Re: Packet loss during wireless scans (Testing needed)

2008-11-25 Thread Morgan Collett
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 03:55, John Ferlito [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I've been debugging a packet loss issue with the VideoChat application for the last few days. After a fair bit of fiddling I discovered the packet loss is being caused by network scans being performed by Network

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Bryan Berry
From: David Leeming [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Touch pads To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Message-ID: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii Some feedback on touch pads. I returned to the PNG trials school of Giare last week to do some training, and noticed several of the

Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Strider
Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. If only the display could switch to a lower resolution things would be much better

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread quozl
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 02:42:42PM +0545, Bryan Berry wrote: One important point, make sure you hit the Fn key last when you do the 4-finger salute. Agreed. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Four_finger_salute -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/

Re: Packet loss during wireless scans (Testing needed)

2008-11-25 Thread quozl
Reproduced on 767 with 5.110.22.p18 Also observed packet loss when switching between text virtual consoles using Alt/F1 and Alt/F2 ... but it was difficult to reproduce. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread quozl
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:57:17AM +0100, Strider wrote: The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. All those I have tried have worked fine at this resolution. Which particular applications are you referring to? I've

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Strider
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 12:52 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 11:57:17AM +0100, Strider wrote: The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. All those I have tried have worked fine at this

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. If only the display could

Re: Java Scratch on XO

2008-11-25 Thread pgf
i'm forwarding this note from john maloney (scratch maintainer) to devel. this certainly sounds like a mime types issue, but i'm not sure where or how we'd augment the canonical list. paul john wrote: Hi, Paul, Cynthia, and Claudia. I got a question from a professor at U. of Wisconsin

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Jordan Crouse
Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle fullscreen applications at this resolution. If

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 17:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't powerful enugh to handle

[Server-devel] Sorting out the status of lease serving - and client side

2008-11-25 Thread Martin Langhoff
One of the high priorities for the next release cycles of the XS is to get lease management sorted out. As much as possible, it must Just Work in deployments (though the definition of what it means to Just Work is a bit of a work in progress ;-) ). As part of that, I need to understand a bit

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Jordan Crouse
Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 17:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The problem with this is that the laptop isn't

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 18:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 17:37, Jordan Crouse wrote: Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 25.11.2008, at 11:57, Strider wrote: Hi, I have a XO Laptop which is a nice machine machine with a high res display of 1200x900 pixels. The

Re: Write Plug in posts to Blogs (was Re: Greg Smith Weekly Report Week Ending November 14 )

2008-11-25 Thread Greg Smith
Hi Zeke, That's great! I think a lot of people will use it, if we can test it and make it available to XO users. As you may know we debated whether to implement the EduBlog tool (http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Educational_Blogger_Project) as part of Write or as a server side implementation. I

Re: Write Plug in posts to Blogs (was Re: Greg Smith Weekly Report Week Ending November 14 )

2008-11-25 Thread Sebastien Adgnot
Hi Greg and Zeke, I would be glad to help to see if there are ways to integrate videos in your blog posts, as I'm the developer of olpc.dailymotion.com, where all the videos are ogg, Theora + Vorbis encoded. Thanks. Sebastien On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 8:03 PM, Greg Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Jordan Crouse
Thanks to Mitch, I fixed the scaling problem. Based on conversations on IRC, I am afraid that you will be very disappointed, so I am going to try to explain in great detail how this all works. First of all, you are going to need either build a new driver on your own, or convince your favorite

Re: Simulating a lower resolution on the OLPC XO Laptop

2008-11-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.11.2008, at 20:13, Jordan Crouse wrote: Thanks to Mitch, I fixed the scaling problem. Based on conversations on IRC, I am afraid that you will be very disappointed [...] xrandr --output default --mode modname Why should we be disappointed? That's what we wanted all along, no?

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
Bryan Berry wrote: David Leeming Solomon Islands, South Pacific We have consistently had similar problems in Nepal. I think it is a hardware problem. The core of the problem has yet to be identified but it certainly has hardware aspects. Here at 1cc we still don't have many units

Re: [Server-devel] Installing XS on server for School District need some help

2008-11-25 Thread Martin Langhoff
2008/11/25 Josh Totoro [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Hello, I am a Tech Specialist for a school district in PA. There are 2 of Welcome to the list! Even if there's a bit of developer chatter, this is the place to be. A couple of initial ideas that might help: - Are you using the XS 0.5 installer? If

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Ties Stuij
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 2:40 AM, Richard A. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bryan Berry wrote: Here at 1cc we still don't have many units that have chronic symptoms to test with. Oh really? I've seen trouble with almost any machine I touched around here in Nepal. Not that it happens every time,

RE: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread David Leeming
Ties, I am afraid that I have to agree, although not to distract from the brilliance of the rest of itonly to raise the importance of this issue. In our case one large (relative in our region) country is looking closely at a big commitment and these things are not helpful. David Leeming OLPC

RE: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread david
On Wed, 26 Nov 2008, David Leeming wrote: I am afraid that I have to agree, although not to distract from the brilliance of the rest of itonly to raise the importance of this issue. In our case one large (relative in our region) country is looking closely at a big commitment and these

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 8:11 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the problem is that if they can't duplicate the problem they can't fix it (they can change things, but they have no way of knowing if it fixes the problem or not) Well, right now I'm in a rather hot and humid location (Buenos Aires,

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Joachim Pedersen
I've seen this as an increasing problem on my personal XO, which gets quite a bit of heavy use, as evidenced by the some what polished area of the touchpad, ringed with brownish dirt. As we've reported before, it also seems to get worse when the machines get dusty, and fat/sweaty fingers don't

Re: Sorting out the status of lease serving - and client side

2008-11-25 Thread John Gilmore
If I understand things right, the possible interesting states are: - Never activated - Activated recently (so not looking for a renewal) - Activated looking for a renewal - Expired lease - passive kill - Found self in blacklist - active kill And Permanently activated (developer key

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Ben Wiley Sittler
not sure whether this is the same bug/limitation, but i have noticed the touchpad goes haywire when my daughter uses it with a bit of food on her fingers (obviously i try to avoid letting this happen, but sometimes it does anyhow...) i just tried to simulate this. as a test i used an eyedropper

Re: Sorting out the status of lease serving - and client side

2008-11-25 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 8:51 PM, John Gilmore [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And Permanently activated (developer key obtained). Actually, I think we also have a permanently activated with a '0' timestamp in the lease -- so I missed 2 states. But then that XO stops listening to the school server...so

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
Ties Stuij wrote: If you do do have laptops that have the problem consistently we might want to try and do some sort of swap. I wouldn't go there... Sorry, not to rub it in,.. but.. yea, well a bit actually. This is a very, VERY big and very known (hardware) bug. And if it's still not

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Deepak Saxena
On Nov 25 2008, at 18:13, Richard A. Smith was caught saying: Touchpad problems are listed in many deployments. Our biggest hurdle to fixing it having reliable way to duplicate the problem. It seems to happen lots out in the wild its very hard to reproduce on demand and its pretty rare

New touchpad still has some jumpyness

2008-11-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
During SJ's demo meeting today at 1cc I used my test machine with the new touchpad. The touchpad on my laptop is much deeper inset than I still experienced jumpyness. However, a much different jumpyness than what happens with the alps device. In my case it appears to happen if the tip of my

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
Ben Wiley Sittler wrote: i just tried to simulate this. as a test i used an eyedropper to put 0.5ml of tapwater onto the touchpad. suddenly the entire vertical strip of trackpad containing Foreign material on all non multi-touch pads causes problems. Drops of liquid break every single

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
Deepak Saxena wrote: Can we get some of the new touchpad laptops out to locations that have reported issues due to heat/moisture to see how they respond? It would good to get some data and fix any issues before we roll these out en masse. Perhaps. I'll have to check with wad and see if we

Re: running a motherboard without a keyboard

2008-11-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
Guylhem Aznar wrote: I'm thinking about getting a USB-serial cable to connect to J1 ; meanwhile, I figured out I could use the gamepad, rotation button and the 4 game keys, along with blinking the leds, but looks like they are not working, while the power button is working fine. Is it due

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Daniel Drake
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 9:34 PM, Ties Stuij [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 2:40 AM, Richard A. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bryan Berry wrote: Here at 1cc we still don't have many units that have chronic symptoms to test with. Oh really? I've seen trouble with almost any

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Jameson Chema Quinn
I'm here in Guatemala, and I see it to the point where it is a serious problem. This is an interesting data point, because it is more humid than hot here - average temperature around 21C but average humidity in the 70s or so -

RE: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread David Leeming
It does seem to be the case there are some especially bad ones. I am getting the serial numbers and will post them here in a few days. However, to duplicate the situation, all I can suggest is that we have seen this in all our Pacific Islands deployments but the hotter and more humid, the worse

Re: Wacom Bamboo with XO?

2008-11-25 Thread Wade Brainerd
I imagine if we could get it working and if the driver isn't too large, the OLPC guys would be willing to include the module in 9.1. Has anyone gotten it compiled and tried the gtk.gdk.Device test yet? -Wade On Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 11:34 PM, Chris Marshall [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Wade

Re: New touchpad still has some jumpyness

2008-11-25 Thread Jim Gettys
On Tue, 2008-11-25 at 18:54 -0500, Richard A. Smith wrote: During SJ's demo meeting today at 1cc I used my test machine with the new touchpad. The touchpad on my laptop is much deeper inset than I still experienced jumpyness. However, a much different jumpyness than what happens with the

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Ton van Overbeek
Note that the Embedded Controller firmware version is also important. I suppose there are still very many XOs out in the field with the original firmware. Since Q2E18(?) there was a change causing many more mouse packets to be delivered to the CPU. Also there was a change in mouse mode between

Re: running a motherboard without a keyboard

2008-11-25 Thread Guylhem Aznar
Hello It works [ 4300.811798] drivers/input/serio/i8042.c: 69 - i8042 (interrupt, 0, 1) [427524] [ 4300.812015] drivers/input/serio/i8042.c: f2 - i8042 (kbd-data) [427524] [ 4300.937465] drivers/input/serio/i8042.c: fc - i8042 (interrupt, 0, 1) [427537] [ 4301.011188]

Deployment Team Meeting Reminder (2008-11-26 14:00 UTC)

2008-11-25 Thread Sebastian Silva
Hello We will be having our Deployment team meeting this wednesday (today) at 14:00 UTC (irc.freenode.net - channel: #sugar-meeting ) Here is the proposed agenda. http://sugarlabs.org/go/DeploymentTeam/Meetings#2008-11-19_meeting Everyone is invited to come ;). See you there. -- Sebastian

[Server-devel] question on SSL enabling ejabberd

2008-11-25 Thread Patrick Giagnocavo
Hi, I am new to this, so forgive me if this has already been asked. Has anyone compared, or looked at, the performance of ejabberd with its builtin SSL/TLS support, versus using the stunnel program to run on the port, acting as an SSL-encrypting proxy? In such a case, you would configure

Re: [Server-devel] question on SSL enabling ejabberd

2008-11-25 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 6:17 PM, Patrick Giagnocavo [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Has anyone compared, or looked at, the performance of ejabberd with its builtin SSL/TLS support, versus using the stunnel program to run on the port, acting as an SSL-encrypting proxy? Not really. However, the reason

Re: [Server-devel] Sorting out the status of lease serving - and client side

2008-11-25 Thread John Gilmore
If I understand things right, the possible interesting states are: - Never activated - Activated recently (so not looking for a renewal) - Activated looking for a renewal - Expired lease - passive kill - Found self in blacklist - active kill And Permanently activated (developer key