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Homebrew JellyBean kernel for AN8cG3
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Hi,

I'm new here and a friend of Oma7144. I build kernel for different Odys and BQ tablets and I have seen that the AN8cG3 is very similar to the BQ Kepler 2 kernel of me, except that the AN8cG3 has no HDMI.

So I have made a test kernel for you, and perhaps someone want to give this a try.

The kernel is made for Oma's JB 1.2.2 (Oma rocks many RK2918 devices!).

Features:

Overclocked CPU 1104MHz
Minimum CPU 24MHz
DDR RAM 1024MB/ 430MHz
Extended BT Stack by fr3ts0n
Camera Fix
TUN/TAP Device activated (VPN)
NTFS Support

 

Kernel:

JK-TestJB-AN8CG3-oc1104_20121125.7z

Model fix:

Oma_JB_v1.2_Modell_fix_NEOX_overclocked.zip

 

As always, use on your own risk!

Please give feedback to me!

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2012/11/27 - 20:02
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Thanks for that JochenKauz Wink

Exelletor in our team has an Arnova 8c G3, he should be able to give you some feedback soon...

Cheers.

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2012/11/27 - 20:09
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Actually, I was just packing in a firmware for the 8c G3 using your BQ Kernel. :) Feedback for your oc kernel should arrive later tonight. ;)

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Many thanks, hopefully all is working fine.

I have another oc kernel that should match a Arnova tablet...

Odys NEOX7 should match with AN7FG3.. if someone want to give it a try...


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Thanks for the kernel, it works fine. :)

Benchmarks overclocked kernel:

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Benchmarks your BQ kernel(Arnova stock one is not much different, roughly speaking the same numbers):

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* Benchmarks were run two times on all the three kernel setups. CPU scores are about 10% higher. Seems stable to me. :)

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Both kernels (Kepler 2 and AN8cG3) are the same, except I disabled the HDMI ANX7150 for the AN8cG3, don't want to waste space.

Thanks for the test, so I can raise this kernel to normal state, great!

10% more... thats what we could expect for the overclock kernel.

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Updated AN8cG3 kernel.

Changed Toolchain to OSELAS gcc 4.6.2
new feature:
smaller kernel.img
round about 10% faster
External Hub aktivated
DVB driver added

 

The kernel is optimized to run with Om7144's CustomRoms.

As always there are 2 different kernel, one is for JellyBean and the other for CM10

JellyBean:


JK-kernel_308_arnova-an8cg3_201301121601_JB.7z


Oma_JB_v1.2_Modell_fix_NEOX_overclocked.zip

 

CM10:


JK-kernel_308_arnova-an8cg3_201301121626_CM10.7z

 

 

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Thanks for the update JochenKauz & Oma7144 Wink

Exelletor hasn't been around lately but I'm sure he'll give a test on your new firmware on his 8c G3 when he's back.

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@JochenKauz

 

Is there any possibility to build a kernel also for the AN8G3?

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As far as I can see in the defconfigs of Arnova, the AN8cG3 kernel should work also with AN8G3 and AN7FG3.

So, if you want, you could give the AN8cG3 kernel a try.

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I tried it but even it boots normal as I can see unfortunately I don't have touch :(

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Okay, sorry for that.

I have taken a closer look at the driver section and for the mentioned tablets there are 2 touch drivers compiled into the kernel. I think that is the problem. I have used the one of them, but I think you need the second one. I'll make a test kernel for you..

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Here we go...

http://crewrktablets.arctablet.com/?wpfb_dl=591

 

It is a test build for the AN8G3. Please report any problems. If you got problems, it would help me if you could provide me a dmesg log of the original kernel.

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w0w really fast!

 

Unfortunately, again, no touch and hard buttons, only the power button works :p

 

If you can tell me how I to run the log

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You need root for that and an App like that

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=scd.lcex&feature=search_result

 

the dmes is a kernel log, so I can see what drivers are initialized on boot.

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