[Community] When will the Neo900 be ready for orders?

Ryan de Laplante (personal) ryan at ryandelaplante.ca
Sun Nov 23 18:11:26 CET 2014



On 23/11/14 11:55 AM, Sebastian Krzyszkowiak wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 23, 2014 at 5:05 PM, Ryan de Laplante (personal)
> <ryan at ryandelaplante.ca> wrote:
>> Great! Do you know which other features will not work on ReplicantOS +
>> Neo900 without a proprietary firmware blob or driver?  The information
>> on this page related to the GTA04 worries me:
> 
> Only the optional 3D acceleration needs a non-free driver and only
> WiFi (and possibly Bluetooth/FM radio, since it's all in one hw
> module) needs a firmware blob.
> 
> I think there were also some "firmware-like" files for cameras on
> N900, but AFAIR it's more like initialization data (like register
> lists) than firmware per-se.
> 

My fingers are crossed for a fully functional Neo900 with ReplicantOS
(3D acceleration is not critical for me).  I'm especially interested in
things like FM radio, compass, thermometer, GPS, camera, wifi, etc.


Thanks,
Ryan



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