[Lvlug] Re: Late to the N800 party
Faber J. Fedor
faber at linuxnj.com
Wed Aug 6 12:44:22 EDT 2008
On 06/08/08 12:15 -0400, Mark Murphy wrote:
> On the "went dark" front, source indicate they'll be turning back to the
> light later this month. With luck, the rank-and-file Android team members
> have knocked some sense into whoever established the communications
Glad to hear it.
> In terms of "Android is probably dead on the n8xx series", I'm not sure
> what you mean.
The last public version of Android was m5. Technically, m5 does run on
the n8xx but, since it relies on compressed (hardware?) graphics, the
user interface is so slow as to be unusable. The Nokia devs have stated
that there will be no support for the compressed graphics in hardware or
You can run the m5 kernel with the m3 userspace (which is what I was
doing) but the m5 userspace has all the cool stuff, particularly with
maps and GPS.
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