Wi-Fi working on CyanogenMod 9 on Huawei U8185

So I just got Wi-Fi working on CyanogenMod 9 on Huawei U8185: I’m using the Atheros AR6kSDK kernel driver and wpa_supplicant 0_6_X, so it’s kinda ghetto… 😉 Right now Wi-Fi scanning, WPA2, and DHCP work, but for some reason DNS isn’t working so, while you can reach hosts outside your network, you can’t actually browse […]

Fastboot on the Intel Yolo

See anything interesting? [root@mzito ~]# lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 012: ID 8087:09ef Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux […]

Got an Intel Yolo

So I couldn’t resist… I picked up an Intel Yolo today: I just happened to be at Sarit Center and saw that Safaricom had them on demo. I was pretty impressed, the thing is pretty snappy, the battery apparently lasts forever, and it was only 11,000 shillings ($125). It’s a very competitive phone for its […]

Hardware rendering of SurfaceFlinger on Qualcomm Adreno GPUs

When I first started porting CyanogenMod to the Huawei U8185 I was blown away by the performance of Qualcomm’s Adreno 200 GPU; paired with the Adreno 200 GPU, the U8185’s msm7225a Snapdragon architecture made for a snappy and pleasurable experience on ICS. Meanwhile, its cousin (the U8150) could barely handle its stock Android 2.2, leave […]

GPS working on Huawei U8185 on CyanogenMod 9

Thanks to the awesome work from CyanogenMod developers, bringing up Qualcomm hardware on AOSP is extremely easy; it took me all of two minutes to get GPS working on the Huawei U8185 on CyanogenMod 9. Here are the changes I had to make to get GPS working on this little handset: BoardConfig.mk # GPS BOARD_USES_QCOM_GPS […]