Thanks Meter 61
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: West Warwick, RI
Sidekick 4G - practicing kernels help
So, over at the Sidekick 4G forums it is pretty much a ghost town. Some of you know this already, but as far as development goes, we are stuck on Froyo with a half-port of Gingerbread. Bad news, I don't think there is much going for us now, I haven't seen new posts for weeks.
I still love my Sidekick, and I recently acquired a couple extra devices to use, so I decided would like to try to make something myself.
YES, I kind of just dove in with this, and I have very minimal experience in code. (Some html and small jscript) But I really want to get this dang thing off of Froyo. It would be an amazing device on ICS or JB, I just feel it. And I know it has to be possible somehow right? The G1 has it, why not the SK?
Now, I have started looking into kernel development, and I have compiled a working Stock kernel for the Sidekick, and even figured out little things like disabling or enabling the boot animation. But what I really want to do....is climb out of the hole and try to port ICS to this device. I am a noob, I have MUCH to learn, but I have time on my hands. ;D
As far as building an ICS kernel for the phone, and hopefully one day an ICS rom for it, I am at a loss of ideas. I have done lots of searching already, found many tutorials, read them plenty of times. But I don't exactly know how to get on track... could I ask for some guidance?
Any response at all is appreciated