Android-x86 4.0-RC2 (Ics-x86).
The Android-x86 project is glad to announce 4.0-RC2 release to public. This is a second release candidate for Android-x86 4.0 stable release. Live CD ISOs are available from our sites, as usual
The 4.0-RC2 release is based on the Android 4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich branch). We have fixed and added x86 specified code to let the system runs smoothly on x86 platforms, especially for tablets and netbooks. Except the features in 4.0-RC1, the additional features in this release are
We create targets optimized for different x86 platforms. Choose a suitable image for your platform.
- Kernel 3.0.36 with more drivers and bug fixes.
- Enable Dalvik JIT compiler support.
- Support some 3G modem.
- Ready to run arm translator. (You still need to install Intel's libraries from BuilDroid.)
- Physical keyboard layout selection.
- Support two cameras.
- Fake SD card is replaced by internal storage support.
- android-x86-4.0-RC2-amd_brazos.iso for AMD Brazos platform
- android-x86-4.0-RC2-eeepc.iso for ASUS Eee PC family
- android-x86-4.0-RC2-asus_laptop.iso for some ASUS Laptops/Tablets
- android-x86-4.0-RC2-tegav2.iso for Tegav2
- android-x86-4.0-RC2-s103t.iso for Lenovo S10-3t tablet
- android-x86-4.0-RC2-thinkpad.iso for IBM thinkpad tablet
- android-x86-4.0-RC2-tx2500.iso for HP tx2500
The iso files are hybrid format. That means you can dump the iso into a usb drive and get a bootable usb stick, like
$ dd if=android-x86-4.0-RC2-xxx.iso of=/dev/sdX
where /dev/sdX is the device name of your usb drive.
- Suspend and resume doesn't work on some targets.
- Not support Ethernet.
The source code is available in the main git server,
$ repo init -u http://git.android-x86.org/manifest -b ics-x86
$ repo sync
as well as the SourceForge mirror:
$ repo init -u git://android-x86.git.sf.net/gitroot/android-x86/x86/platform/manifest.git -b ics-x86
Read this page for how to compile the source code.