GreenOS - A FreeBSD based distro for android devices!
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Hi all, in this mouths i've starting a porting to ARM (Tegra 3) devices,
and in particular to smartphone's and tablets.
It's based on FreeBSD 9 (but, maybe I've change to linux kernel, if i have some problems to maintenance the system).
Why I've this project? Because android sucks,
all application is running under Java Virtual Machine, and it's lose a very big piece of performance!
I've made GreenOS to replace totally Android!
It'll have a intuitive Graphic User Interface,
power-save optimization and a porting of all most famous opensource games!
I'll release the Beta version on September.

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#2
FreeBSD has a dedicated page on ARM. -> http://www.freebsd.org/platforms/arm.html

Quote:It's based on FreeBSD 9 (but, maybe I've change to linux kernel, if i have some problems to maintenance the system).
You are saying Android sucks and telling that you may change to Linux kernel on the same parallel. Android is running a Linux kernel already.
And, what are "some problems to mainenance the system"?

Can you show us the progress till now?
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(06-26-2012, 12:06 PM)aatish910 Wrote:  FreeBSD has a dedicated page on ARM. -> http://www.freebsd.org/platforms/arm.html

Quote:It's based on FreeBSD 9 (but, maybe I've change to linux kernel, if i have some problems to maintenance the system).
You are saying Android sucks and telling that you may change to Linux kernel on the same parallel. Android is running a Linux kernel already.
And, what are "some problems to mainenance the system"?

Can you show us the progress till now?

FreeBSD arm is not works properly , it's need to be optimized. Android is running on a VERY modded linux kernel, some programs can't work because is too different! If i don't fix the bugs i go to linux kernel, because it have native drivers and other things... Now, with GreenOS i can boot it, but nothing else
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Quote:Now, with GreenOS i can boot it, but nothing else
I would like to confirm.
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(06-26-2012, 12:21 PM)aatish910 Wrote:  
Quote:Now, with GreenOS i can boot it, but nothing else
I would like to confirm.

wait the beta release
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Either give us what you have so far, or else no one here is really going to believe you.
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i think arm device is different from android device

not all of android device is base on arm arch
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(06-26-2012, 03:15 PM)net_robber Wrote:  i think arm device is different from android device

not all of android device is base on arm arch

The first release is for ARM with instruction set V7. And later i will made another porting...

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Jeremy1080 , wait for the beta Smile
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#9
Would interest me if I had an android device but why buy one when you can just emulate everything Pirate

Keep up the good work either way, sounds interesting.
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(06-26-2012, 06:15 PM)truNEET Wrote:  Would interest me if I had an android device but why buy one when you can just emulate everything Pirate

Keep up the good work either way, sounds interesting.

Thanks man, i will release a mobile version and a desktop version of GreenOS to optimize file sharing and other little things ;=
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