Re: [Wiki-gang] [Testing] Activity Set for 9.1.0

2008-12-10 Thread Mel Chua
To clarify - the default image used in manufacturing contains Activities (the same ones shipped with G1G1 this year), right? My understanding is that (the image we ship) = (software release) + (customization key), so Chris's statement that our software releases don't ship with Activities is

Re: [Sugar-devel] One instance activity

2008-12-10 Thread david
On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 10.12.2008, at 03:57, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 9 Dec 2008, Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 18:55, Eben Eliason wrote: Are you sure? Browse makes use of shared code, but still presents the user with the appearance of

Re: Way to tell if it is an XO

2008-12-10 Thread Marcel Renaud
Thanks a lot for your answers. Yes, I think a shared credentials are the best way. Basically we want to offer a service just for the Xos and are working now on the authentication model. We are going to use webservices with WSShttp://www.oasis-open.org/committees/tc_home.php?wg_abbrev=wss and

Re: [Testing] Activity Set for 9.1.0

2008-12-10 Thread Daniel Drake
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Greg Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All of our deployments except one currently take the default image. Many change it (usually adding more than subtracting) after they get the XOs in country but they start with our factory image. Where can this image be found?

Re: [Sugar-devel] Bundling plugins with Browse

2008-12-10 Thread Sayamindu Dasgupta
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 3:47 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 22:29, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:37 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 18:49, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:

Re: [Sugar-devel] One instance activity

2008-12-10 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 10.12.2008, at 11:56, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 10.12.2008, at 03:57, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 9 Dec 2008, Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 18:55, Eben Eliason wrote: Are you sure? Browse makes use of shared code, but

Re: [Testing] Activity Set for 9.1.0

2008-12-10 Thread Greg Smith
Hi Dan, RTFM :-) http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Release_Notes/8.2.0#If_your_XO_is_not_connected_to_the_internet Thanks, Greg S Daniel Drake wrote: On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 7:57 PM, Greg Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All of our deployments except one currently take the default image. Many change

9.1 Weekly Meeting on IRC at 2PM US ET Today

2008-12-10 Thread Greg Smith
Hi All, Our weekly 9.1 meeting (was called feature roadmap) is today, Wed. 12/10 at 2PM US East Time on IRC Freenode.net #olpc-meeting channel. Agenda for this week is: 20 minutes - XO Camp update 20 minutes roadmap update and 9.1.0 page edits (especially schedule) 10 minutes finalize and

Re: [Sugar-devel] Resuming by default (was: One instance activity)

2008-12-10 Thread Eben Eliason
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 6:09 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 20:39, Bert Freudenberg wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 18:55, Eben Eliason wrote: Pablo, for what reasons do you desire to prevent multiple instances from running? Hope there's a better reason than it's

Re: [Server-devel] Amateurish Workaround to Get Bonding to Work With eth1

2008-12-10 Thread Jerry Vonau
Anna wrote: This is probably far from ideal, but it works for me and I'm putting it out there in case you're messing with XS 0.5 and need to have eth1 working now so you can test other stuff. I'm sure there's a more elegant solution. Put this in /etc/rc.local ifenslave lanbond0 eth1

Re: Way to tell if it is an XO

2008-12-10 Thread Michael Stone
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 09:56:39AM -0200, Marcel Renaud wrote: Thanks a lot for your answers. Yes, I think a shared credentials are the best way. Basically we want to offer a service just for the Xos and are working now on the authentication model. We are going to use webservices with

Multivnc for XOs(children) and Ubuntu box (teacher)

2008-12-10 Thread Arjun Sarwal
(Somewhat in continuation with the x11vnc and vncviewer discussion thread started here http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-November/021281.html ) Has anybody tried/gotten multivnc to work ? I started the multivnc server on my Ubuntu box, and then I start multivnc on the client side

VGA-output on your XO?

2008-12-10 Thread Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos
http://arstechnica.com/journals/hardware.ars/2008/12/09/acer-releases-b223-displaylink-lcd-in-europe p. -- Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos Graduate student Viral Communications MIT Media Lab Tel: +1 (617) 459-6058 http://www.mit.edu/~ypod/ ___ Devel

Re: Way to tell if it is an XO

2008-12-10 Thread Marcel Renaud
Hey Michael! I will give you guys some background info on the project The goal of the proyect is to provide some way of communication beteween the children who have an XO and their parents and family. Since most of the parents don't have a computer nor internet access, we determined telephone

Re: WPA-PEAP with MSCHAPv2

2008-12-10 Thread Bobby Powers
(to dig this back up) I have a similar situation here at my university - WPA2 enterprise w/ PEAP/MSCHAPv2. My Macbook Pro with F9 couldn't connect, neither can my XO (running F9, DebXO, or 8.2), but my Macbook Pro with F10 connects fine. I assume this is due to Network Manager .7 in F10. Any

Re: [Server-devel] Amateurish Workaround to Get Bonding to Work With eth1

2008-12-10 Thread Reuben K. Caron
In my tests the following works on a fresh installation without modifying the xs_bonding: Put this in /etc/rc.local ifenslave lanbond0 eth1 Reboot. And there we go: Anna wrote: This is probably far from ideal, but it works for me and I'm putting it out there in case you're messing with XS

9.1.0 Weekly Meeting minutes

2008-12-10 Thread Greg Smith
Ed, Michael, Marco, Chris, Paul, Joe, Greg and possible others met on IRC December 10th for 9.1 weekly meeting (formerly called roadmap meeting). - XO Camp We updated the goals for the camp. See: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XOcamp_2 We discussed the need to focus on 9.1.0 features. Action item:

Re: [PATCH] cafe_nand: remove busy-wait loop

2008-12-10 Thread John Gilmore
So, the transfer rate dropped from about 9.6mb/sec to about 5.3mb/sec. I was afraid of this. Flash is pretty fast, and there's almost no parallelism available in it (e.g. you can't queue up a bunch of reads to occur when the data rotates under the heads, or start a seek early). Thus it's

Re: [Sugar-devel] Bundling plugins with Browse

2008-12-10 Thread Simon Schampijer
Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 3:47 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 22:29, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:37 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 18:49, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote:

Re: [PATCH] cafe_nand: remove busy-wait loop

2008-12-10 Thread Chris Ball
Hi John, It's unfortunate that there's no block device way to access Flash chips in Linux without using a filesystem at all. It's much easier to measure and tune I/O performance without a filesystem first, then see what (filesystem or driver) optimizations are required to

Re: [Sugar-devel] Bundling plugins with Browse

2008-12-10 Thread Sayamindu Dasgupta
On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 2:08 AM, Simon Schampijer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 3:47 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 09.12.2008, at 22:29, Sayamindu Dasgupta wrote: On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 12:37 AM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL

Re: Wine activity

2008-12-10 Thread Ben Wiley Sittler
That's awesome work! I was able to install Wine and use it, including firefox and a win32 application I had previously build using mingw32 under Linux on another PC and uploaded to a webserver, and then downloaded using firefox inside wine. However, I did notice the following oddities: 1. When I

Re: Yay!, Bee, See (ABC) software

2008-12-10 Thread Ben Wiley Sittler
Hi, I've been playing around with this a bit, and I still can't figure out the xol files. When I download http://wiki.laptop.org/images/2/28/Yay-Bee-See-9.xol In Browse, it does get saved to the Journal, and when I start the xol file from the Journal it launches Browse with the main HTML file

Re: [PATCH] cafe_nand: remove busy-wait loop

2008-12-10 Thread David Woodhouse
On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 15:36 -0500, Chris Ball wrote: Hi John, It's unfortunate that there's no block device way to access Flash chips in Linux without using a filesystem at all. It's much easier to measure and tune I/O performance without a filesystem first, then see what

Re: Way to tell if it is an XO

2008-12-10 Thread Jeremy Katz
On Tue, 2008-12-09 at 16:37 -0500, Chris Ball wrote: Hello, I need to know what is a good way to find out if the local machine running a python script is a XO. One way might be to cat /ofw/model. If the file doesn't exist, or doesn't return a letter and number, you probably aren't

New joyride build 2587

2008-12-10 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build2587 Changes in build 2587 from build: 2583 Size delta: 0.00M -dbus-x11 1.2.6-1.fc10 +dbus-x11 1.2.8-1.fc10 -cups 1:1.3.9-4.fc10 +cups 1:1.3.9-6.fc10 -cups-libs 1:1.3.9-4.fc10 +cups-libs 1:1.3.9-6.fc10 -dbus 1.2.6-1.fc10 +dbus

Re: New joyride build 2587

2008-12-10 Thread Benjamin M. Schwartz
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Build Announcer v2 wrote: -libraw1394 2.0.0-4.fc10 +libraw1394 2.0.0-5.fc10 For all those XO's with firewire ports... (cups was also on the list. I don't know if that's deliberate or not.) - --Ben -BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE- Version: GnuPG

Re: VGA-output on your XO?

2008-12-10 Thread S Page
Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos wrote: http://arstechnica.com/journals/hardware.ars/2008/12/09/acer-releases-b223-displaylink-lcd-in-europe From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DisplayLink and http://www.displaylink.com/downloads/publicfaq.shtml DisplayLink does not currently support the Linux

Wireless activation improvements.

2008-12-10 Thread Michael Stone
Ed, Kim, Emiliano, and Guadalupe, As described in http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/8976, I've succeeded in repairing wifi-activation to my satisfaction. However, in its present form, wifi-activation only makes use of the mesh and does not attempt to acquire leases over any 802.11b/g networks.

New joyride build 2588

2008-12-10 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build2588 Changes in build 2588 from build: 2587 Size delta: 0.00M -kernel 2.6.27-20081201.1.olpc.672cde9409f412e +kernel 2.6.27-20081210.1.olpc.05aa2d840dc7b96 -- This mail was automatically generated See

Re: [Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?

2008-12-10 Thread Chris Marshall
Wade Brainerd wrote: The only catch is that the drawing output lags the tablet strokes by quite a bit. My guess is that the event processing cannot keep up with the data rate. I seem to remember that there was a driver configuration related to that which might be

2588 - Journal unusable

2008-12-10 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
The Journal entries do not show the object icon - so they cannot be launched from. This SEVERE error has now lasted through five Joyride builds. I'm posting here, rather than write a ticket, as a way to get quickest to those who can do something about it. Or should users who have real XOs

Re: [Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?

2008-12-10 Thread Gary C Martin
On 9 Dec 2008, at 17:42, Wade Brainerd wrote: Hi Stan, Try a 'depmod' and then 'modprobe wacom' from the Terminal, and see if that helps. Feel free to grab me on IRC (as wadeb), I can help troubleshoot it. -Wade Hi Wade, this script worked well for me, and the tablet stays working

Re: 2588 - Journal unusable

2008-12-10 Thread david
On Thu, 11 Dec 2008, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: The Journal entries do not show the object icon - so they cannot be launched from. This SEVERE error has now lasted through five Joyride builds. I'm posting here, rather than write a ticket, as a way to get quickest to those who can do something

Re: [Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?

2008-12-10 Thread Wade Brainerd
Hey Chris, thanks for the feedback! It's great to hear from people using Colors! on XO. On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 6:58 PM, Chris Marshall [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: It is true that reducing the update rate would lower the pen position resolution of lines...but the Bamboo tablet has a linear

Re: [Sugar-devel] Wacom Bamboo with XO?

2008-12-10 Thread Gary C Martin
Hi Chris, On 11 Dec 2008, at 02:58, Chris Marshall wrote: There appeared to be a problem with the Zoom in and out function as zooming all the way out, and then back in results in the canvas offset by various amounts. I was not able to make it shift back without restarting the Activity. The

New F series firmware release

2008-12-10 Thread Richard A. Smith
I've just cut the first release of the F series firmware. New cool nifty OFW feature like NANDblaster, USB cdrom support, and other goodness. But the primary reason is the restructured EC code. Paul Fox did a ton of work re-organizing the EC code and cleaning up lots of cruft plus getting

Re: Way to tell if it is an XO

2008-12-10 Thread John Gilmore
Basically we want to offer a service just for the Xos and are working now on the authentication model. Why would you want to offer a service just for machines by one manufacturer? If a kid has an XO and also has a Mac, do you want your service to refuse to run on their Mac? If so, why? It

Re: [Server-devel] Amateurish Workaround to Get Bonding to Work With eth1

2008-12-10 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 2:37 PM, Jerry Vonau [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Anna wrote: ifenslave lanbond0 eth1 That's odd, the network init scripts should be doing that ifenslave part, I think we're missing some small option in the ifcfg-eth1 file. I am starting to agree -- we are either seeing

Re: [Server-devel] Amateurish Workaround to Get Bonding to Work With eth1

2008-12-10 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 6:09 PM, Martin Langhoff I spotted exactly the same difference and tested it -- does not seem to work. Hope to get to the bottom of it. Alright, fixed. Credit to Anna and Jerry for narrowing down on the issue. The actual problem is laughably simple -- late in the dev

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5 Second Attempt at eth1

2008-12-10 Thread Martin Langhoff
2008/12/5 Reuben K. Caron [EMAIL PROTECTED]: After doing a clean install 4 times and dhcpd not starting Thanks for the dedication and the report - I managed to repro the issue as you describe below. ... When I cd /etc/sysconfig/olpc-scripts ./domain_config xs5.org It creates the