Category Archives: ARM

Android Froyo and Busybox

I posted an article on how to build and install busybox on an ARM Android palteform.

Busybox is very, VERY, handy because Android doesn’t have all shell commands available on a classic Unix distribution. For example, ifconfig has a strange behaviour: one has to use the netcfg command in order to display available network interfaces.

See here.


Android Froyo & IGEP

I posted an article on how to build Android Froyo (2.2) from scratch, targeting IGEPv2: that means setting up the environment (Ubuntu only). I may try later to build the whole thing on Mac OS Leopard, but that’s for another time…

See here.