Moto Mods software development

We are involved in developing Moto Mods for the Lenovo Motorola Moto Z series of phones.

The hardware side is based off of their MDK:

Our hardware project is a matter of another blog post, but let me outline the software setup i needed to begin developing.

So the basic instructions ( are for Ubuntu 16.04 but if you're using a newer distro, there is some tinkering to be done.


kconfig-frontends need this patch applied:
(More info here:


Also needs some love, i kept getting "Conflicting CPU architectures 13/1"

Looking at the errors pointed out here i decided to play with the make file and changed:

CFLAGS    += -mfpu=fpv4-sp-d16 -mfloat-abi=hard
CFLAGS    += -mfloat-abi=softfp
(i don't care about fpu support as long as it works;)