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Default [PORT] Ubuntu 11.10 Native (Alpha 0.0.4)

WARNING, DRAGONS AHEAD!
IF YOU DIDN'T ALREADY KNOW, BY INSTALLING THIS, YOUR WARRANTY IS PROBABLY VOID! I won't be responsible if your TP bricks, needs doctoring, catches fire, skins adorable puppies and kittens, BBQs your "crown jewels", eats your children, starts WW3, explodes or commits seppuku!




Special thanks go to:
  • jcsullins - The guy who made all of this possible by creating moboot, and he created kernel patches that fix the weird-ass framebuffer glitches, and he made the userspace touchscreen driver. This guy is a f**king GENIUS!
  • jeanfrancis - pointed me towards better-initramfs, as well as showing me some code on pointing that initramfs to an LV.
  • crimsonredmk - showed me the Arch Linux documentation for the TP, and wrote the original instructions for getting Arch Linux on the TP, which I have taken and adapted.
  • The CyanogenMod Team - For creating CM7, and getting it working on the TouchPad.
  • perpe - made a working rootfs to get it booting while I was busy

Installation instructions: http://code.google.com/p/hp-touchpad...i/Installation



Apply to join the dev team! https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...VVB4aElTZHc6MQ

CHANGELOG:
Alpha 0.0.4:
Code:
- Kernel panic on boot issue should now be fixed
- Location of sys files changed
Alpha 0.0.3:
Code:
- Added userspace touchscreen driver
- Hopefully fixed kernel panic on boot
Alpha 0.0.2:
Code:
- Patched framebuffers to prevent color and mouse cursor glitches
- Released kernel sources
Alpha 0.0.1:
Code:
- Initial Release
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awesome, cant wait
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Once we have Ubuntu, we can run any distro we want.


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PAST: T-mobile G1/iphone/N900/T-mobile HD2/BB 8520/Vibrant/T-mobile G2/Nokia N8/LG G2x/32GB HP Touchpad/Playbook/Vibrant/BB Z10
CURRENT: Nexus 7 /Moto G


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Once we have Ubuntu, we can run any distro we want.


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Looking forward to some updates!
Current Phone: Google Nexus 5 (Hammerhead)
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Thanks! This is something I have been waiting for.

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New post on blog with a quick explanation of how moboot works, for those interested.
 
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Looking for a kernel dev right now to assist in merging the patches from 2 kernels into the Ubuntu ARM kernel.

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Nice project. I hope this is gonna rock.
I'll ask someone who's really a brain about help - will inform you about that.

Good job pickung up the project so far.

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Guys, the OP knows how to travel through time. In his blog, he writes

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If youíve come here, itís probably because I linked you, you are looking for updates on my port of Ubuntu for the TouchPad, or youíre a creepy stalker. Anyhoo, have a look around, and stick around for updates
The date of the post is november 30, 1999

He knew of the touchpad back in 1999
Phone: LG G3
Status: Stock Rooted

Tablet: Nexus 7
Status: CM

Watch: Motorola Motoactv
Status: Stock Rooted

Retired: HTC Aria, HTC Titan II, iPhone 2g, Blackberry Curve 8520, HTC ONE XL, HP Touchpad

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