Re: AMD to stop working on Geodes (Carlos Nazareno)

2009-02-01 Thread Edward Cherlin
On Sat, Jan 31, 2009 at 8:48 PM, Jordan Crouse jor...@cosmicpenguin.net wrote: Edward Cherlin wrote: National Semiconductor, which bought the line from Cyrix. I edited several of the pin- and register-level manuals for various chips for them more than ten years ago, and updates of my work are

Mesh support very likely to miss Sugar 0.84

2009-02-01 Thread Gary C Martin
Not sure who's able to contribute, but just wanted to wave a red flag here to warn that it's looking like any mesh support is very unlikely to make the 0.84 Sugar release, unless someone is interested/able to work on it: http://dev.sugarlabs.org/ticket/230 It officially slipped to

Re: Mesh support very likely to miss Sugar 0.84

2009-02-01 Thread Marco Pesenti Gritti
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Gary C Martin g...@garycmartin.com wrote: Not sure who's able to contribute, but just wanted to wave a red flag here to warn that it's looking like any mesh support is very unlikely to make the 0.84 Sugar release, unless someone is interested/able to work on it:

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread Paul Breed
Thanks for all the advice, I've gotten ubuntu installed. One OLPC question and one GTK question OLPC: where exactly is the keyboard mapping file that would let me change the behavior of the screen orientation button? GTK Development:: gcc works (IE I can compile hello world) python and pygtk

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread Chris Ball
Hi Paul, OLPC: where exactly is the keyboard mapping file that would let me change the behavior of the screen orientation button? I don't think there's a way to stop the button from trying to perform a rotate (though I might be wrong), however you can register to receive a signal when

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 17:08, Chris Ball c...@laptop.org wrote: Hi Paul, OLPC: where exactly is the keyboard mapping file that would let me change the behavior of the screen orientation button? I don't think there's a way to stop the button from trying to perform a rotate (though I

Re: Touchpad problem

2009-02-01 Thread Bernie Innocenti
Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/1/31 Tiago Marques tiago...@gmail.com: Almost already as I started using it, I noticed that sometimes the touchpad would be irresponsive. I may use it for hours without having a problem but, when it happens, it usually doesn't start working again soon. Which OS

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread pgf
paul wrote: Thanks for all the advice, I've gotten ubuntu installed. One OLPC question and one GTK question OLPC: where exactly is the keyboard mapping file that would let me change the behavior of the screen orientation button? this will be different under ubuntu-on-XO, i believe.

Re: Touchpad problem

2009-02-01 Thread pgf
bernie wrote: Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/1/31 Tiago Marques tiago...@gmail.com: Almost already as I started using it, I noticed that sometimes the touchpad would be irresponsive. I may use it for hours without having a problem but, when it happens, it usually doesn't start

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread Paul Breed
this will be different under ubuntu-on-XO, I want to write some code that runs in Tablet mode and I need one more key. So I want to disable the screen rotation. Currently even under ubuntu it rotates the screen. I'm a linux newbee so I have zero clue where to find the keymapping file or

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread pgf
paul wrote: this will be different under ubuntu-on-XO, I want to write some code that runs in Tablet mode and I need one more key. So I want to disable the screen rotation. Currently even under ubuntu it rotates the screen. I'm a linux newbee so I have zero clue where to find the

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread pgf
i wrote: i just booted ubuntu to see how they do it -- turns out it's easy. they use a program called xbindkeys to bind all of the special XO to be clear, they isn't ubuntu. they is the person (who goes by the moniker teapot) who put together binary release you downloaded. a pure ubuntu

Re: Touchpad problem

2009-02-01 Thread Daniel Drake
2009/2/1 p...@laptop.org: i asked dan the same thing. the only true fix i know of in 8.2.1 keeps the touchpad from locking up entirely on occasion. this happens only rarely in earlier releases (and can be corrected by suspending/resuming the laptop). That's what I'm referring to. Details

Re: Touchpad problem

2009-02-01 Thread pgf
daniel wrote: 2009/2/1 p...@laptop.org: i asked dan the same thing. the only true fix i know of in 8.2.1 keeps the touchpad from locking up entirely on occasion. this happens only rarely in earlier releases (and can be corrected by suspending/resuming the laptop). That's what

Re: Mesh support very likely to miss Sugar 0.84

2009-02-01 Thread Marco Pesenti Gritti
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Marco Pesenti Gritti marc...@sugarlabs.org wrote: There are two parts of the work. * Mesh support needs to be integrated into NetworkManager 0.7. Sjoerd started to work on it, but his patches are not upstream yet. The patches was proposed on the NetworkManager

Re: [Server-devel] XS Moodle design issues

2009-02-01 Thread Martin Langhoff
Dan, you've replied both in moodle.org and here, with different notes... not sure where I should answer now :-) Everyone else - there's a complementary discussion at http://moodle.org/mod/forum/discuss.php?d=111437#p505921 (use login as guest to avoid nag/registration) On Sun, Feb 1, 2009

Service announcement scheme - (Re: [Sugar-devel] A small request.)

2009-02-01 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: So this depends on a simple service-announcement scheme. I'll sidestep the how of it, and say: In terms of getting a service announcement scheme, I'd be happy to work with you guys to find a lightweight svc

Re: OLPC where to go development advice.

2009-02-01 Thread K. K. Subramaniam
On Saturday 31 Jan 2009 11:24:55 am Mikus Grinbergs wrote: But I have *not* been able to assign a static ip address when a real network was involved - Network Manager intervenes and destroys whatever setup I've configured. Network Manager does not handle interfaces which have an entry in

Re: Service announcement scheme - (Re: [Sugar-devel] A small request.)

2009-02-01 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 9:35 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: So this depends on a simple service-announcement scheme. I'll sidestep the how of it, and say: In terms of getting a service

Re: Service announcement scheme - (Re: [Sugar-devel] A small request.)

2009-02-01 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 6:39 PM, C. Scott Ananian csc...@laptop.org wrote: My suggestions: DNS-SD and libepc (http://live.gnome.org/libepc/). There's no need for Sugar-specific solutions here; we just need to use existing standard solutions. Yep - I want existing standard stuff, but the devil

looked for, but did not find, control knobs for mesh

2009-02-01 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
To me, two kids under a tree is a very important scenario. Although mesh fails on current Joyrides, I'm experimenting with manual intervention (e.g., ifconfig) to get it going anyway. What I notice is that that the mesh-related software on the XO does not support all descriptions: -