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i've downloaded and compiled the links2 web browser (links.sourceforge.net or http://links.twibright.com/) for OpenSuse and it looks pretty good as it is self contained, and renders html to the framebuffer. i'm going to try porting to avr32, but has someone already done this?

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According to http://avr32linux.org/twiki/bin/... , no. You might want to check if it's included with buildroot though.

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Thanks for the tip. I'd never heard of that browser before. I compiled it to try it out, if you use 15 bit color on your board, you will have to add the color depth settings to the code. Otherwise it compiles and works, except in my case, the red and blue were reversed too.

I'm still looking for a browser that will pass Acid2 and run on the AVR32. (Links doesn't pass, nor does Dillo, or the current stable version of Firefox for that matter...Konqueror and Firefox 3 both pass)

http://www.webstandards.org/file...

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this r-b reversed thing may well be a lcd driver thing - it looks like the driver reports the bit positions for red and blue wrongly.

could you post the .configure switches that you used to compile links2 for the avr32, it'll save me working it out, you seem better at it than me!

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./configure --host=avr32-linux --prefix=/usr/avr32-linux PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/avr32-linux/lib/pkgconfig --with-fb --with-x --without-bzip2 --without-ssl --enable-graphics --without-svgalib --without-gpm 

Ando don't forget to replace the config.sub and config.guess with the ones that support AVR32

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My new project, before I start building ipkgs, is to get Origyn working properly on AVR32. http://avr32linux.org/twiki/bin/...

I got it to run last night, but the RGB BGR problem was there again and the fonts were sort of messed up. It's got the same WebKit engine as Safari (iPhone) but it's open source. It looks fantastic too.

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I'm pretty sure the problem is in the lcd driver. I wrote a cgi program a few weeks ago to generate a bitmap from the frame buffer (a quick and dirty way to implement remote maintenance - a better way would be to port vnclib I know). Anyway my cgi program used the bit positions as reported by the framebuffer varinfo, and also has red and blue reversed..

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I've changed my mind about Origyn. It's crap. Instead of that, I'm working on getting the current snapshot of WebKit to cross-compile. Then I can compile Midori (which happens to pass acid2 as well :) ) for the AVR32.

Should be awesome!

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