Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Kernel Patches For AxDroid Alpha

Finally I had some spare time again to work on what I promised. Not much of an improvement here, but at least I want to share my kernel patches that made AxDroid Alpha image possible. Please be warned that the patches are mostly "dirty hacks".

I used some code and knowledge from various sources including;

The patch applies to the "android-2.6.29" kernel branch. You can get it with the following command:

$ mkdir android
$ cd android
$ git clone git://android.git.kernel.org/kernel/common.git kernel
$ cd kernel
$ git checkout --track -b android-2.6.29 origin/android-2.6.29

Then download the AxDroid patch:
Then you can apply this patch to your local kernel source:
$ git am 0001-AxDroid-Dell-Axim-x51v-patches.patch

To build for Axim X51V:
$ make aximx50_static_defconfig
$ make