[Gta04-owner] openSUSE 12.3 available

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at goldelico.com
Thu May 16 19:22:47 CEST 2013


Am 16.05.2013 um 18:37 schrieb Josua Mayer:

> Hi everybody,
> 
> I can now say that openSUSE 12.3 for ARM runs on the GTA04.
> The current state is a bootable image that runs on one sdcard partition
> Here is what has been done:
> + create dummy bootloader to take care of bootargs.scr generation and automatic symlinks /boot/{uImage,bootargs.scr}
> + package neil-plus kernel
> + set up USB Network (192.168.0.202)
> + add Maliit onscreen keyboard to login screen
> + modify lightdm greeter so the keyboard doesn't hide it
> + modify the JeOS and XFCE packages of opensuse arm port to generate images for gta04
> 
> All the work is done in home:mayerjosua:GTA04 project on build.opensuse.org,
> Images are available here.
> 
> What could be done(not ordered):
> + make rpm package of the powervr userspace libraries (I already did that for Mer) but its not so much use without DRI
> + add gta04 patches on top of standard suse kernel
> + add onscreen keyboard to yast2-firstboot
> + Maliit onscreen keyboard improvement
> + run touchscreen calibration on startup
> + new lightdm greeter that fits our screen well
> 
> Feel free to haev a lot of fun with it.
> 

Great news!

> Regards
> Josua Mayer
> 
> 
> PS: root-password is linux

Thanks for providing this!

-- hns

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