> Android, Texas Instruments Sitara
> Rowboat Releases Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean for Beagleboard-XM and Beaglebone
Rowboat announced a preliminary version of Android 4.1.1 (Jean Bean) for beagleboard and beaglebone platforms last week.
These releases support SGX (3D graphics acceleration) on both Texas Instruments Sitara AM37x processor (Beagleboard-XM) and AM335x processor (Beaglebone), and all download and build instructions are available on their Wiki:
If you could not care less about building it yourself, Rowboat provides pre-built binaries that you can install on a micro-SD card (4GB and greater) as follows :
- For Beagleboard-XM (DVI output):
curl http://rowboat.googlecode.com/files/beagleboard-xm-jb.tar.gz > beagleboard-xm-jb.tar.gz tar -zxvf beagleboard-xm-jb.tar.gz cd ~/beagleboard_xm-jb sudo ./mkmmc-android.sh <Your SD card device e.g:/dev/sdc>
curl http://rowboat.googlecode.com/files/beaglebone-jb.tar.gz > beaglebone-jb.tar.gz tar -zxvf beaglebone-jb.tar.gz cd ~/beaglebone-jb sudo ./mkmmc-android.sh <Your SD card device e.g:/dev/sdc>