[ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.84 Release Candidate 1 (0.83.5)

2009-02-15 Thread Simon Schampijer
Dear Sugar Community, This is Release Candidate 1 for the upcoming 0.84 Release - see [1] for more details. Only two more weeks to go in this release cycle. Please test this release and report all the bugs you find that we are able to fix them in time. A friendly [2] will be available to

Re: power consumption after shutdown

2009-02-15 Thread Gary C Martin
On 15 Feb 2009, at 05:36, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: My apologies for not being clear. I'll try again: I want to feel that the battery that I just put into the XO I'm walking out the door with is as charged up as it normally can be. 1) If that battery came from an XO that was plugged into the

Re: power consumption after shutdown

2009-02-15 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Mikus Grinbergs mi...@bga.com wrote: I was under the impression that when the battery charge went somewhere below about 97%, the XO would charge it some more. So I was surprised to have it stay at 94%. [If 94% being shown on the pop-up is not low enough for

Re: power consumption after shutdown

2009-02-15 Thread quozl
On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 12:36:36AM -0500, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: My apologies for not being clear. I'll try again: I want to feel that the battery that I just put into the XO I'm walking out the door with is as charged up as it normally can be. 1) If that battery came from an XO that

Unshare an Activity

2009-02-15 Thread Jorge Saldivar
Hi all, I am doing an activity for blind childrens and I need to know If some one knows if sugar has a way to programmaticaly unshare a shared activity?, and if it has, how can i do that?. If I join a shared activity I can use the leave method from activity object of presenceservice to leave the

Wireless test results (Was: Announcing the first 8.2.1 release candidate)

2009-02-15 Thread Gary C Martin
On 10 Feb 2009, at 23:53, Chris Ball wrote: Some particular areas we'd like to see testing of: * Connecting to encrypted wireless access points. We believe there are regressions here that we're trying to understand. The test procedure is: - connect to a WEP/WPA AP - suspend/resume

Re: Wireless test results (Was: Announcing the first 8.2.1 release candidate)

2009-02-15 Thread James Cameron
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 03:05:59AM +, Gary C Martin wrote: Summary: 8.2.1 has regressed relative to 8.2 for WPA access points. You now have to enter the security string; it will fail to associate and prompt you for the security string again; you have to cancel this dialogue; it will

Re: Wireless test results (Was: Announcing the first 8.2.1 release candidate)

2009-02-15 Thread Gary C Martin
On 16 Feb 2009, at 03:18, James Cameron wrote: On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 03:05:59AM +, Gary C Martin wrote: Summary: 8.2.1 has regressed relative to 8.2 for WPA access points. You now have to enter the security string; it will fail to associate and prompt you for the security string again;

Re: Wireless test results (Was: Announcing the first 8.2.1 release candidate)

2009-02-15 Thread James Cameron
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 03:48:17AM +, Gary C Martin wrote: Any pointers? Last I checked, it was either the firmware or the kernel changes that did it. I posted my findings to the mailing list in the past two weeks. If you'd like to try some testing, try swapping the firmware file in

Re: power consumption after shutdown

2009-02-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
qu...@laptop.org wrote: 3) If that battery had been sitting on the shelf (not in an XO) for a month -- what did I need to do to make it topped off ? Discharge it to 90% capacity, then charge it. q2e32 can help you out. In q2e32 I've pulled in some of my batman.fth stuff. As James

Re: power consumption after shutdown

2009-02-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
qu...@laptop.org wrote: (If one discharges an XO battery outside the XO using a home lighting circuit, the displayed state of charge will be inconsistent. Persisting in this practice results in increasing inconsistency. Ceasing the practice results in decreasing inconsistency over several

Re: Wireless test results

2009-02-15 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Last I checked, it was either the firmware or the kernel changes that did it. I posted my findings to the mailing list in the past two weeks. I think your findings actually say it was either the firmware, kernel, or something else altogether. It'd be good to downgrade both at

Re: Wireless test results

2009-02-15 Thread Gary C Martin
On 16 Feb 2009, at 05:32, Chris Ball wrote: Hi, Last I checked, it was either the firmware or the kernel changes that did it. I posted my findings to the mailing list in the past two weeks. I think your findings actually say it was either the firmware, kernel, or something else

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1 RC - Last round of testing...

2009-02-15 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Sun, Feb 15, 2009 at 5:50 AM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: I've done a back2back comparison between revisor and pungi, given the same kickstart file. Pungi creates media which has the needed openssl.i386 file in it's Packages directory, while revisor creates one that excludes the

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall fails

2009-02-15 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 2:42 PM, David Leeming leem...@pipolfastaem.gov.sb wrote: Tried with another USB stick - exactly the same result. Thanks for writing up carefully the steps you followed... I think I spotted the problem... SET UP BOOTABLE USB STICK - insert 2GB USB drive previously

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall fails

2009-02-15 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 3:53 PM, David Leeming leem...@pipolfastaem.gov.sb wrote: - insert in XS machine and boot - get same error as before ugh. There is something going on there... but I am no longer sure if it is a problem in the procedure you are following or just a hardware

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall fails

2009-02-15 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 5:22 PM, David Leeming leem...@pipolfastaem.gov.sb wrote: Pia (very kindly) sent me the hardware with the very same USB stick pre-configured with 0.5.0. It booted and started the installation fine, but failed right at the end with an exception error that we decided was

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall fails

2009-02-15 Thread quozl
You got Input/Output error during cp read of /media/cdtmp.Rf6276, which I guess is the loopback mounted ISO 9660 file system image. The most common cause of this is truncation of the image, especially if the files on which it occurs are near the end of the image. checkisomd5 is missing. Install

[Server-devel] XO School Server Help needed

2009-02-15 Thread Gerald Ardito
Hello. I have been trying to configure my school server. The install is fine, but I am having trouble with ejabberd. When I try to register a user, I get the following: RPC failed on the node register at schoolserver http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel: nodedown What can I do?

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall fails -SUCCESS

2009-02-15 Thread David Leeming
OK it worked thanks to all of you. You were all right. A combination of weird small errors with hardware and sum packages that weren't installed on Ubuntu... Firstly I installed isomd5sum. It now checks the USB... Despite my earlier attempts, and the fact that the stick was working when I first

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall fails -SUCCESS

2009-02-15 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 8:40 PM, David Leeming leem...@pipolfastaem.gov.sb wrote: OK it worked thanks to all of you. You were all right. A combination of weird small errors with hardware and sum packages that weren't installed on Ubuntu... Good to hear you found the way to get it started...