is storage. You
> might be able to stick an ext2 on an microSD card, but obviously
> that's only going to work once the SD driver is functioning. The
> phone targets don't generally have ethernet ports on them.

ext2 on microSD is the key, :-), yes. It boots into multiuser after
some complains when it tries to access internal NAND (udev?!). The
only problem is lack of reasonable keymap. No arrows, no escape, no
ctrl, no alt, no special symbols... That makes using command line very


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