New 2.6.24.3 kernel and Debian Lenny for JZ4730 based MINIPCs

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at computer.org
Sun May 9 03:57:52 EDT 2010


Am 08.05.2010 um 22:07 schrieb Ron K. Jeffries:

> For $125USD the Letux Ingenic-based 7 in. mini laptop

I forgot to mention that European prices always include VAT. So to  
calculate it comparable to US prices it is 104 USD.

> seems ~very~ interesting. WiFi included. ;)
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> http://www.handheld-linux.com/wiki.php?page=Letux%20400
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> Who on this list owns a Letux? Are they available in US?
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> Ron K. Jeffries
> http://ronkjeffries.posterous.com
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> On Sat, May 8, 2010 at 11:34, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller <hns at computer.org 
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>> 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:
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>> * 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...)
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>> 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.
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>> To keep things systematic we have two separate projects
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>> 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
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>> b) Debian Lenny
>> Project: http://projects.goldelico.com/p/l400-rootfs/
>> Mailing List: http://lists.goldelico.com/mailman/listinfo/lenny400
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>> Participation is welcome.
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>> BTW: CDC Ethernet/USB connection of an Openmoko Freerunner works  
>> out of the
>> box following instructions at [1]
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>> Nikolaus
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>> [1]
>> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/USB_Networking#Simple_Manual_Linux_Configuration
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