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== jffs image ==
 
Mounting the jffs file as described did not work for me.  Instead I did the following:
 
Mounting the jffs file as described did not work for me.  Instead I did the following:
  
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-russell
 
-russell
  
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== Feedback ==
 
I had pretty good luck with the procedure on the Qtopia on FreeRunner page using KnoppMyth 5.5 for my linux. Had to su but few problems. The only part I didn't figure out was the -C switch in the tar command. Failed every time. Worked around it.
 
I had pretty good luck with the procedure on the Qtopia on FreeRunner page using KnoppMyth 5.5 for my linux. Had to su but few problems. The only part I didn't figure out was the -C switch in the tar command. Failed every time. Worked around it.
  
 
-Pfloyd
 
-Pfloyd
  
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== uImage path ==
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A problem I had was with "Installing Kernel" instructions : instead of putting uImage.bin on the first partition in /boot folder, I had to put it directly in / (without that I couldn't boot). If someone else can reproduce the problem, I will edit the article. -Xavier_OM
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:Same here I have to put uImage directly to / (not to /boot) -PipBoy2000
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:Same here too. Should I change it on the page? --[[User:Nowic|Nowic]] 16:24, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
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== Partitioning & u-boot ==
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How are you all (who have successfully booted to SD) partitioning your cards?
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Also, what (if any) changes did you make to u-boot environment? 
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I was unable to make any of my changes stick, so I couldn't add support for ext3.
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- russell
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== Bugtracker ==
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Where should I report Qtopia related bugs? To [http://docs.openmoko.org/ docs.openmoko.org] too? --[[User:Nowic|Nowic]] 17:02, 10 August 2008 (UTC)
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:My understanding is that they should be reported to Trolltech. I'll add the tracker address and information to the page now. --[[User:JohnSullivan|JohnSullivan]] 16:46, 4 September 2008 (UTC)
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== Suspend/Resume bug ==
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I just tested with 4.3.3, booting on battery power, and the phone suspends and resumes just fine. Is this still reproducible now? I suggest removing it from the page. --[[User:JohnSullivan|JohnSullivan]] 16:47, 4 September 2008 (UTC)
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== Browser? ==
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in "Current Status" stands, that their is now browser...but in "What is in the latest release (Qtopia 4.4)? " there stands that a webkit browser is on the image...what is correct?
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:The Qt Extended 4.4.2 image does contain a webkit based browser. It works just fine, although i would like to see a zooming in/out feature :-)
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==TangoGPS==
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Is tangogps supposed to work with qtextended? wasn't it a gtk-app, was it?
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:tangoGPS will not work with QtExtended 4.4.2 image, at least there are package dependency problems
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<nowiki>
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root@om-gta02:~# opkg -noaction install http://www.tangogps.org/downloads/tangogps_0.9.3-r1_armv4t.ipk
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Downloading http://www.tangogps.org/downloads/tangogps_0.9.3-r1_armv4t.ipk
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Installing tangogps (0.9.3-r1) to root...
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Collected errors:
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* ERROR: Cannot satisfy the following dependencies for tangogps:
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        *  gtk+
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        *  gtk+-fastscaling (>= 2.10.14)
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        *  libatk-1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0)
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        *  libxext6 (>= 1.0.3)
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        *  libxcursor1 (>= 1.1.8)
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        *  libxfixes3 (>= 4.0.3)
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        *  pango (>= 1.18.3)
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        *  libcairo2 (>= 1.4.10)
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        *  libfontconfig1 (>= 2.4.1)
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        *  libfreetype6 (>= 2.3.5)
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        *  libxrender1 (>= 0.9.2)
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        *  libx11-6 (>= 1.1.2)
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        *  libxau6 (>= 1.0.3)
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        *  libxdmcp6 (>= 1.0.2)
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        *  gconf-dbus (>= 2.16.0+svnr641)
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</nowiki>
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:TangoGPS depends upon libx11, therefore tangoGPS is unusable without an Xserver (Xserver might be Xfbdev, but QtExtended directly uses the framebuffer), so no luck for tangoGPS on QtExtended :-(
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:QtExtended comes with an "Mapping Demo" application
  
 
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A problem I had was with "Installing Kernel" instructions : instead of putting uImage.bin on the first partition in /boot folder, I had to put it directly in / (without that I couldn't boot). If someone else can reproduce the problem, I will edit the article.
 
  
-Xavier_OM
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Is the "Mapping demo" application comparable to [[TangoGPS]] and/or [[Navit]] ?--[[User:Apertum|Apertum]] 13:48, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 12:29, 19 May 2009

Contents

[edit] jffs image

Mounting the jffs file as described did not work for me. Instead I did the following:

mknod /dev/mtdblock0 b 31 0 
losetup /dev/loop0 <rootfs.jffs2 file> 
echo "/dev/loop0" > /sys/module/block2mtd/parameters/block2mtd 
mount -t jffs2 /dev/mtdblock0 <mountpoint> 

This seemed to work out alright.

-russell

[edit] Feedback

I had pretty good luck with the procedure on the Qtopia on FreeRunner page using KnoppMyth 5.5 for my linux. Had to su but few problems. The only part I didn't figure out was the -C switch in the tar command. Failed every time. Worked around it.

-Pfloyd


[edit] uImage path

A problem I had was with "Installing Kernel" instructions : instead of putting uImage.bin on the first partition in /boot folder, I had to put it directly in / (without that I couldn't boot). If someone else can reproduce the problem, I will edit the article. -Xavier_OM

Same here I have to put uImage directly to / (not to /boot) -PipBoy2000
Same here too. Should I change it on the page? --Nowic 16:24, 7 August 2008 (UTC)


[edit] Partitioning & u-boot

How are you all (who have successfully booted to SD) partitioning your cards?

Also, what (if any) changes did you make to u-boot environment? I was unable to make any of my changes stick, so I couldn't add support for ext3.

- russell

[edit] Bugtracker

Where should I report Qtopia related bugs? To docs.openmoko.org too? --Nowic 17:02, 10 August 2008 (UTC)

My understanding is that they should be reported to Trolltech. I'll add the tracker address and information to the page now. --JohnSullivan 16:46, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Suspend/Resume bug

I just tested with 4.3.3, booting on battery power, and the phone suspends and resumes just fine. Is this still reproducible now? I suggest removing it from the page. --JohnSullivan 16:47, 4 September 2008 (UTC)

[edit] Browser?

in "Current Status" stands, that their is now browser...but in "What is in the latest release (Qtopia 4.4)? " there stands that a webkit browser is on the image...what is correct?

The Qt Extended 4.4.2 image does contain a webkit based browser. It works just fine, although i would like to see a zooming in/out feature :-)

[edit] TangoGPS

Is tangogps supposed to work with qtextended? wasn't it a gtk-app, was it?

tangoGPS will not work with QtExtended 4.4.2 image, at least there are package dependency problems
root@om-gta02:~# opkg -noaction install http://www.tangogps.org/downloads/tangogps_0.9.3-r1_armv4t.ipk
Downloading http://www.tangogps.org/downloads/tangogps_0.9.3-r1_armv4t.ipk
Installing tangogps (0.9.3-r1) to root...
Collected errors:
 * ERROR: Cannot satisfy the following dependencies for tangogps:
         *  gtk+
         *  gtk+-fastscaling (>= 2.10.14)
         *  libatk-1.0-0 (>= 1.20.0)
         *  libxext6 (>= 1.0.3)
         *  libxcursor1 (>= 1.1.8)
         *  libxfixes3 (>= 4.0.3)
         *  pango (>= 1.18.3)
         *  libcairo2 (>= 1.4.10)
         *  libfontconfig1 (>= 2.4.1)
         *  libfreetype6 (>= 2.3.5)
         *  libxrender1 (>= 0.9.2)
         *  libx11-6 (>= 1.1.2)
         *  libxau6 (>= 1.0.3)
         *  libxdmcp6 (>= 1.0.2)
         *  gconf-dbus (>= 2.16.0+svnr641)
 
TangoGPS depends upon libx11, therefore tangoGPS is unusable without an Xserver (Xserver might be Xfbdev, but QtExtended directly uses the framebuffer), so no luck for tangoGPS on QtExtended :-(
QtExtended comes with an "Mapping Demo" application

Is the "Mapping demo" application comparable to TangoGPS and/or Navit ?--Apertum 13:48, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

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Mounting the jffs file as described did not work for me. Instead I did the following:

mknod /dev/mtdblock0 b 31 0 
losetup /dev/loop0 <rootfs.jffs2 file> 
echo "/dev/loop0" > /sys/module/block2mtd/parameters/block2mtd 
mount -t jffs2 /dev/mtdblock0 <mountpoint> 

This seemed to work out alright.

-russell

I had pretty good luck with the procedure on the Qtopia on FreeRunner page using KnoppMyth 5.5 for my linux. Had to su but few problems. The only part I didn't figure out was the -C switch in the tar command. Failed every time. Worked around it.

-Pfloyd



A problem I had was with "Installing Kernel" instructions : instead of putting uImage.bin on the first partition in /boot folder, I had to put it directly in / (without that I couldn't boot). If someone else can reproduce the problem, I will edit the article.

-Xavier_OM