Community Driven low level programming

yajin yajinzhou at
Sun Jul 26 21:52:58 EDT 2009

> Yajin Zhou has an Ingenic kernel over at his site. But

I believe it's based on 2.6.24.

You are right. It is based on 2.6.24. The git tree is here.

One more thing other people may be interested, I have developed an emulator
of jz4740. Visit the following link for detailed information.

On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 8:26 PM, Wolfgang Spraul
<wolfgang at>wrote:

> Bas,
> > I am also quite interested.  I am currently writing a new kernel for the
> > Trendtac (also known as Skytone alpha 400 and 10000 other names; it has
> > a jz4730).  I would be very interested to put it on such an open
> > platform as the NanoNote.
> Yes, developing a kernel for one of the many other devices that have an
> Ingenic SoC is definitely going to help us at Qi too.
> We should just unite our efforts somehow.
> Right now as I've described in my earlier mail we are using OpenWrt and the
> kernel patches are inside that tree.
> Not sure how far your system is from OpenWrt integration and whether you
> can co-work in that tree.
> We could also use a 'stand-along' Ingenic kernel repository somewhere, if
> that would allow us to join efforts with other Ingenic kernel hackers.
> Yajin Zhou has an Ingenic kernel over at his site. But
> I believe it's based on 2.6.24.
> We are trying to get to more recent kernel versions asap, I believe our
> 2.6.28 kernel (patches in OpenWrt) already boots.
> > So is it possible to get a development version?  Wat does it cost?
> All our products are equally hackable, so no special development version.
> Sales will start in around 2 months, I believe. Cost don't know - Steve?
> > And is there better documentation that what Ingenic provides (my main
> source
> > of information is currently the Linux source code)?
> We are meeting with the CEO of Ingenic regularly, I just had a meeting with
> him
> a few days ago. We are _intensively_ working on better documentation. Stay
> tuned. Better documentation is the key requirement for us to have a
> strategic
> relationship with Ingenic. They are definitely listening. Whether they will
> act
> remains to be seen :-)
> > If things work out with my kernel, might it be an option to provide it
> > with the device as a default system?
> Absolutely.
> Best Regards,
> Wolfgang
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