XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread Philipp Kocher
Hi The sound of 5 of our 100 XOs doesn't work anymore. The hardware test is okay (sound works), but all the sugar activities I tested (Scratch, TamTamMini, Speak, Gcompris) don't have sound. Rebooting the XO doesn't help. I checked the sugar log files and /var/log/messages, but couldn't find

Re: XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
I have seen this problem when the alsamixer settings have become messed up. Seems like there are one or 2 processes that occasionally write to the alsamixer config file. You can alter the settings by running the graphical program /usr/bin/ alsamixer from the terminal. There is also a

Re: XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread quozl
How to fix no sound caused by operating system. 1. obtain the root prompt, e.g. by starting the Terminal activity and clicking on become root button, 2. if you wish to find out in which way the settings have been corrupted, copy the file /etc/asound.state before proceeding, cp

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-30 Thread Yoshiki Ohshima
At Sat, 27 Dec 2008 14:42:51 -0500, Samuel Klein wrote: Hi, The Lennon video that's been murmured about for weeks has been released. I'm curious to see reactions from the list. I have to agree wtih David on making a dead cerebrity say something he didn't say. And, while the message of

Re: G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-30 Thread Bastien
Yoshiki Ohshima yosh...@vpri.org writes: I like some of the songs, and I don't oppose to progressive art and their activities, but I feel it awkward if people treat Lennon as a big symbol for practical world changer and not to mention for education.) Yeah. Too bad OLPC didn't make an

Re: [Grassroots-l] G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-30 Thread Marten Vijn
On Sat, 2008-12-27 at 22:58 -0500, Samuel Klein wrote: Aha! Yes, I've made that a response to the recent spot. As for the comments... this is a chance to work on your skill at teaching through one-liners. There are a few other great videos up that are worth sharing where appropriate; Joels

re: anonymous gray activity circles

2008-12-30 Thread Greg Smith
Hi Chris, Unless someone else has seen this, I think we need more detail on how to reproduce it. Can you write down the steps it takes to get a gray activity circle? Include the version of XO software you are running: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/What_release_am_I_running%3F It may be that you

Re: anonymous gray activity circles

2008-12-30 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 30.12.2008, at 15:19, Greg Smith wrote: Hi Chris, Unless someone else has seen this Anyone who ever tried to run a non-sugarized application has seen this. - Bert - ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread Greg Smith
Hi James et al, That's great debugging and repair info. I especially like the use of the stack trace command! That's a great trick for hunting down which process is calling what files. Do we know how this gets in a failed state to begin with? I read the headlines of them most recent 100 bugs

Re: [Grassroots-l] G1G1 updates, Lennon video and other vids

2008-12-30 Thread david
On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Kevin Cole wrote: On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 16:21, Andr?s Ambrois andresambr...@gmail.com wrote: I also wouldn't feel comfortable articulating dead people imagery to make it seem like they said something they didn't. No matter how obvious it may seem that it is an actor,

Re: anonymous gray activity circles

2008-12-30 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
Some X apps seem to accumulate circles with no way I have been able to determine to remove dead ones. I happen to have sugarized Sonata. [There appears to be some uncertainty in the launching of the mpd daemon that performs the actual playback.] I do not mind the Sonata gray circle while

Fedora Desktop on XO

2008-12-30 Thread Greg Smith
Hi Peter et al, I'm still looking for help resolving the dependencies Chris found when he tried to install Gnome. The issue and thread are documented in the specifications section here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Feature_roadmap/Run_Fedora_applications_on_XO What do we do next when we get a

Re: Auto-suspend and Presence Service

2008-12-30 Thread Greg Smith
Hi John, Thanks for the comments and early catch on this. Robert and wireless/collaboration experts, Can you comment on this? There are a couple of relevant requirements and known issues documented here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Feature_roadmap/Improved_battery_life It sounds like we need a

New joyride build 2613

2008-12-30 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/olpc/streams/joyride/build2613 Changes in build 2613 from build: 2612 Size delta: 0.00M -cronie 1.2-4.fc10 +cronie 1.2-7.fc10 -perl 4:5.10.0-51.fc10 +perl 4:5.10.0-52.fc10 -perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-51.fc10 +perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-52.fc10

Re: New joyride build 2613

2008-12-30 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
-sugar 0.83.4-2.olpc4 +sugar 0.83.3-1.olpc4 What was wrong with sugar 0.83.4 ? Why not start putting 0.84 in Joyride ? mikus ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: New joyride build 2613

2008-12-30 Thread david
On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Build Announcer v2 wrote: Size delta: 0.00M -cronie 1.2-4.fc10 +cronie 1.2-7.fc10 -perl 4:5.10.0-51.fc10 +perl 4:5.10.0-52.fc10 -perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-51.fc10 +perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-52.fc10 -perl-Pod-Escapes 1:1.04-51.fc10 +perl-Pod-Escapes

Re: New joyride build 2613

2008-12-30 Thread Nate Ridderman
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 3:51 PM, da...@lang.hm wrote: I thought you were trying to not have perl in the system? My understanding is that Joyride builds are kicked off automatically when there is something new to build. A new version of Perl was posted to the Fedora repositories, so Joyride

Re: New joyride build 2613

2008-12-30 Thread Sayamindu Dasgupta
On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 2:21 AM, da...@lang.hm wrote: On Tue, 30 Dec 2008, Build Announcer v2 wrote: Size delta: 0.00M -cronie 1.2-4.fc10 +cronie 1.2-7.fc10 -perl 4:5.10.0-51.fc10 +perl 4:5.10.0-52.fc10 -perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-51.fc10 +perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-52.fc10

Re: XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread James Cameron
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 09:32:38AM -0500, Greg Smith wrote: That's great debugging and repair info. I especially like the use of the stack trace command! That's a great trick for hunting down which process is calling what files. Actually, it's a system call tracing command. It can be used

Re: Installing Flash on the OLPC

2008-12-30 Thread S Page
Dear genesee, Carlos Nazareno, Everybody, gently Many more people are going to read http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Adobe_Flash page than follow this mailing list. Your effect on XO users by only answering problems here is limited, you're just making the smart smarter still. Just in time for New

Re: XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread Philipp Kocher
What is the ticket number for that problem? It seems like always the same 7 values are wrong. There is a shorter solution: 1. Copy /etc/alsa/asound.state of a healthy XO to USB flash drive 2. Type alsactl -f /media/{flash_dirve_name}/asound.state restore on the XO with no sound Thanks

Re: anonymous gray activity circles

2008-12-30 Thread Chris Marshall
Greg Smith wrote: Hi Chris, Unless someone else has seen this, I think we need more detail on how to reproduce it. os767 and Firefox-6 activity start firefox click on a file link to download exit firefox after left a gray circle (Actually, it almost always leaves behind one or more circles

Re: New joyride build 2613

2008-12-30 Thread Peter Robinson
Size delta: 0.00M -cronie 1.2-4.fc10 +cronie 1.2-7.fc10 -perl 4:5.10.0-51.fc10 +perl 4:5.10.0-52.fc10 -perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-51.fc10 +perl-Module-Pluggable 1:3.60-52.fc10 -perl-Pod-Escapes 1:1.04-51.fc10 +perl-Pod-Escapes 1:1.04-52.fc10 -perl-Pod-Simple 1:3.07-51.fc10

Re: performance work

2008-12-30 Thread Jordan Crouse
Neil Graham wrote: On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 15:36 -0700, Jordan Crouse wrote: You might want to re-acquire the numbers with wireless turned off and the system in a very quiet state. If you want to be extra careful, you can run the benchmarks in an empty X server (no sugar) and save the

Re: XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread James Cameron
On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 09:22:17AM +0700, Philipp Kocher wrote: It seems like always the same 7 values are wrong. Which 7 values? 1. Copy /etc/alsa/asound.state of a healthy XO to USB flash drive Okay, so it is in /etc/alsa on those builds? Are you sure that file is in use? On the build I'm

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1-dev03 with ejabberd goodness, kernel bling, Access Point workingness... looking for xmas testers

2008-12-30 Thread Reuben K. Caron
David, Thank you for the information. Can you attempt to perform a clean install again with edits in line below. David Leeming wrote: Hi Reuben - Installed 0.5 Nov 19th download on Toshiba notebook computer with black box prototype AA (USB) - Fresh install

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1-dev03 with ejabberd goodness, kernel bling, Access Point workingness... looking for xmas testers

2008-12-30 Thread David Leeming
Hi Rueben, . I did all that you mention in my previous install (I forgot to tell you about editing /etc/sysconfig/network . All the XOs were registered (from 8.2) and were repeatedly deregistered and re-registered, I even deleted all the ejabberd data and started again but