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Name: Greg
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iPAQ, tuxscreen, audrey, ia-1, jornada720 hacking Turning a lowcost 'device' into a linux box (akin to 2-3 years ago ;) in a small formfactor is what I enjoy. Python/pygtk/libglade are great for throwing together apps that can easily be cross-platform and work well on various formfactors (see above). Scream co-author (see The power of a PDP-11 in the palm of your hands :-) - wow how 90's. Apple took all the above and engineered it for all.. wish it were open!

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16 Feb 2002 (updated 16 Feb 2002 at 03:24 UTC) »

Jornada 720 running 2.4.17-rmk4 + familiar unstable feed :-)

Special thanks to John Ankcorn!

Details are at the Jornada 720 Status Page.

18 Jan 2002 (updated 18 Jan 2002 at 14:36 UTC) »

I see that ppl have gotten sound working on the ia-1. Need 2.4.17-pre1 (or later :) and use via82cxxx sound module.

Will compile tonight and see what it does :-)

Regarding linux on jornada 720, serious development there.. should have it running familiar linux distro (v.5) by end of next week!!

Hacking madplay itself to add buffering (needed for battery-life preservation on iPAQ with all the hits it does on udrive or over nfs wireless mp3 sources).

Many scream improvements - bugs squashed, etc. Also saves streaming playlists.

Looks like plain intel ICH audio driver will work for ia-1. Need to try (building).

Scream screaming under debian-sid with kde :-)) Redid process control for madplay and all's well... and learned the value of strace with the -f and -ff options ;) Now I can really start cracking on scream's features again.

Got xfree86 running nicely on the IA-1. After comparing jailbait's xf86config with the 4.0.1 versions, I finally figured out what was needed. The Cyberblade chip is apparently a trident variant and works nicely with that driver. A bit slow but definately works. (Gnome surplanting wince - life is good).

Still struggling to figure out what's going on with Scream and running it on my laptop (kde). Something happening with artsd and madplay. I suspect artsd has changed quite a bit in how it does its process handling and doesn't like my code for scream's console io/processes when spawned by artsdsp. Still works fine with iPAQ (typical ;-)

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