Sat 26 May 2018

Filed under Android

Tags android lxc gsoc gentoo

Preface

After successfully booting Gentoo on Nexus 6P in the previous article, we can move on to launching Android in LXC, which is the last mission in the first period of my GSoC 2018 project. This article documents the process to bring up Android successfully with most of its functions …

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Sat 26 May 2018

Filed under Android

Tags android linux kernel gentoo

Preface

To run LXC, we need a kernel that has the options required by LXC on. This article shows how to build an Android kernel that has the required options on, built by Gentoo's latest stable cross-compile toolchain built by crossdev.

Install Cross-Compile Toolchain

We'll use crossdev, a set of …

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Fri 11 May 2018

Filed under Android

Tags android gsoc encryption

The story

I'm working on my GSoC 2018 project, and part of my work at this point is to take over init on an Android system. In order to get to the real root located in /data on Android, I need to mount the encrypted Android userdata partition, which uses …

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