Alioth, the PXA300 based evaluation platform has been supporting Android for some time now. However, e-con’s GPRS/GPS module was not integrated onto it until recently.

Alioth Linux has the eCOMM support, but to introduce this in Android, we had to do get some work done on the Android RIL layer.

As usual we dug into the Android RIL and made the necessary modifications to get the GPRS Data connection working on the Alioth platform.

Have a look at Data Connection enabled Alioth in my video below

There are some interesting things I would like to share on enabling the data connection for Android. Coming up in my next blog …