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by notlocalhorst
Tue Dec 07, 2010 12:59 am
Forum: Archos 101 Internet Tablet
Topic: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?
Replies: 33
Views: 8705

Re: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?

disclaimer: swap IS evil, you don't want it! Swap is a dirty workaround for crappy hardware (well somekind of) ... Don't complain if you put a swapfile on your internal memory (the 8 or 16GB flash disk) and it will stop working. Swap read and write like hell, so if you want to try it, please use an ...
by notlocalhorst
Mon Dec 06, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: Archos 101 Internet Tablet
Topic: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?
Replies: 33
Views: 8705

Re: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?

I will do later ... not at home right now.
by notlocalhorst
Mon Dec 06, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Archos 101 Internet Tablet
Topic: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?
Replies: 33
Views: 8705

Re: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?

Its pretty straight forward if you follow my howto.

To make it easier i could attach the needed swapfiles, but right now i'm at work quite busy ....

Maybe later :-)
by notlocalhorst
Mon Dec 06, 2010 1:59 pm
Forum: General Archos Gen8: Archos 28, 32, 43, 70 and 101 Internet Tablets
Topic: List of Bluetooth tethering phones that work on Froyo
Replies: 237
Views: 105531

Re: Archos 101 tethering

I can do wifi or usb tether on a laptop, so nothing is disabled (my provider allows it even! :-) ). It seems that the bt connection is rather tricky. Right now i'm at work, i will try it again later ....
by notlocalhorst
Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:21 pm
Forum: General Archos Gen8: Archos 28, 32, 43, 70 and 101 Internet Tablets
Topic: List of Bluetooth tethering phones that work on Froyo
Replies: 237
Views: 105531

Re: Archos 101 tethering

I tried it yesterday with my HTC Desire ...

Bluetooth: no
USB: no
Wifi: yes

I'm wondering why USB is not working ... it works out of the box on my Linux systems, and it seems the Archos is using the same stuff (dun0) to do it ... Help!? :-)
by notlocalhorst
Mon Dec 06, 2010 12:19 pm
Forum: Archos 101 Internet Tablet
Topic: Kindle Crashing on Froyo?
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: Kindle Crashing on Froyo?

works fine for me on froyo with some free books from amazon. The wiktionary lookup also, but to be honest i didn't played that much around with th app (straight from the market, installed yesterday).
by notlocalhorst
Mon Dec 06, 2010 11:55 am
Forum: Archos 101 Internet Tablet
Topic: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?
Replies: 33
Views: 8705

Re: Can Froyo Swap Memory to Disk?

yes, quite easy: on a random linux system do: dd if=/dev/zero of=/tmp/myswap bs=1M count=256 this will create a 256MB empty file mkswap /tmp/myswap copy the file myswap to your phone/tablet/whatever (/sdcard) on the device: root it! and you need a terminal program su - swapon /sdcard/myswap *see not...

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