Thursday, March 8, 2018

Building and Installing Android AOSP

In these notes, I will document few things:

1) Building newest AOSP for the HiKey SBC
2) Installing new image in Android Studio Emulator
3) Installing Android Pie preview of Android "Tiamen" (a Siberian fish, the picture is shown below) on Pixel 2 XL.



General Info about the AOSP

read general info:

Preview Images

https://developer.android.com/preview/download.html#images

Android P (pie) image:
taimen-ppp1.180208.014-factory-8e44f67a.zip 

Emulator running preview:

Factory Images


Android Oreo image 8.1.0 (OPM1.171019.021, Mar 2018):


Hikey960 binaries for Android 8.0.0 (20171017) ARM:


Hardware specific Binaries


Pixel 2 XL binaries for Android 8.1.0 (OPM1.171019.021)

Google (Vendor Image):

Qualcomm (GPS, Audio, Camera, Gestures, Graphics, DRM, Video, Sensors)


https://dl.google.com/dl/android/aosp/google_devices-taimen-opm1.171019.021-66c50345.tgz

AOSP building


Reference AOSP Development Boards (e.g. HiKey)




Kernel:
$ git clone https://android.googlesource.com/kernel/hikey-linaro android-hikey-linaro