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[DEV] Port Maemo / MeeGo

24th August 2010, 11:06 PM |#1  
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http://repo.meego.com/MeeGo/releases...0-open-armv7l/

My idea is to use the current effort to run Ubuntu/Debian on the phone as a method to get MeeGo running on the phone as well (Maemo should be similar). What we'd need to achieve is to get an .img of MeeGo/Maemo as we do Debian/Ubuntu. Driver issues (If present) should be rectifiable by porting over some of the Debian/Ubuntu ARM drivers.
 
 
24th August 2010, 11:33 PM |#2  
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I personally think it won't be too hard.

You compile it with the right GCC, fix any possible errors, then add an android kernel (hoping the API doesn't change, which is a longshot and probably the biggest obstacle). After that is set up we move everything to their appropriate partition, fix the path, and it really aught to work then.
25th August 2010, 04:29 AM |#3  
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i have no idea how to and how hard, but i think if people can port Android to iPhone , so this wont be something impossile
26th August 2010, 02:50 AM |#4  
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I would absolutely LOVE for this to come true. I've been frustrated with my gma500 netbook, since I can't run Meego, or even Moblin. This seems like it would be fun to run on the n1.
26th August 2010, 04:10 AM |#5  
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Should we start a bounty, I would be willing to put money up for this, dual booting two open source systems would be great.
26th August 2010, 11:20 AM |#6  
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Same here! $5 from me for the person who gets it to boot!
26th August 2010, 09:39 PM |#7  
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Finally! I've waited for someone to take up this work!

Not that I could be of any help, but I appreciate your efforts and hope for your success!
Good look!
30th August 2010, 09:54 AM |#8  
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Will be working on this. I don't think I want to flash it instead of Android and as a chroot it'll be more compatible (among ARM7 at least for now..) with other phones. Been barely successful with my old ATT Tilt w/1MB of RAM I gotta see what a Nexus can do =D
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30th August 2010, 02:25 PM |#9  
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I would absolutely LOVE for this to come true. I've been frustrated with my gma500 netbook, since I can't run Meego, or even Moblin. This seems like it would be fun to run on the n1.

You know that the recently released Intel EMGD drivers work on Maemo? Since they are a binary blob even worse than the PSB drivers, they won't work on (k)ubuntu, only on Maemo and Fedora 11.
31st August 2010, 02:57 AM |#10  
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i'm hazy on how we got fb support on kaiser/vogue but they're msm7k boards as well. i could be wrong but i believe team douche already has it built in. i did a lot of trial and error today to get a chrooted x-server to override android's display. i'm not sure how to get the hardware support because i fail at it and thought it would be easier to hybridize maemo over android at least for testing.

i'm all about getting this to work but irc is tedious so if anyone is actively working on it, i'm down for the cause.
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