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Re: XO-1.75 OpenEC code location and other interesting information (was:
Re: XO-1.75 OpenEC code location and other interesting information (was: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] OpenEC on OLPC XO 1.75)
Sat, 6 Nov 2010 11:56:25 +1030
On Wed, 27 Oct 2010 10:10:05 -0400
Daniel Clark <address@hidden> wrote:
(trimmed a bunch of ccs out)
> On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 4:17 AM, Karl Goetz <address@hidden> wrote:
> > On Thu, 8 Jul 2010 23:19:54 -0400
> > Daniel Clark <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > FYI no code yet, but promises that may help the effort to get
> > > OpenEC working on Lemote Yeeloong...
> > Interesting news.
> > > The exception is because EnE has not released the low-level
> > > details on the PS/2 interface in the KB3930, so there will be
> > > some code that is
> > Does anyone know what functionality is lost by this code being
> > proprietary? (if we removed it).
> > kk
> > > not available -- relative to the codebase this is a very small
> > > amount of code. The GPL licensing exception will allow for
> > > linking against this closed code. We're going to investigate
> > > ways to move away from this code in the future. (As far as we're
> > > aware, this will make the XO-1.75 the first laptop with open
> > > embedded controller code!)
> Sending to a lot of lists with people who might be interested, but for
> replies I'd suggest signing up for and then replying only to the
> http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/openec list, which is very
> low-volume. Archives at http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/openec/
Thanks for the update!
> FYI actual location of the code and some other interesting info. I'll
> also go update http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OpenEC with this location as
> the location currently mentioned has really old code (2009).
> Perhaps this will also be helpful with OpenEC on Lemote Yeeloong work
> (FSF donated a few Yeeloongs to people who wanted to work on that a
> while ago, but as far as I know there has not been a lot of progress
Is there a specific project for that? I'd be interested to see how its
going. (Although a bit scared to do the firmware flashing).
Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
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