Long Strange Trip

  • Television tuner

    My device has a television tuner (Digital + Analog). There is no more Analog TV here in Canada. For Digital, we are on ATSC, North American frequencies. The device, however, only allows selecting a few countries in Europe (England, France, Germany, Slovakia, …), China, and Russia. In my area there is channel 28 (ATSC carrier […]

  • SL-8268 bluetooth tether to phone

    Phone is galaxy nexus running JB. On the phone, on the ‘tethering’ screen, enable ‘bluetooth’. Make sure phone is paired to SL-8268. On the SL-8268, find the MAC address of the phone: # hcitool inq Then run: # pand –connect <MAC> # netcfg bnep0 up # netcfg bnep0 dhcp # setprop net.dns1 and we […]

  • More bluetooth…

    I needed to install https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stwh.bluetooth in order to get to the bluetooth settings. In ‘hcidump’ i see output when i set to scan / pair etc.

  • Image to root SL-8268

    Take the attached file, rename it to ‘.tar.gz’. Open it in the root of your sd card (the one in the gps slot for me), and boot the device. It will wipe your current install, and you will be rooted with the same version of SW I have. rooted-image-rename-to-targz  

  • Alsa defaults SL-8268

    Since we’ll want to mix the radio and the navigation, we’ll probably be using alsa for that: # alsa_amixer Simple mixer control ‘Master’,0 Capabilities: pvolume Playback channels: Front Left – Front Right Limits: Playback 0 – 127 Mono: Front Left: Playback 118 [93%] [-3.00dB] Front Right: Playback 118 [93%] [-3.00dB] Simple mixer control ‘Master Playback […]