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== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==
Jollen Chen's excellent presentation on system-level Android features, including an overview of kernel features unique to Android: (Parts in Chinese:
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* Peter McDermott's excellent description of his work to port Android to the Nokia N810.
http://www.slideshare.net/jollen/android-os-porting-introduction
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** See http://www.linuxfordevices.com/c/a/Linux-For-Devices-Articles/Porting-Android-to-a-new-device/
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** Also, see his annotated list of modified and added kernel files, at: http://www.linuxfordevices.com/files/misc/porting-android-to-a-new-device-p3.html
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* Jollen Chen's excellent presentation on system-level Android features, including an overview of kernel features unique to Android: ''Note: Parts of the presentation are in Chinese''
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** http://www.slideshare.net/jollen/android-os-porting-introduction
  
 
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[[Category:Android]]

Revision as of 19:38, 5 November 2009

List of Kerenl features unique to Android

  • Binder - lightweight IPC
  • ashmem - Android share memory
  • PMEM - Process memory allocator
  • logcat -
  • wakelock - used for power management
  • oom handling modifications
    • lowmem notifications
  • alarm

Resources