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kernel-Power Stable v52 in Extras-Devel

Kernel-power version v52 is now in Extras-Devel!Update (from old version): Use Hildon Application Manager or via apt-get. If you have Multiboot installed look bellow.
By
Ash
 - 
Apr 24, 2013

 
Kernel-power version v52 is now in Extras-Devel!

Update (from old version):

Use Hildon Application Manager or via apt-get. If you have Multiboot installed look bellow.

Installation:

From Hildon Application Manager install package: Linux kernel for power user
Or via apt-get package: kernel-power-flasher

Multiboot support (dropped):

Multiboot support for kernel-power was dropped because Multiboot damaging internal nand memory. If you are going to upgrade from kernel-power v51 to v52, first uninstall Multiboot and (optionally) switch to U-Boot. Then upgrade to kernel-power v52. Otherwise you can have problems and full reflash will be needed (due to Multiboot which damaging Maemo system).

Overclock support (optional):

From Hildon Application Manager install package: Linux kernel for power user (settings and overclock)
Or via apt-get package: kernel-power-settings

U-Boot support (optional):

From Hildon Application Manager install packages: U-Boot with kernel 2.6.28-omap1 and Linux kernel for power user (boot image for U-Boot)
Or via apt-get packages: u-boot-flasher and kernel-power-bootimg
Make sure you accept flashing U-Boot!

Packet injection wifi driver:

Kernel modules are already included and installed in /opt/packet-injection-modules/2.6.28.10-power52/
To load/unload it use shell script: http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pal...t-injection.sh

BME replacement support:

This kernel has support for BME replacement (open source battery management). Will be announced...

New USB host mode:

This kernel has support for new usb host mode package USB Mode version 1.0-4. More info in this thread.

Uninstallation:

Overclock support or Bootimg package can be uninstalled via Hildon Application Manager or via apt-get. Uninstalling kernel itself is possible only via menu entry "Nokia Kernel". NEVER UNINSTALL KERNEL POWER PACKAGES!!! IT CAN MAKE YOUR DEVICE UNBOOTABLE.

Changelog:

kernel-power (1:2.6.28-10power52) fremantle; urgency=low

  • Backport upstream patch: udf-use-hw-sector-size.diff (This fix UDF FS support on SD cards and USB disks)
  • Update bq2415x_charger patch: (use kstrtol, use dev_dbg, call sysfs_notify, rename N900 charger to bq24150a, fix reporting bad values, disable charging when charger disconnected, report errors)
  • Added patch kstrtol.diff which define macro kstrtol as strict_strtol
  • Update into about kernel-power-bootimg package
  • Package kernel-power-bootimg does not provide any features
  • Enable more netfilter and ipv6 modules
  • Added driver rx51_battery which export battery temperature, design capacity and voltage to sysfs, provides: kernel-feature-rx51-battery
  • Added patch tif_restore_sigmask-syscalls-arm.patch which fix pselect bug, added provides: kernel-feature-sigmask
  • Enable bridge module, provides kernel-feature-bridge
  • bq27x00_battery: Do not report nominal available capaciy if battery is not calibrated
  • Add sysfs entry hostdevice2 which show host device speed detected by musb_virthub.c
  • Optify bootimg package
  • Enable vlan (8021q) module
  • Fix reporting temperature in rx51_battery driver (driver should export temperature in 1/10 °C)
  • Add support for offline mode in bq2415x_charger driver

 

Source Maemo.Org
 

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