Re: summary of current paraguayan XO OS customisations

2009-03-13 Thread Ties Stuij
Awesome summary. Especially the journal-restore script will come in handy right now. The info came at exactly the right time. This reminds me about the thread started by Michael Stone about sharing info between deployments. I think we should really put this kind of technical info up on the l.o

Re: Google summer of Code?

2009-03-13 Thread Mel Chua
2009/3/8 Jameson Quinn jameson.qu...@gmail.com: No definite agreement has been made, but in preliminary chats, it seems that both organizations agree that anything for XS or specific to XO hardware should go in OLPC, and everything else (general Sugar improvements, frameworks, or

Re: Removing perl from the build

2009-03-13 Thread Peter Robinson
Hi Chris, I've gone through what's been pulling in the perl dependency and narrowed down the packages that are dependant on it to the following list. There's a number of easy fix ones and two that I need to dig further on. The first four should be a matter of just blocking them out of the

Re: Google summer of Code?

2009-03-13 Thread Jameson Quinn
On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 1:56 AM, Mel Chua m...@melchua.com wrote: 2009/3/8 Jameson Quinn jameson.qu...@gmail.com: No definite agreement has been made, but in preliminary chats, it seems that both organizations agree that anything for XS or specific to XO hardware should go in OLPC, and

Re: Google summer of Code?

2009-03-13 Thread Benjamin M. Schwartz
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jameson Quinn wrote: Honestly, this is news to me. (and I am the co-administrator of the Sugarlabs program). If I had to articulate my view of our priorities, it would be something like the following: 7-10 points: Key sugar core improvements.

Re: Removing perl from the build

2009-03-13 Thread Peter Robinson
As another follow up to this the gnome-python2-evince package (needed from sugar-read) incorrectly required evince-devel which in turn pulls in a chunk of the devel stack plus perl, I've filed RH bug 490112 to get this fixed so hopefully it should be done before too long. If you think its

Re: Google summer of Code?

2009-03-13 Thread Jameson Quinn
On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 7:24 AM, Benjamin M. Schwartz bmsch...@fas.harvard.edu wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Jameson Quinn wrote: Honestly, this is news to me. (and I am the co-administrator of the Sugarlabs program). If I had to articulate my view of our

2PM EDT Friday: BRIEF Contributors Program Mtg (#olpc-meeting)

2009-03-13 Thread Holt
Contributor Program v2.0 is off to a Great start this month, thanks to So Many of You, including: * almost 15 active (dare I saw AWESOME) Mentors * several Laptop Lending Libraries Right Now getting underway this month in Australia, New Zealand beyond * a far more accessible

announce: alternate power management

2009-03-13 Thread pgf
hi -- i had an itch that needed scratching, and the result is a reimplementation of much (but not all) of what ohmd does currently. i've thought for some time (and i believe cjb agrees) that ohmd is needlessly difficult to maintain and modify for our purposes on the XO. small improvements are

Re: [Sugar-devel] announce: alternate power management

2009-03-13 Thread David Farning
Very cool! How well will this integrate with the power management systems other distros are using? Can it become a 'Value Added' for other netbook manufacturers? david On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 4:33 PM, p...@laptop.org wrote: hi -- i had an itch that needed scratching, and the result is a

Re: [Sugar-devel] announce: alternate power management

2009-03-13 Thread pgf
david wrote: Very cool! How well will this integrate with the power management systems other distros are using? Can it become a 'Value Added' for other netbook manufacturers? while i'd love to say i did a lot of research and prep in order to make sure my little project was api

Re: [Olpc-france] extend the memory flash space with an SD card to build open80211s

2009-03-13 Thread Aime Vareille
p...@laptop.org a écrit : rekik wrote: Hi, I tried to build the kernel open80211s on a group of machines which use ubuntu 8.10 and it's work. Now I had to build it on an XO. The problem is that I don't have enough space on my flash memory ( 1Go ). So, I had to extend it with an

Re: [Olpc-france] extend the memory flash space with an SD card to build open80211s

2009-03-13 Thread quozl
On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 07:27:47PM +0100, Aime Vareille wrote: However I found http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ubuntu_On_OLPC_XO not good because it puts the fedora kernel on the ubuntu which works with some discrepencies ; it takes also some time because of qemu and the boot is not optimal. Fedora

Re: [Olpc-france] extend the memory flash space with an SD card to build open80211s

2009-03-13 Thread david
look at using debxo to give you a debian install on the XO David Langp...@laptop.org a écrit : rekik wrote: Hi, I tried to build the kernel open80211s on a group of machines which use ubuntu 8.10 and it's work. Now I had to build it on an XO. The problem is that I don't have

Re: announce: alternate power management

2009-03-13 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
configurable timeouts for screen dim and sleep. the dim level is configurable. My XO systems are plugged in to the AC, so I normally leave them running 24/7. But in the middle of the night if I happen to walk by, I notice if they are acting as light sources. Two concerns (for which I