[Letux-kernel] [Gta04-owner] OpenPhoenux hacking weekend successful!

tgrauss tgrauss at f-gp.eu
Tue Jun 7 11:46:06 CEST 2016


Hi Nikolaus,

This is great news :) Thank you very much.

Best regards

Thierry

On 07/06/2016 11:41, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> Hi Thierry,
> 
>> Am 07.06.2016 um 11:31 schrieb tgrauss <tgrauss at f-gp.eu>:
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> Nice to see that we are going forward :)
>> You wrote :
>>> * camera driver recognizes the presence of the camera module (and 
>>> even
>>> the new one)
>> 
>> Does this mean that a new camera module is available? You wrote in the 
>> past that it was not possible to have a camera module anymore.
> 
> Yes.
> 
> We didn't find one in the last 2 years that is compatible, but now...
> 
> We have received a camera module that
> a) contains an ov9655 chip
> b) appears to have the correct pin assignment at the cable
> c) has the same connector
> d) is not bigger
> e) just has a cable that is ~2mm longer
> f) and - that is the good news - really appears to respond on i2c
> g) all from a supplier who appears to have more than 1 unit
> 
> As soon as we have the driver working we can compare the old and the
> new camera module.
> And then order a handful.
> 
> BR,
> Nikolaus
> 
> Here was a short tweet:
> 
> https://twitter.com/goldelico/status/735445710229889024
> 
>> 
>> Thanks and regards
>> 
>> Thierry GRAUSS
>> 
>> On 06/06/2016 15:36, H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> we did meet for two days in Munich (thanks to Lukas' company
>>> 'emvolution' for the inspiring location!).
>>> We were 8 enthusiasts eagerly wanting to fix kernel bugs and taking a
>>> look into modernizing
>>> qtmoko.
>>> Results are not yet as tangible as we all would like to see, but 
>>> there
>>> is now a good foundation
>>> for forther work, using the resources we have: e-mail, git, project 
>>> managament.
>>> And not to forget the new personal connections (including some new 
>>> PGP
>>> cross-signatures).
>>> Here is what we see as main achievements:
>>> * kernel 4.7-rc1 now boots
>>> * camera driver recognizes the presence of the camera module (and 
>>> even
>>> the new one)
>>> * generic-adc-battery driver can report an estimate of state of 
>>> charge
>>> even if hdq is n/a
>>> * improvements for wifi driver
>>> * fixed some Replicant bugs with 4.7-rc1 rfkill wwan driver
>>> * a vision how to develop and package qtmoko with/into Debian
>>> * qt-embedded 4.8.7 compiles as debian packages (there will be user
>>> and dev packages)
>>> * first demos show on screen (touch needs to be made responding)
>>> * new scripts so that Debian boxer tool can create different flavors
>>> of root file systems
>>> * many discussions about Debian / mainline / Letux kernel 
>>> harmonization
>>> * fun (table soccer)
>>> Some presentation slides of introduction and a summary can be found 
>>> here:
>>> 	http://projects.goldelico.com/p/openphoenux/downloads/63/
>>> More tangible results are to be expected to be published in the next 
>>> weeks.
>>> I hope that the discussions we have started will continue on one of
>>> the three mailing lists
>>> where this mail goes to.
>>> A big wish by the participants was to repeat such a hacking session
>>> (maybe running over
>>> a full week but not everybody must be present all the time). And not
>>> too far away in the future
>>> from now :)
>>> So let me also say thank you to the generous donators from the
>>> OpenPhoneux community who
>>> sponsored this workshop. If you like to sponsor such events in the
>>> future, please use:
>>> http://shop.goldelico.com/wiki.php?page=GTA04%3ADonation
>>> BR and happy hacking,
>>> Nikolaus
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