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 […]

Fix for Dalvik compile error on CyanogenMod 9

I started getting this error while compiling CyanogenMod 9 (Android 4.0.x) last week: dalvik/vm/native/dalvik_system_Zygote.cpp: In function ‘int setrlimitsFromArray(ArrayObject*)’: dalvik/vm/native/dalvik_system_Zygote.cpp:199:19: error: aggregate ‘setrlimitsFromArray(ArrayObject*)::rlimit rlim’ has incomplete type and cannot be defined struct rlimit rlim; ^ dalvik/vm/native/dalvik_system_Zygote.cpp:222:43: error: ‘setrlimit’ was not declared in this scope err = setrlimit(contents[0], &rlim); ^ make: *** [out/host/linux-x86/obj/SHARED_LIBRARIES/libdvm_intermediates/native/dalvik_system_Zygote.o] Error 1 make: *** […]

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 […]