[Gta04-owner] QtMoko v52

beniwtv at relamp.tk beniwtv at relamp.tk
Fri Feb 1 14:35:10 CET 2013


On 01.02.2013 13:05, Radek Polak wrote:
> On Friday, February 01, 2013 12:12:56 PM Benedikt Bär | Relamp.tk 
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>> On 02/01/2013 11:20 AM, Radek Polak wrote:
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>>> On Friday, February 01, 2013 11:08:08 AM Radek Polak wrote:
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>>>> As for future, i will try to compile rest of the apps for armhf -
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>>> FBReader
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>>>> is now missing, but e.g. navit works now. I hope the base system is 
>>>> now
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>>>> ready so next releases can be done with "apt-get upgrade".
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>>>> So enjoy the release!
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>>> Ahh btw, i am working also on Freerunner release. It's not that 
>>> easy.
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>>> I have decide about pulseaudio/gstreamer. We can either use them or
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>>> keep our old cruxus media engine.
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>>> gstreamer/pulseaudio have these advantages/disadvantages:
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>>> + it will be the same setup on GTA02 and GTA04
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>>> + media player in qtmoko will be able to play more formats and 
>>> better
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>>> + video/sound in html5
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>>> - it adds ton of dependecies so the image might not fit in NAND
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>>> I am now trying pulse/gstreamer on GTA02. There are some problems, 
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>>> if they are solved well i can try base the release on it. If not, it
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>>> will work with old cruxus media engine.
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>> Hi Radek & others,
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>> Congrats to this release! I just installed the experimental armhf
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>> release, and I have to say it's very speedy!
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> Thanks :)
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>> Some notes though:
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>> 1) The touch screen is a bit too sensitive. This happened before as
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>> well. When scrolling a list, I always end up opening something. Can 
>> this
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>> be adjusted somehow?
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> Hmm i dont like the touchscreen sensitivity too - IMO it was better
> with Freerunner. Since we are using tslib maybe we can configure some
> filtering. Or we could try hack up something in kernel.
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Hopefully someone with tslib/kernel experience can figure that out :)

>> 2) Something strange happened - I was using QtMoko when suddenly a
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>> terminal window showed up, telling me something about modem 
>> enumeration,
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>> and then restarting QtMoko. Is this for debugging purposes? Can we 
>> help
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>> by sending logs of it? If yes, where to find them?
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> That's the old Option modem bug. You can see dmesg part in
> /modem_reenumerate.log - but i doubt there will be anything useful.
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> The plan is to wait for GTA04A5 which might have newer firmware
> loaded in modem and check if that fixes the problem.

You're right, forgot about that bug. Nothing in dmesg that's useful. 
Only GPS off/on messages (I was using GPS at the time), and then a 
"reset USB device" followed by the enumeration of the device.

Ben

> 
> Regards
> 
> Radek


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