So more hacking on the SD/MMC and I’m still the only one without it working. Two or three other testers have everything going, even so far as mounting rootfs off the SD card!

I tried a number of different things to get it working, including fixing a couple of things that look like bugs in the pxa-mci driver. Still not sure what is going on, but I’ll keep hacking at it.

Other guys on irc have started hacking on other interesting bits, including some doing Bluetooth work. We’re also going to try a custom build of Alex Osborne’s GPE image to see if we can’t get it booted using a slightly modified version of his LifeDrive build.

The remaining stuff we need to do right away:

  1. Fix this SD card bug once and for all.
  2. Get the AC’97 audio/touchscreen stuff working.
  3. Get bluetooth up and running (network/serial connections).
  4. Figure out the right GPIOs to enable the GSM/CDMA phones.

There’s other stuff we could work on after that, but those are the number one priorities if we want the phone and basic GPE applications to be usable in Linux.

Once that’s done, we’ll start work on porting POSE (the Palm OS emulator) so that we never need to switch back!

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