Re: Open Source AHRS project: giving away hardware

2014-05-10 Thread Ben Wong
Sounds like a fun challenge. I'd take it up if I wasn't already so busy. After all, who in their life hasn't at one point wanted to write an Unscented Kalman Filter? ;-) Just out of curiosity, is OpenPilot.org not a viable solution? --Ben On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 8:57 AM, Pascal Gosselin

Re: mounting FR in car for GPS usage

2014-03-13 Thread Ben Wong
Years ago I found a cheap magnet mount at a truck stop and have been very pleased with it. A round, rubberized magnet is adhered to the dashboard (just pull off the backing, like a sticker) and a thin, flat, hardly noticeable plate sticks to the back of the Freerunner. Easy to snap on and easy to

Re: GTA04 work (was: Openmoko's downfall (was changing IMEI))

2014-02-22 Thread Ben Wong
On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 1:03 AM, Bob Ham r...@settrans.net wrote: On Fri, 2014-02-21 at 08:54 +0100, Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote: We ... are working on a 3.14 kernel and getting things mainline Why? The GTA04 is not usable as a daily phone. Why would you waste time on the kernel instead

Re: [QtMoko] new svg keyboard

2013-12-31 Thread Ben Wong
I love it. I hadn't known it was missing before, but I am glad *somebody* finally put a tea key on a keyboard. :-) (Err... I mean☺) —B On Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 2:21 PM, Francesco De Vita francesco.dev...@mailoo.org wrote: Hello everybody I took advantage of the holidays and I made a new SVG

Re: Use of a FreeRunner

2013-12-22 Thread Ben Wong
I'm sure it could; your FreeRunner is a complete computer. The question is if you have the time (or money to hire someone) to write the glue script that will put all the pieces together. Let's see, the parts you'll need are: 1. Check your mail account (fetchmail or python's imaplib) 2. Do a

Re: QtMoko v58 - best way to upgrade

2013-12-22 Thread Ben Wong
I've got v58 working now (thanks to the logging kludge) and have not had a problem with resuming yet. I did have a lot of reports initially of people trying to call me and my phone not ringing, but after I turned off multiplexing in Neocontrol things seem to be better. (I've never had to turn off

Re: Larger capacity battery

2013-12-22 Thread Ben Wong
On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 7:39 AM, joerg Reisenweber jo...@openmoko.org wrote: Maybe useful background can be found in: http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=65568 jOERG, That's a pretty handy page. I hadn't realized LiIon batteries varied much by manufacturer. Is there a similar script for

Re: [gta02] cannot boot from NAND

2013-12-16 Thread Ben Wong
There must be some timing problem. It can be quite tricky to debug it, because with logging it works and with debugging enabled it works too. Timing with the AT communications? Would that be the chat script? 3/ implement better screen locking. Now if you lock screen and receive phone call

Re: [gta02] cannot boot from NAND

2013-12-14 Thread Ben Wong
Weirdly, I'm getting a panic on boot with the JFFS2 images for rootfs and u-boot. I'll try resending with dfu-util again. —B P.S. When I mentioned using 'dd' before to write directly, I meant to say 'nandwrite'. On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 7:41 AM, Francesco De Vita francesco.dev...@mailoo.org

Re: [gta02] cannot boot from NAND

2013-12-13 Thread Ben Wong
On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 11:10 PM, Radek Polak pson...@seznam.cz wrote: On Friday, December 13, 2013 02:59:01 AM Ben Wong wrote: What's the checksum supposed to be for the QTMoko files? a76072c1c9dce4eb2b07235f7cc307fe qtmoko-debian-gta02-v58.ubi 50baec96657802b5a053fa0ef6b777a2 uImage.bin

Re: [gta02] cannot boot from NAND

2013-12-13 Thread Ben Wong
The size should be ok. NAND is IIRC 256MB. Would you be interested to try jffs2? I can do it and upload quite easily. Sure, I'd give that a shot if it's easy for you to do. I seem to have more corruption problems from ubifs than jffs2, so wouldn't mind going back. —B

Re: QtMoko v58 with 2.6.39 kernel and improved power management

2013-12-12 Thread Ben Wong
Thanks for the update, Radek and Paul! I'm downloading v58 now and looking forward to having a stable system. By the way, I'm glad to see two big user interface bugaboos for me (vibration when resuming and hanging up when hitting answer twice) have been fixed. I think my only other bothersome bug

Re: [gta02] cannot boot from NAND

2013-12-12 Thread Ben Wong
Hey Joif, You're not alone. I get the same message with v58 in NAND; haven't tried on SD yet. I thought it might be DFU transferring the file system incorrectly, but seeing that you have the same problem, I think perhaps the image on sourceforge is corrupted. What's the checksum supposed to be

Re: [gta02] cannot boot from NAND

2013-12-12 Thread Ben Wong
This is my main phone, so I've reverted to v55 (the latest one I could find on sourceforge) and it seems to be working. —B On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 6:29 PM, Jorge xxo...@gmail.com wrote: Yup, same here. No booting from NAND. On 12/12/13 23:59, Ben Wong wrote: Hey Joif, You're not alone

Re: Crowdfunding an Ubuntu smartphone

2013-08-23 Thread Ben Wong
On Fri, Aug 23, 2013 at 1:21 PM, arne anka openm...@ginguppin.de wrote: i am still undecided if i should admire or pity the thread starter, if he honestly believed that this community would be able to succeed where ubuntu failed -- and on top of that to jump from todays GTA04 to the device as

Re: SIM card backup

2013-08-23 Thread Ben Wong
Four years ago this worked for getting data from a SIM card: http://www.mail-archive.com/community@lists.openmoko.org/msg55862.html qtmoko SMS messages are saved in an sqlite3 file under Applications/qtopiamail/ On Fri, Jul 19, 2013 at 11:22 PM, Алексей fl...@member.fsf.org wrote: 1) How may

Re: [QtMoko] Battery

2013-08-22 Thread Ben Wong
On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 1:57 PM, NeilBrown ne...@suse.de wrote: On the GTA04 I just read /sys/class/power_supply/bq27000-battery/charge_full and /sys/class/power_supply/bq27000-battery/charge_full_design and divide one by the other. Does the GTA02 not have something similar? Did

Re: Crowdfunding an Ubuntu smartphone (right now)

2013-08-22 Thread Ben Wong
Well, the deadline is up. The pledges rolled in and they got $12.8 million, which sounds amazing until you see that their goal was for $32 million. I guess that means all that money is getting refunded and there will be no Ubuntu Edge. Here's Shuttleworth's upbeat closing comment:

Re: how big is the advantage of the gta02s and gta04s regarding private data?

2013-06-24 Thread Ben Wong
Ask them if they have actually read the contracts they have signed in order to use their device. I have, and I actually like the ones I'm bound by (e.g., GNU GPL). Most people nowadays assume that there is no alternative to a lopsided contract in which the user must cede all rights. To me, one of

Re: how big is the advantage of the gta02s and gta04s regarding private data?

2013-06-24 Thread Ben Wong
On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 1:04 PM, robin spielr...@web.de wrote: and if you were into facebook it would NOT matter which device you'd be using. True enough. I'm getting kind of tired of The Cloud knowing everything I share with my friends. I've heard that Diaspora (joindiaspora.com) has

Bluetooth Keyboard

2013-06-24 Thread Ben Wong
On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 1:36 AM, Giacomo 'giotti' Mariani giacomomari...@yahoo.it wrote: Thank you Radeck, I'm glad to have the Docked keyboard back: it is priceless when sending SMS via vnc! Nice tip, Giacomo. That reminds me that my biggest bugaboo with QtMoko is that I have never

Re: QtMoko packages for old input methods

2013-06-09 Thread Ben Wong
Thank you for doing this. As nifty as the idea of the translucent keyboard was, I think I would go back to the predictive keyboard (as used in SHR) if I could. --B On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 2:33 AM, Radek Polak pson...@seznam.cz wrote: Hi, I have started packaging old input methods for QtMoko.

Re: [QtMoko] Mokofaen red signal strength icon

2012-11-14 Thread Ben Wong
Yes, I too had thought red meant super duper must be 110% signal strength. On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Neil Jerram n...@ossau.homelinux.net wrote: I've been wondering for some time what it means when the GSM signal strength icon goes red, and whether/how that's different from the icon

Re: [QtMoko] MokoFaen theme, update

2012-08-23 Thread Ben Wong
Theming *is* a critical task. I use only the MokoFaen theme because (a) it looks much better and (b) the default Finxi theme had a bug (at one point) where if you hung up the phone with the number pad showing, the menu was messed up the next time you were in a call. MokoFaen has always worked

Re: OT: Where can I meet a female companion with similar interests and personality /in person/?

2010-01-26 Thread Ben Wong
On Sun, Jan 24, 2010 at 8:21 AM, ri...@happyleptic.org wrote: I don't know how to tell my procmail to discard completely off topic messages like these. It's been awhile since I used procmail, but I believe the recipe to add to your procmailrc is: :0: * ^From:.*commun...@lists.openmoko.org *

Re: OT: Where can I meet a female companion with similar interests and personality /in person/?

2010-01-15 Thread Ben Wong
On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Brolin Empey bro...@brolin.be wrote:  This subject is covered in Ellen Spertus’s 1991 paper titled “Why are There so Few Female Computer Scientists?”: http://people.mills.edu/spertus/Gender/pap/pap.html Thanks for the link. Reading it reminds me of the time I

Re: How to transfer SMS from your old phone?

2009-11-23 Thread Ben Wong
On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 3:05 AM, Paul Fertser fercer...@gmail.com wrote: When the calypso is off (and it's always off unless GSM resource is requested), it's perfectly ok to swap SIM cards. Thanks, Paul! That's exactly the information I was looking for. I'll try this next time, $ mdbus -s

Re: How to transfer SMS from your old phone?

2009-11-20 Thread Ben Wong
My older brother, a world traveler, had a box full of SIM cards from which he wanted to back up all the old SMS and address books. We used my FreeRunner to do it using a quick hack script I wrote that dumps the info to a text file. The result was not in UTF-8, so I wrote a tiny C program to fix

Re: SHR clock reset

2009-10-02 Thread Ben Wong
Bizarrely, my Freerunner also got the wrong time yesterday. Is there something special about October 1st? I'm running SHR testing, but I booted into an old copy of SHR unstable and it also go it wrong. The first time the date was 1970 (the epoch), the second time it thought it was 1933!

Re: fatfingershell ?

2009-09-24 Thread Ben Wong
On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 9:01 AM, pike pike-openm...@kw.nl wrote: I'm not in favor of one char commands - i like the fact that the terminal would literally type out call if you type c[tab]. This way, getting familiar with the available commands is really easy. Ofcourse, it implies there

Re: OT: Where can I meet a female companion with similar interests and personality /in person/?

2009-09-16 Thread Ben Wong
Hello Brolin, I showed your post to a few geek girls and asked them what advice they would give. I'm CC'ing the list with their (edited) responses because I have a hunch that there are more Brolins out there. Ben ___ Overall, my advice isn't

Re: OT: Where can I meet a female companion with similar interests and personality /in person/?

2009-09-12 Thread Ben Wong
Hello Brolin, Wow. That's quite a bit of information. I have many thoughts about your specific endeavours, moving out, priority inversion, social anxiety, finding a geek girl, but I think there may be a broader, more important goal that you're missing. It occurs to me that you may find it

Re: ZAGG invisible sheild for Neo Freerunner

2009-08-07 Thread Ben Wong
On Thu, Aug 6, 2009 at 7:55 PM, Mikhail Umorinmike...@gmail.com wrote: It's a bit of a pain, especially the full body one. You need steady hands and a lot of patience. The installation takes about an hour, then ZAGG recommends to leave it overnight. Then the plastic snugs like a glove on the

Re: Can my FreeRunner remind me to shut it down if it is still running at 22:00?

2009-07-29 Thread Ben Wong
On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 3:47 AM, Brolin Empeybro...@brolin.be wrote: 2009/7/27 Ben Wong lists.openmoko@wongs.net On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Brolin Empeybro...@brolin.be wrote: I prefer to shut down my cell phone before going to bed, but I frequently forget to do so

Re: Can my FreeRunner remind me to shut it down if it is still running at 22:00?

2009-07-27 Thread Ben Wong
On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Brolin Empeybro...@brolin.be wrote: I prefer to shut down my cell phone before going to bed, but I frequently forget to do so. Hmmm... I think the solution depends on why you're shutting down your cell phone at night. To prevent calls from waking you? Try a

Re: Anti-Whining: Happy Moko Moments

2009-07-23 Thread Ben Wong
I've got a simple success to share. My nine year old niece and her family expressed an interest in geocaching. I said, Oh, my phone does GPS! which led to this series of Happy Moko Moments: * Used Midori over GPRS to create an account on geocaching.com and to look up the latitude and longitude

Re: tango and the missing map tiles

2009-07-23 Thread Ben Wong
system, below. --Ben #!/bin/sh # Look for OpenStreetMap tiles that are size zero (TangoGPS has a bug) # and download the correct tile. Based on a one-line script by # Rask Ingemann Lambertsen r...@sygehus.dk, June 2009, # modified by Ben Wong to work with BusyBox's wget. cd ~/Maps/OSM || echo

Re: tango and the missing map tiles

2009-07-23 Thread Ben Wong
Lambertsen r...@sygehus.dk, June 2009, # Modified by Ben Wong to work with BusyBox's wget. cd ~/Maps/OSM || exit 1 find -size 0c -print \ | cut -c3- \ | awk ' { print http://tile.openstreetmap.org/; $0 -O $0; }' \ | xargs -n3 wget -U UpdateTiles On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 12:46 PM, Ben

Re: why openmoko is so slow? Is it a joke?

2009-07-13 Thread Ben Wong
On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 8:51 AM, Jon 'maddog' Hallmad...@li.org wrote: Hello mobiphil, and use those phones as reference...Again, M800 has keyboard, very usefull for a linux phone. Only drawback, it has only 64megs memory, but better have less applications running smoother, than several

Re: Rustling noise on phonecalls

2009-07-09 Thread Ben Wong
On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 11:03 PM, Adam Jimersonvend...@gmail.com wrote: On Thursday 09 July 2009 12:54:15 am Ben Wong wrote:   mdbus -s org.freesmartphone.ogsmd /org/freesmartphone/GSM/Device org.freesmartphone.GSM.Device.SetSpeakerVolume 68 Are you sure that mdbus call is correct I got two

Re: Rustling noise on phonecalls

2009-07-08 Thread Ben Wong
Mickey: It seems a very bad idea to default to maximum volume if it causes distortion. I'm not sure yet that that's the sole audio problem in SHR-unstable, but I can say that when I turned the speaker volume down to what it was in SHR-testing (68%), I was understood perfectly, for the first time,

Re: Rustling noise on phonecalls

2009-07-08 Thread Ben Wong
Mickey: Please set the default volume back down. I just confirmed (by talking to a human) that when the Speaker Volume is set to 100%, the other party hears an annoying echo of their own voice. Thank you, --Ben P.S. I don't know if it matters, but I'm using a Revision A06 Freerunner,

Re: FreeRunner A7, GSM 850?

2009-07-08 Thread Ben Wong
Has the GSM-900 version been determine to work just as well in North America? Well, my international version works fine in North America. I actually asked T-mobile (my carrier) and they said that they don't use 850MHz in their network. They said they *might* have roaming partners who use 850,

Re: [omgps] collect feature requests

2009-07-05 Thread Ben Wong
Hi Laszlo, Thanks for all the hard work you've been putting in. I have two questions: 1) If the filesystem is crashing, doesn't it seem like we should fix the filesystem instead of making a new file format? 2) You mentioned that fsck takes an hour for you. I'm having trouble reproducing that.

Re: External GPS antenna question

2009-07-05 Thread Ben Wong
and if you are carrying the FR in a pocket, yes it gets a lock most of the time, but the track wobbles all over the place - up to a hundred meters.  And if driving through an urban canyon, similar track errors can occur.  Ive wanted a small external powered antenna for some time to improve

Re: Anyone know a store that sells FreeRunner accs in the US

2009-07-05 Thread Ben Wong
I have redone it several times, but no luck. I also hoped, that it will disappear, after couple of day. But didnt happened either. I also used up all the spray (all the 20ml spray;-) To have a clue how it looks like, here is a picture: http://khiraly.googlepages.com/IMG_3882.JPG Yikes!

Re: Rustling noise on phonecalls

2009-07-05 Thread Ben Wong
On Sun, Jul 5, 2009 at 6:19 AM, Michael Zanettimichael_zane...@gmx.net wrote: Judging from the time when other people complains started I think it happened after an upgrade of my SHR unstable. But I'm not really sure. Yes, SHR-unstable is the culprit. I'm currently dual booting SHR-testing and

Re: dfu_download error -62

2009-07-04 Thread Ben Wong
Do you have a 64-bit machine? It sounds like -62 is error message one gets when using the 32-bit dfu-util. http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Flashing_the_Neo_FreeRunner#.231_Tools_for_flashing:_DFU-util_and_NeoTool By the way, you may have tried to Google for 'dfu download error -62' and didn't

[shr, others?] Flash drive mounted with sync option

2009-06-29 Thread Ben Wong
Hi! Can anyone help me to figure out if the following behavior is a bug or not? Under SHR (both testing and unstable), drives and partitions not listed in fstab are automounted using the sync option which is *very* slow and possibly damaging to flash media. Slowness: While attempting to untar a

Re: [shr, others?] Flash drive mounted with sync option

2009-06-29 Thread Ben Wong
Since users don't like to manually unmount their devices, and developers really don't like when users blame them for unrecoverable data loss, default is to mount sync. Thank you for reminding me of that. You might be right that it is was a developer's choice, but if so it was a very poor

Re: input method : dasher

2009-06-23 Thread Ben Wong
That's a pretty awesome idea. It'd make typing fun. --Ben On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 2:50 AM, Fabian Killus fab...@ji-xiansheng.de wrote: I had the same idea over and over again. I thought it would be cool to have such a thing controlled by the accelerometers ;) I also took a quick look at

Re: Is a FreeRunner sufficient for me?

2009-06-19 Thread Ben Wong
On Thu, Jun 18, 2009 at 10:49 AM, Joerg Lippmannjl_li...@donalbain.de wrote: Then the Freerunner is not for you. It may sound harsh, but it's definitely *not* suitable for daily use. Period. Brolin, I must respectfully disagree with Joerg's advice to you. There are flaws, including the ones

Re: US triband vs EU triband

2009-06-18 Thread Ben Wong
Wow, thanks for checking that out. I had no idea that was even possible. I'm in the US but I have a world version (900/1800/1900) for when I travel. Unfortunately, the network I'm on (T-mobile) doesn't use 850 anywhere in the US, so I can't contribute similar tests. Oh wait, maybe I can. Does

Re: How to get started with Openmoko phone?

2009-06-16 Thread Ben Wong
Well, when the salesperson tells you that they will not transfer the phone number unless you sign up for a contract there's not much you can do... At least, that's what I got. Which carrier told you that? I just transferred my number and didn't have to sign up for a contract with T-mobile.

Re: some questions before buying FreeRunner

2009-06-15 Thread Ben Wong
Does a particular model of invisibleSHIELD fit FR or you had to cut an oversized one to shape? There is an invisibleSHIELD model made just for the Freerunner: http://www.zagg.com/invisibleshield/openmoko-neo-freerunner-cases-screen-protectors-covers-skins-shields.php Price is $25 for

Re: some questions before buying FreeRunner

2009-06-15 Thread Ben Wong
There is an invisibleSHIELD model made just for the Freerunner:   http://www.zagg.com/invisibleshield/openmoko-neo-freerunner-cases-screen-protectors-covers-skins-shields.php Price is $25 for full-body, $12 for just the screen.  However, Zagg almost always has 20% off coupons available, if

Re: some questions before buying FreeRunner

2009-06-15 Thread Ben Wong
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 12:39 AM, Ed Kapiteine...@kapitein.org wrote: With the full body cover, can you still easily remove the back cover to replace the uSD card/batery/SIM ? Yes, the shield comes precut in pieces that fit the front back and sides. --Ben

Re: some questions before buying FreeRunner

2009-06-14 Thread Ben Wong
On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 1:10 PM, a dehqandehqa...@gmail.com wrote:   How much  is Fr SAR ? In another thread on this list somebody mentioned that the specific absorption rate for the Freerunner is average, not significantly higher or lower than any other cell phone. Specifically, the Neo

Re: some questions before buying FreeRunner

2009-06-12 Thread Ben Wong
On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 1:29 AM, a dehqandehqa...@gmail.com wrote: Do you mean without that 47k resistor ,Fr will detect current lower or higher ?what will happen after that (detect incorrectly) . Without the 47k resistor, it will charge more slowly so as to not overload the charger. However,

Re: Paroli: correct pronunciation

2009-06-10 Thread Ben Wong
I was kind of hoping Paroli was Italian for parolee, a convict who's been let out of jail early on condition of good behavior. That is, someone who's (mostly) free without having to commit a jail break first. ;-) --Ben On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 2:31 PM, tammaro pamdirac palombopamm...@gmail.com

Re: Questions about Openmoko cellphones ..

2009-06-08 Thread Ben Wong
On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 12:52 AM, a dehqandehqa...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks alot for your attentions ; So there is a persian layer yes ?so is not possible to change layer in another way except input methode suchlike a command or a script ? I'll be thankfull if anyone answer the above question ?

Re: How to get started with Openmoko phone?

2009-06-08 Thread Ben Wong
On Sun, Jun 7, 2009 at 5:57 PM, Mikemike...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks, Rene -- I just ordered the freerunner -- very exciting! Excellent. You may want to check the GSM firmware version when you get it. I received my phone recently and it had an old firmware on it (version 8 instead of 11, I

Re: Questions about Openmoko cellphones ..

2009-06-08 Thread Ben Wong
Thanks alot for your attention ; Would you send a farsi sms to me ? to this number 00989131561030 . To know if sms will look fine here or not . Okay, I've sent you an SMS. However, I don't know if my carrier (T-mobile) allows me to send SMS outside of the United States. Please let us know if

Re: Freerunner's Future

2009-06-06 Thread Ben Wong
by inspiration or will it be like the IBM PC, whose framework was widely copied to become a de facto standard? --Ben Wong ___ Openmoko community mailing list community@lists.openmoko.org http://lists.openmoko.org/mailman/listinfo/community

Re: Questions about Openmoko cellphones ..

2009-06-06 Thread Ben Wong
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 11:28 PM, a dehqandehqa...@gmail.com wrote: I was a c++ PHP programmer before but now i'm not ; and should someone be a pro programmer to use openmoko ? You do not need to be a professional programmer to use the Freerunner. How about keyboard? Is it possible to use

Re: Questions about Openmoko cellphones ..

2009-06-06 Thread Ben Wong
You can copy'n'paste in messages app. Just long press in place, where you want to select, cut, copy or paste :) Oh, neat. That's the way I had expected it to work. I think there may be a small bug. If I press in the empty part of the text box, nothing happens. I had to click very close to

Re: Questions about Openmoko cellphones ..

2009-06-06 Thread Ben Wong
On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 2:06 AM, Sebastian Krzyszkowiakseba.d...@gmail.com wrote: Well, it works good for me ;x Do you have latest -unstable? Ah, that's my problem. I'm using shr-testing. Thanks, again! --Ben ___ Openmoko community mailing list

Re: Openmoko Neo FreeRunner GTA02 versions A5 A6 Audio Buzz - Quality Enhancement Service

2009-06-05 Thread Ben Wong
I know it's unlikely somebody will accidentally send their phone to Cranberry, PA, but I'd like to point out that the SDG page for the rework says, Send phone(s) to: SDG Systems Attn: FreeRunner Rework Program 114 W. Grandview Ave., Suite 1 Zelienople, PA 16063 --Ben On Thu,

Re: Questions about Openmoko cellphones ..

2009-06-05 Thread Ben Wong
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Sebastian Krzyszkowiakseba.d...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 21:25, Ken Youngr...@cfa.harvard.edu wrote: dehqa...@gmail.com wrote: [...] I'm not programmer and maybe can not  do anything for that . I think it is very unlikely that you will be able

Re: boxar : New Audio Application (download or watch video)

2009-06-02 Thread Ben Wong
Nice! There should be more fun applets like this. Do you have plans to make it run any faster? Right now there's significant lag before I hear the notes (perhaps due to ESD?). Also, the sound stutters whenever the pointer (my finger) moves, even if I'm not pressing a different note. Thanks

Re: usb0 vs eth0

2009-06-01 Thread Ben Wong
i don't know which interface udev will assign to the neo.. for example when i connect it i get eth1, suddenly renamed to eth7 by udev, but am i sure it will always get eth7? I believe it depends on which distribution you run. Some distributions, like Debian, use a persistent-net-generator

Re: Om2009 testing release 4

2009-05-30 Thread Ben Wong
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 3:25 AM, Mirko Lindner mi...@openmoko.com wrote: Ben Wong wrote: 2d) There is too much latency between pressing the AUX button during a call and any indication that the system is working on changing the volume.  Ideally, what I'd like the GUI to show me is not what

Re: cronjobs

2009-05-30 Thread Ben Wong
Did you try $cron-get_next_execution_time($cron_entry,[$ref_time]) ? --Ben On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 4:21 PM, Ed Kapitein e...@kapitein.org wrote: Alexey Feldgendler wrote: On Fri, 29 May 2009 15:49:27 +0200, Ed Kapitein e...@kapitein.org wrote: i need a script/program that will read a

Re: Help with gstreamer for python needed

2009-05-29 Thread Ben Wong
/local/share/music/Artists/Freezepop/* --Ben #!/bin/sh # Simplistic gstreamer front-end. # Ben Wong, May 2009 # Public Domain # Usage: playbin [ file ... ] # # E.g., cd /usr/share/sounds; playbin * # When the user hits ^C, wait a bit and then continue to next song. inthandler () { trap

Re: Om2009 testing release 4

2009-05-22 Thread Ben Wong
program didn't have the red END CALL button so I had no recourse but to reboot. I should mention that there are many things that I rather like about Om2009t4. I hope you find my comments constructive. I look forward to trying the next release of Om2009. --Ben Wong Seattle, WA FreeRunner A6, T