[Tinkerphones] Progress GTA04 and Letux OS

H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Wed Dec 20 18:41:36 CET 2017

> Am 19.12.2017 um 19:37 schrieb David Boddie <david at boddie.org.uk>:
> On Tue, 19 Dec 2017 10:57:48 +0100, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>> So in the wort case the device would cycle and try to
>> start Linux every ca. 10 minutes but never succeeds.
>> In the best case the battery gets more and more energy
>> and after several cycles Linux fully boots and you can
>> charge up to 100%. In the worst case it cycles forever.
> This reminds me of some gadget I once had where you had to try and press
> the power button to turn it "off" when charging so that it would not try
> and boot up. Maybe I'm thinking of one of the early iPods. Having said
> that, the Acer tablet I use to test Android things is also a bit flaky
> when it comes to charging.
>> On the OS (user space) side we still have to find a way
>> to rebuild and maintain QtMoko2 and Replicant. If someone
>> is doing experiments, please share! Or if someone wants
>> to take care of it, please tell. We are a community
>> which lives from exchange and activity of many individuals.
> I keep meaning to take a look at QtMoko2.

Would be nice if you can find some time.

> Maybe I'll get some time in the
> new year, but my first priority is to find a decent job - ideally one where
> the employer doesn't think they own the contents of their employees' brains.

Well, this is modern "Modern Times"...


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