Now Android development team of Google has released Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0.1) for x86 chipsets as part of their promise to bring in Android in favor of Intel and AMD systems. The release isn’t fully stable — missing sound, camera, ethernet, and hardware acceleration for Intel chipsets.
What will work, though Wi-Fi is sound and hardware acceleration on behalf of AMD chipsets. Below, you’ll locate the instructions for downloading the source code. On the open source page you also able to find the .ISO for MSI’s AMD powered Brazos Tablet. Developers get working!
The ics-x86 branch based on Android 4.0.1 is ready.
You may download the source as usual:
$ repo init -u git://git.android-x86.org/manifest.git -b ics-x86
$ repo sync
or from the SourceForge mirror
$ repo init -u git://android-x86.git.sf.net/gitroot/android-x86/x86/platform/manifest.git
$ repo sync
* OpenGL ES Hardware acceleration for AMD Radeon chipset
What NOT work (yet):
* Hardware acceleration for Intel platform
I’ve uploaded an iso for AMD brazos tablet in the download page.
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