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Change log

android-gingerbread-logo.jpg Gingerbread 2.3

2.3.4 beta 7 - based on kernel version 3.1 (2012-08-02) - zipIcon.png download
- fixed su utility to allow root console access
- added calibration option to picosam8g45 touchscreen driver accessible thru sysfs interface - added Atmel calibration application in Android (should came out on first boot) - added more usb id numbers for RealTek 8192 WiFi cards

2.3.4 beta 6 - based on kernel version 3.1 (2011-12-12) - zipIcon.png download
- New build based on kernel 3.1
- Added support for Realtek 8192 WiFi cards
- Added support for capacitive touchscreen
- Dalvik performance enhancements
- Added support for 7" display
- Changed bootstrap so it can load kernels named uImage (kept linux.bin naming as backward compatibility)

2.3.4 beta 5 - based on kernel version 2.6 (2011-10-12) - zipIcon.png download
- added spidev for SPI on J7 and J9 connectors for accessing SPI from userspace
- updated bootstrap to the latest version
- kernel performance improvements

2.3.4 beta 4 (2011-07-21) - zipIcon.png download
- adb (Android debug bridge) works over USB (micro USB port).
- adb works over ethernet/wifi.
- added a ssh server to allow remote logins over the network.
- scp to and from the box now work.
- sync with master branch to prepare for honeycomb release.

2.3 beta 3 (2011-06-21) - zipIcon.png download
- Updates and fixes from AOSP
- Dithering is now an option at compile time
- Universal storage support: Android will try to mount any device that it's plugged in (SDCARD, USB Storage, etc).
By default it will mount the boot sdcard so a minimal storage device it will be available.
To mount another device first unmount the old device from Settings->Storage.
This behavior can be restricted from /etc/vold.fstab
- Ethernet support with DHCP and Static IP available, it can coexist with WiFi DHCP. If both WiFi and Ethernet are connected, Ethernet will be the preferred connection.
- Google Android "signed" applications can be installed downloading the latest archive from here and then unzipping it in the root of ROOTFS partitions.
- New key for direct access to HOME screen. See J9 or J14 connector page.
- WiFi Sleep policy is now setup by default at build time to "Never" (can be changed to something else from Settings->Wireless networks)
- Increase polling delay of WiFi RSSI/LinkSpeed information to free some cpu usage
- Added a virtual sensor driver, which can be used to change screen orientation / accelerometer. Implemented as Keyboard driver, can be used from GPIOs

2.3 beta 2 - zipIcon.png download
- Latest 2.3.4 gingerbread updates with AOSP fixes
- Performance improvements
- Working ntpclient
- Working Bluetooth with USB bluetooth dongles
- Compatible with Android Market and Applications from: here
to install copy the contents of the zip file in the root of ROOTFS partitions
- Signal strength fixes for RTL chipsets
- Buzzer/Vibrator support

2.3 beta - zipIcon.png download
- WiFi is working with built in kernel drivers
- Secondary slot SD card support for application data storage

2.3 alpha 2 - zipIcon.png download
- Fixed the booting issue from the 2.3. alpha1 release

android-ICS-logo.jpg Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0

4.0.3 beta 1 - based on kernel version 3.1 (2012-08-02) - zipIcon.png download
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android-logo.gif Eclair 2.1

2.1 stable (2011-03-29) - zipIcon.png download
- Ethernet and WiFi now work with DHCP automatically. If ethernet cable is plugged and DHCP request succeed, while the WiFi connection is active, the WiFi connection will be closed. WiFi will reconnect if ethernet connection drops.
- Faster booting by packing pre-indexed java classes.

2.1 stable (2011-03-24) - zipIcon.png download
- Fixed issue with keypad buttons not working
- Added AndAppStore application to install android applications
- Added driver for USB WIFI dongles based on RaLink 3070 chipset

2.1 beta 5.3 - zipIcon.png download
- Fixed image filesystem errors

2.1 beta 5.2 - zipIcon.png download
- Fixed image filesystem errors
- Removed 3G and Battery icons from Android status bar since pico-SAM9G45 doesn't use those

2.1 beta 5.1 - zipIcon.png download
- smaller image size but without cached files (slower on first boot)
- touch screen calibration starts up automatically at first boot
- disabled buttons on touchscreen (to add BACK and MENU buttons see: J9 or J14 connector page)


Known issues


Android 2.3 beta (Gingerbread):

- Default touchscreen calibration is not perfect

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