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From: Hrabosh <zbynecek <at> volny.cz>
Subject: Re: Good evening to everyone
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.handhelds.openmoko.community
Date: Sunday 2nd January 2011 21:46:33 UTC (over 7 years ago)
Thanks for reply. Please see my notes below..

Radek Polak píše v So 01. 01. 2011 v 12:14 +0100:
> Hrabosh wrote:
> > 	Hello guys,
> > 
> > I got my FreeRunner few weeks ago and since that I'm having fun
> > discovering it :-)
> I am having this fun already for 2 years, Freerunner is certainly best
toy i 
> ever had :)
> > 1/ USB Host is not working in v30, v31 (in v26 is). Dmesg says "unable
> > to enumerate device". I was trying to connect USB flash drive, BT
> > and USBtoRS232 converter (With PL2??something chip) - all these were
> > working on v26.
> New 2.6.34 has now 2 sysfs nodes that have to be used together for the
> result. It seems that the sysfs path for second one has slightly changed.
> you edit /opt/qtmoko/bin/usb-host.sh it should now read:
> echo 0 >
> fixed-voltage.2/gta02-pm-usbhost.0/power_on
> echo device > /sys/devices/platform/s3c2410-ohci/usb_mode

Are you sure about "echo 0" and "echo device"?  Shoudln't "echo 1" and
"echo host" be there instead?

> and /opt/qtmoko/bin/usb-device.sh:
> echo 0 >
> fixed-voltage.2/gta02-pm-usbhost.0/power_on
> echo device > /sys/devices/platform/s3c2410-ohci/usb_mode

OK, thank you ! I did changes according to what you wrote and according
to dmesg messages, FR is now able to detect the devices. See messages
that showed up after I connected my flash drive:

25583.650000] s3c2410: changing usb to host
[25618.740000] usb 1-2: new full speed USB device using s3c2410-ohci and
address 11
[25618.920000] usb 1-2: New USB device found, idVendor=090c,
[25618.920000] usb 1-2: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2,
[25618.920000] usb 1-2: Product: Flash Disk
[25618.920000] usb 1-2: Manufacturer: USB
[25618.920000] usb 1-2: SerialNumber: FBD1004260016292

... and that's all. No partitions were detected, etc. If I connected
USBtoRS232 converter, FR detected it but device /dev/ttyUSB0 is not
generated. I have no idea what's wrong. Module for the converter is
present (pl2303) - when I load it manually (by modprobe), device ttyUSB0
appears, but can't be used. Stty complains about "inapropriate ioctl for
device" and echo "whatever" > /dev/ttyUSB0 is not transmitting a byte.

> I have also fixed this in git now, thanks for letting us know!
> > 3/ Where am I to copy MP3 files to make MediaPlayer see them? I copied
> > them to /media/card/Documents/audio/mpeg
> You can use /media/card/Documents - all subdirs should be searched by
> document system scanner.

Yes, now it works! Although even if I rescan the system, files that are
no longer on the uSD card are still listed in "Documents".

> > 4/ Does anyone know how to set FreeRunner to play music over bluetooth
> > audio stream? AFAIR it is called A2DP. Radio in my car is able to play
> > such stream so I'd like to use it.
> A2DP support should work from GUI. I have already described it in v26 
> announce, anyway here is copy paste:
> A2DP (bluetooth audio) support works too but with some glitches. You need

> headset with A2DP support. After pairing press "Supported services" from 
> bluetooth device context menu. New button "Connect audio (A2DP)" should
> appear. Sometimes it fails to connect. For me it help putting headset in 
> pairing mode, restart phone and then the button works. If you make the 
> bluetooth audio device default it will work in all alsa programs, but
> problems e.g. with GSM calls. If you dont make it default GSM will be ok.

> However only QMplayer can detect it and use it now.

> > 6/ IS there a way how to enter Czech letters using FR keyboard ? ... at
> > least in Navit? Street names in Navit are using czech letters and I'm
> > not able to enter their names without having such letters on the
> > keyboard.
> It should be possible and not very difficult to implement it. There is
> package for russian keyboard (in Settings->package management). After 
> installing it and switching language to Russian you can select it for
> Sources are here:
> https://github.com/radekp/qtmoko-apps/tree/master/keyboard-addons/keyboard-
> russian-abc
> Please note that it's the finger frinedly keyboard [1] and russian
letters will 
> appear after pressing switch.
> > 8/ Can I install ipk packages to QtMoko?
> You can only use .deb (native debian packages) or .qpk (qtmoko package 
> system). Most of .deb apps are for X11 and you can use them with QX 
> application. I think all possible qpk should be available under Settings-
> >Package management.
> > 9/ People I call with are complaining about bad sound quality. Did it
> > happen to any of you?
> It depends what "bad sound quality" means.
> There is problem with buzz which is hardware problem and must be fixed in

> hardware. IIRC i have never had this problem but you might not be so
lucky. It 
> can be fixed by soldering capacitor - you can find more details on wiki
if you 
> search for buzz fix.
> If other side complains about low volume it can be quite easily adjusted.
> a phone call, switch with AUX to phone main screen and start application 
> called NeoControl. You can play with volumes there until the other side
> happy and then you can permanently store them.

It is very hard to make people to describe it better :-) I'll try to
solder that cap to GSM module. 

> Regards
> Radek
> [1] http://activationrecord.net/radekp/qtmoko/screenshots/keyboard_skin.png
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