Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread david
On Wed, 24 Dec 2008, John Gilmore wrote: Also, who is tracking the added ability to shut off power to the radio interface and its logic when the radio is set to off in its control panel (requirement 2)? The difference between Radio Off and Extreme Power Management should become that Radio

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread John Gilmore
along similar lines an issue I have been seeing with the network screen (but haven't gotten around to reporting). my home access point is encrypted and sometimes I can reconnect to it without a problem, but sometimes it acts as if it's never been connected to before (asking me for the

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 25.12.2008, at 09:19, John Gilmore wrote: along similar lines an issue I have been seeing with the network screen (but haven't gotten around to reporting). my home access point is encrypted and sometimes I can reconnect to it without a problem, but sometimes it acts as if it's never

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread Carol Farlow Lerche
I'm sure Birmingham or other deployments in the US will be using encrypted access. No US school system would permit an open AP. On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 2:51 AM, Bert Freudenberg b...@freudenbergs.dewrote: On 25.12.2008, at 09:19, John Gilmore wrote: along similar lines an issue I have been

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread Hal Murray
Wireless is *so* hard to debug, the programmers can never get to the location where it actually fails repeatably -- and when it's failing, the laptop is by definition off the net, so they can't login to it remotely to debug it. Has anybody figured out how to run tcpdump on another system?

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread david
On Thu, 25 Dec 2008, Hal Murray wrote: Wireless is *so* hard to debug, the programmers can never get to the location where it actually fails repeatably -- and when it's failing, the laptop is by definition off the net, so they can't login to it remotely to debug it. Has anybody figured out

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread Carol Farlow Lerche
I have recently seen this behavior with the Gnome desktop network applet, when provisioning Ubuntu Intrepid on some old laptops donated to a school near me. What fixed my problem was making pm-utils unload/reload the madwifi atheros driver on suspend and hibernate. I think the prompt for a

communication among heterogeneous software versions

2008-12-25 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
On a setup with three XOs connected via ethernet (they are all seeing each other), entered 'olpc-xos -mac'. Saw the following: | bash-3.2# olpc-xos -mac | 87916...@linux laptop3 | 04d57...@linux laptop2 | 00:17:C4:10:DC:04 laptop1 | bash-3.2# My interpretation of this is that what was shown

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread Michael Stone
On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 12:19:37AM -0800, John Gilmore wrote: along similar lines an issue I have been seeing with the network screen (but haven't gotten around to reporting). my home access point is encrypted and sometimes I can reconnect to it without a problem, but sometimes it acts as

Re: communication among heterogeneous software versions

2008-12-25 Thread Michael Stone
On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 12:41:37PM -0500, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: It's good that these heterogeneous-software-version XOs were able to see each other's presence. But being shown two different kinds of information in the output illustrated a potential exposure -- What if the systems at a

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread Hal Murray
da...@lang.hm said: what I see is that when it starts up (power up, wake from sleep, etc) it sometimes pops up the window asking for the encryption key. it doesn't always do so, and it doesn't seem to make a difference if the XO never leaves my house or if I've connected to many other

Re: Minutes of Power in 9.1.0 meeting

2008-12-25 Thread Alexander Belopolsky
On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Hal Murray hmur...@megapathdsl.net wrote: .. I used Wpa.sh from a message ages ago. It puts things in /home/olpc/.sugar/default/nm/networks.cfg There is a more recent implementation of the same idea in a python script: mw.py and more at

Re: Journal integration for Scratch

2008-12-25 Thread Philipp Kocher
Hi John Sorry for the late response. I think to increase the font size in the file dialog is a good idea. As for the thumbnails and project notes, for us an easy way to open and save the projects is more important than to see a thumbnail and project notes (the filename and the date when the