Archive for November, 2007

Poky in the Android emulator

Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

We (at OpenedHand) have been emulating ARM devices in QEMU for a while using images generated from Poky. I wondered how easy it would be to run a poky image under the Android emulator. Sadly the emulator crashes if touched by dbus and is QVGA whereas Poky’s UI (Sato) is targeted at VGA but it still roughly works. The following images show the standard emulator running a Poky built kernel and root filesystem (all entirely open source):