Saturday, July 28, 2007

Next generation of OMAP3
The board looks good.. the next generation of boards much more "compressed" and deadlier!!! Love being on the bleeding edge of tech!!!

Thursday, July 12, 2007

Quick RPM creation

Searching for a ready made rpm is pain if yum does not pull it out automagically. instead download source, and run "rpmbuild -ta git-"

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Denx uboot stories

Denx is out looking for a new u-boot maintanence mechanism similar to what Linux has.
some new(?) guidelines on development:

See this thread on the maintainer stuff:

here is more on code refactor stuff:

A story of 16 byte character LCD driver on linux

Yesterday night, I was looking at my linux box, and thought, let me revamp my old kernel driver skills.. thought I'd write a small character LCD driver.. checked the datasheet, gathered that it was childish. Till i started looking at userspace functionality... Thats when I groaned..
LCD Module:
LCD mod:
in the end.. hmm.. I kind of have decided on lcd proc.. dunno how difficult it is.. the worst part is that.. there are no standard interfaces in the kernel itself..
Will update this post as I develop on this..