Giant Android Tablets

 

"Create a Giant Android Tablet by using an Odroid U3 Single Board Computer and any Windows 8 Enabled Touchscreen"

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This tutorial covers the steps needed to prepare a PC, download the necessary modified system files and move them to an Odroid U3 (running Android 4.1.2 ) in order to create Giant Android Tablet.

Please read the Hardkernel Odroid February 2014 Magazine - Giant Android Tablet article for background information. It explains how to compile your own Kernel for a touchscreen, which is not included here.

 

Hardware

 

Instructions

 

Setting up your PC

 

Setting up an Odroid U3

 

Connecting your Odroid U3 to your PC

 

Adb Push Files and Flashing the new Kernel

 

Troubleshooting Connection Issues

If your Ethernet / Wifi does not work, you need to adb push your downloaded .ko files to your Odroid U3 at:

system/lib/

For example, navigate to your downloaded .ko files on your USB and then using the Terminal application in Ubuntu type:

adb remount
adb push scsi_wait_scan.ko /system/lib/modules

etc for all of the eight .ko files

 

Source Files

As per the GNU General Public License, Version 2, June 1991 the modified source files are included in each download (hid-multitouch.c and hid-ids.h).

They are here for your reference or to modify yourself but are not needed to be used if you are using the ready compiled Kernel

 

Downloads

Please find a list of Touchscreens that have been reported to work.

Downloads to complied Kernels, .idc, .ko and source code is included where available.

 

Manufacturer Model Screen System Files Build Date Demo
Dell S2240T 21.5"

Compiled Kernel
.idc file
.ko files

hid-multitouch.c
hid-ids.h

21 Feb 2014

YouTube

 

HANNS-G

 

HT231 23"   03 Apr 2014  

 

 

Downloads and modifications of the Android Kernel source files above are subject to the GNU General Public License, Version 2, June 1991.

Use this information at your own risk. GiantAndroidTablets are not responsible for any hardware malfunctions or data loss due to the information provided here.

Please note that not all individual files have been tested by GiantAndroidTablets and are provided by as is / where is by third parties.

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