Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of Firmware
- 12/30/11 17:36:44 (17 months ago)
v9 v10 1 Although SHR aims to be 100% open and free software, it's not always possible to operate without binary firmwares. Due to being non-free, we can't redistribute them with images, so if you want to use some peripherals which need firmware to be loaded, you need to download it manually. 1 = Non-Free Firmware = 2 2 3 The firmware we are talking about here is the software that runs on the wifi card,the bluetooth chip etc..(they do not run on the same CPU where SHR runs) of the phone. And that SHR has to load in the respective hardware... 3 . 4 4 5 Supported platforms which need non-free loadable firmwares: 6 * [wiki:"Devices/GTA04/InstallGuide#InstallingFirmware" GTA04] 7 * [wiki:"HTC Dream/Firmware" HTC Dream] 5 The firmwares we're talking about here is software, which runs on the wifi chip, bluetooth chip, etc... They do not run on the same CPU as SHR. 6 7 Platforms which need non-free loadable firmwares: 8 * [wiki:"Devices/GTA04/InstallGuide#InstallingFirmware" Goldelico GTA04] 8 9 * [wiki:"Nokia N900/Firmware" Nokia N900] 9 10 * [wiki:"nexusone/Frimware" NexusOne] 10 Supported platform which don't need non-free loadable firmwares: 11 * Openmoko freerunner 11 * [wiki:"HTC Dream/Firmware" HTC Dream] 12 12 13 13 If you don't want to use any non-free blobs on your device, be prepared that some functionalities may not be available.