[Community] Goldelico Replicant 4.2 with Wifi

Lukas Maerdian luk at slyon.de
Fri Mar 14 18:28:02 CET 2014


OK. The F-Droid problem is know. I think it needs a properly
configured file-storage, aka "SD card". This changed quite a bit in
Android 4.2, due to the possibility of multiple users etc.
I have to have a closer look at the storage configuration. But the
browser should work...

BR,
  Lukas

2014-03-14 18:24 GMT+01:00 Josua Mayer <josua.mayer97 at gmail.com>:
> Hi Lukas,
>
> The error message wasn't useful at all:"Unfortunately, Browser has stopped."
> And I am connect to a WPA2-Secured network: WPA2-PSK, hostapd, udhcpd
> Also, F-Droid wasn't working as good as I thought, after a downlaod of a
> package it says that there was a problem parsing the package, on every
> package I tried.
>
> Regards
> josua Mayer
>
> Am 14.03.2014 18:16, schrieb Lukas Maerdian:
>
>> Hmm... The browser was working fine in my tests. Was there any useful
>> error message?
>> Another question: Did you connect to a WPA/WPA2 secured Wifi network?
>>
>> BR,
>>    Lukas
>>
>> 2014-03-14 17:56 GMT+01:00 Josua Mayer <josua.mayer97 at gmail.com>:
>>>
>>> Hello everybody,
>>>
>>> Thanks to Lukas and goldelico for making this image available. Seeing the
>>> list of wireless networks was quite enjoyable for me.
>>> Ofcourse I immediately tried to start the browser to "surf the web", and
>>> it
>>> crashes right at startup.
>>> But F-Droid is working and proves that the internet is indeed accessible
>>> now.
>>> Good work everyone!
>>>
>>> Am 13.03.2014 19:35, schrieb Lukas Maerdian:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all!
>>>>
>>>> I'm glad to announce a new Replicant 4.2 testing-release for the GTA04.
>>>> The binary, single partition image for your GTA04 can be found here:
>>>>     http://download.goldelico.com/gta04/replicant/4.2/20140313-WiFi-4.2/
>>>>
>>>> The big change since the last release, is that basic wifi support is
>>>> now integrated. Which means you can scan for and connect to available
>>>> networks via the UI (incl. getting an IP address via DHCP). This makes
>>>> the device quite a bit more usable for testers, as you can now surf
>>>> the web or manage your mails. Please note that the first time boot of
>>>> this system will take a bit longer as usual, as some one-time tasks
>>>> are executed.
>>>>
>>>> To connect to your device via USB, use the Android Debug Bridge, ADB
>>>> should work like this:
>>>> * sudo adb start-server (on host)
>>>> * Connect USB cable.
>>>> * Verify the hosts fingerprint on the device (a popup should
>>>> atomatically open on the first time connect).
>>>> * adb shell (on host)
>>>> To get a root shell:
>>>> * adb root (on host)
>>>> * Replug USB cable
>>>> * adb shell (on host)
>>>>
>>>> Note that you need ADB>=v1.0.31 on your host, to be able to connect to
>>>> a Android device>=v4.2.2!
>>>>
>>>> If you want to get to the source of know how to help developing this
>>>> system, please refer to:
>>>> http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-replicant/page/Replicant-4/
>>>> http://git.goldelico.com
>>>>
>>>> Known issues:
>>>> * If you go to suspend while Wifi turned on/connected, wifi will be
>>>> broken on resume. Turning it of before suspend and back on on resume,
>>>> keeps it working.
>>>> * Older issues listed at our bug tracker:
>>>> http://projects.goldelico.com/p/gta04-replicant/issues/
>>>>
>>>> Please play around with this image and post comments. Your feedback is
>>>> appreciated!
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>>     Lukas
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