Subject: Re: Current port status on J720?
To: Travis Poppe <>
From: Mark Kirby <>
List: port-hpcarm
Date: 01/16/2006 19:56:33
On Monday 16 January 2006 19:36, you wrote:
> On Monday 16 January 2006 11:41, wrote:
> >  First post here :-) but I've been reading the archives a fair amount.
> >  I think we need a sort-of-centralised resource to summarise what works
> > and what does not on the Jornada 720. It is my impression that this is
> > the device most of us here are using.
> I think this is a great idea. I have recently ordered a J720 but have not
> yet received it. I too have been reading through the list archives so I'll
> be well prepared when I get it. It would be nice to have all of this
> information in one centralized/official location.

Well the NetBSD wiki was started for this purpose. Most of the port pages and 
hardware lists are out of date on the main site.

So if people start adding content to the wiki it will be a good resource.

I recently added a how to install NetBSD on a j720 page.

This adds a swap partiton to the flash disk, so if you want swap via nfs see

> I've noticed mention of a modified/updated keymap for the J720 to make the
> keys work as they should. Is this included by default, or is this something
> the users will have to go find themselves? Is it still needed?

My j720 has a US layout, all keys work, the only problem was the ctrl key in x 
didnt work.

> And, has there been any recent interest in developing audio support? This
> would be a nice gem to have as large collections of music can be accessed
> via shoutcast stream or a remote network filesystem/etc. I know Linux has
> this support, and the specifications are supposedly available, but I don't
> know anything about driver development.
> I also have a somewhat offtopic question. I'd like to purchase a 1GB flash
> card for use with the J720. I'm reluctant to purchase one as of yet because
> I'm afraid I'll order the wrong type, if there are multiple types. Could
> anyone clarify this and possibly provide a model number/URL? I don't know
> much about CF.

i have a kingston 1gb card see

works fine.

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