New 2.6.24.3 kernel and Debian Lenny for JZ4730 based MINIPCs

Ron K. Jeffries rjeffries at gmail.com
Sat May 8 16:07:01 EDT 2010


For $125USD the Letux Ingenic-based 7 in. mini laptop
seems ~very~ interesting. WiFi included. ;)

http://www.handheld-linux.com/wiki.php?page=Letux%20400

Who on this list owns a Letux? Are they available in US?
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Ron K. Jeffries
http://ronkjeffries.posterous.com









On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 11:34, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at computer.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> after some work there is finally an improvement for the most critical
> missing parts for the JZ4730 based MINIPCs (available under different brands
> e.g. Letux 400). We have fixed:
>
> * missing touchpad button driver
> * issue with RTC / i2c bus driver
> * device did not power off after 'shutdown -h now'
> * correct bootstrap of Debian Lenny base install (no X11 predefined but
> apt-get install is your friend...)
>
> The kernel & rootfs can be installed on a two-partition SD Card and can
> (only) be booted from there (it is not yet ready for permanently flashing).
> More fixes will come to make it bullet proof and user friendly (e.g. LEDs
> should indicate caps/num lock etc.). Please also note that sound is not
> working correctly.
>
> To keep things systematic we have two separate projects
>
> a) Kernel
> Project: http://projects.goldelico.com/p/letux-400/
> Mailing List:
> http://lists.linuxtogo.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/mipsbook-devel
> Hardware Infos: http://projects.kwaak.net/twiki/bin/view/Epc700/WebHome
>
> b) Debian Lenny
> Project: http://projects.goldelico.com/p/l400-rootfs/
> Mailing List: http://lists.goldelico.com/mailman/listinfo/lenny400
>
> Participation is welcome.
>
> BTW: CDC Ethernet/USB connection of an Openmoko Freerunner works out of the
> box following instructions at [1]
>
> Nikolaus
>
> [1]
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/USB_Networking#Simple_Manual_Linux_Configuration
>
>
>
>
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