Re: [IAEP] Sunflower for Science on XO

2009-11-27 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 09:50, Danny Kodicek da...@sunflowerlearning.com wrote:  Hi, Tomeu, thanks for your reply 1) Screen resolution The biggest problem we have is that the screen res of the XO seems unnecessarily high and can't be changed. This leads to two big problems, one of

Re: 8.2.x, touchpads and papercuts

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 1:42 AM, Gary C Martin g...@garycmartin.com wrote: 1) try to keep it reasonably tight 2) stop if you collide or get sloppy 3) count the number of cycles 4) try again N times 5) use the average cycles as a measure Good test procedure! Will give this a shot in the

Updates to olpc-update-query - 8.2-fixes and master

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
- few nitpicks bugfixen - /security/oats-server can be a single server, or a newline separated list of servernames - servers are tried in order (local XS first), until we get at least one of - a valid lease - a real STOLEN - 'delegate' - 'upgrade' - /security/oats-ignore-xs

Re: sensors and bias

2009-11-27 Thread Daniel Drake
On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 09:10 +, Daniel Drake wrote: On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 01:38 -0500, John Watlington wrote: The bias for port B is used for port F (the DC input). Port F has no bias generator, and would have to use another port's, regardless of whether it was DC coupled or not. Ok,

[PATCH] oatslite should log when sending a lease

2009-11-27 Thread Raul Gutierrez Segales
Hi Daniel, This one-liner is useful to cross-check with our XOs listing and spot out those laptops that might have activation problems during certain periods (i.e.: vacations). Muchas gracias! Raúl diff --git a/oatslite b/oatslite index cd8abf5..95f797c 100755 --- a/oatslite +++ b/oatslite @@

Re: Importing images in Write documents makes file huge

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 2:48 PM, Philipp Kocher philipp.koc...@gmx.net wrote: On 11/26/2009 07:06 PM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 09:32, Philipp Kocherphilipp.koc...@gmx.net  wrote: The conversion to PNG was a general Abiword feature, but it got solved last July with Abiword

Re: [Sugar-devel] F11 for the XO - Build 9 issues

2009-11-27 Thread Paul Fox
steven m. parrish wrote: I am seeing too many issues with OS9 to be comfortable leaving it in the wild. OS8 is still available and if you have upgraded to OS9 I would suggest reflashing with OS8 until the issues can be resolved.. I have a new release OS10 that I will be testing

libabiword with Nepaly bugs fixed?

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
Hi Daniel, cannot locate any libabiword-2.6.5-3 -- Did it ever happen? On Tue, Aug 11, 2009 at 4:56 AM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: upgrade to abiword-2.6.5-2.olpc3 (built ages ago but never shipped by OLPC) to fix problems with scripts such as nepali and arabic (there are still a

Re: updates.laptop.org now serves F11-for-XO1.5 builds

2009-11-27 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 26.11.2009, at 23:45, James Cameron wrote: olpc-update f11_xo1.5-46 ... worked fine for me on os45 at a conference venue. Took a while, but that was probably latency. Yep, worked great here to. Didn't pay attention to how long it took though. - Bert -

Re: libabiword with Nepaly bugs fixed?

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 4:14 PM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 16:10 +0100, Martin Langhoff wrote: Hi Daniel, cannot locate any libabiword-2.6.5-3 -- Did it ever happen? yes, it's in koji Found - thanks. m -- martin.langh...@gmail.com mar...@laptop.org --

Re: GSM/CDMA Modems support

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Nov 16, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Martin Abente mabe...@paraguayeduca.org wrote: Is there any chance to include CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_OPTION module in the kernel for the F11-XO{1,1.5} builds? In our region, GSM/CDMA connections are very popular so it would be nice to have support for them (for

Re: 8.2.x, touchpads and papercuts

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 2:38 PM, Paul Fox p...@laptop.org wrote:   = CL1 Alps users     - better kmod?     - pgf proposed an xset command to tweak responsiveness? both of the above points are covered here:    http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Touchpad_driver_changes Great. Been reviewing this a bit

3D acceleration

2009-11-27 Thread Bert Freudenberg
On 26.11.2009, at 08:50, Zarro Boogs per Child wrote: #6147: A graphics accelerator 3D graphics acceleration is something we provide in Gen 1.5, and intend on providing in future generations as well. -- Ticket URL: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6147#comment:3 Yay! However, it doesn't

Transparent proxy

2009-11-27 Thread Henry Vélez Molina
Hi everyone. We are working with the XS-0.6 version and for the moment all is working well. We want to disable the transparent proxy, for security, and put it as an intermediary proxy in a different port. Thankyou for your help. -- Henry Vélez Molina Administrador de red OLPC Fundación MArina

Re: 3D acceleration

2009-11-27 Thread Ahmed MANSOUR
Actually it's a problem with the openchrome driver as it does not provide 3D acceleration or Xvideo support for the VIA VX855 chip.Although it is possible to implement it but, need knowledge of the driver programming. 2009/11/27 Bert Freudenberg b...@freudenbergs.de: On 26.11.2009, at 08:50,

Re: 3D acceleration

2009-11-27 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
#6147: A graphics accelerator 3D graphics acceleration is something we provide in Gen 1.5, and intend on providing in future generations as well. I have difficulty with the intent behind closing #6147 as 'fixed'. For me, the proof of the pudding is in the eating. F11-on-XO-1.5 (build 46)

Re: 3D acceleration

2009-11-27 Thread James Cameron
On 28/11/2009, at 6:07 AM, Mikus Grinbergs wrote: #6147: A graphics accelerator 3D graphics acceleration is something we provide in Gen 1.5, and intend on providing in future generations as well. I have difficulty with the intent behind closing #6147 as 'fixed'. #6147 was attached to the

Re: 3D acceleration

2009-11-27 Thread Tiago Marques
Well... it seems VIA has people working on 3D support but no one seems to want to review the code... http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=62692B81D079DA49BA9287A3CDF6B41C9FD818%40exchtp12.taipei.via.com.twforum_name=dri-devel Best regards, Tiago On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 6:34

Re: 3D acceleration

2009-11-27 Thread Tiago Marques
Pinged dri-devel to see if any progress has been made towards accepting the patches. Best regards On Sat, Nov 28, 2009 at 12:18 AM, Tiago Marques tiago...@gmail.com wrote: Well... it seems VIA has people working on 3D support but no one seems to want to review the code...

Re: B3 with different RAM chips

2009-11-27 Thread Tiago Marques
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 2:31 AM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: Trac it. No, we have seen nothing that leads us to believe that we have memory corruption problems w. B2s. Software errors are a much more likely cause. Hi John, Had some more time to debug and it's working fine with

SD card in XO-1.5 external slot

2009-11-27 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
found lots of filesystem errors even when running tests from OS42 chrooted to the SD card. I use a permanent SD card on my XOs to store additional data and executables (including lots of Activities). I don't know if it is me, or the hardware, or the software -- but I've had to run 'fsck'

Re: B3 with different RAM chips

2009-11-27 Thread Richard A. Smith
Can you provide me with the software or scripts you use to do your internal SD card testing? I would love to put this card and the other more reliable SanDisk one I have to find out if it is a problem with the 1.5 card reader or the SD cards. It's the same scripts used for NAND testing.

Re: [Server-devel] Development state

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
Hola Ulises! The info on the wiki is sometimes a little bit old. XS-0.6 is stable, and works well. There are of course things we'd like to improve, but XS-0.6 is a very usable, and if you have a deployment, I can only recommend you use it. Recommended reading to get a picture of where we are:

Re: [Server-devel] Fresh install of XS 0.6 -- Moodle is disabled at the moment.

2009-11-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: drwx-- 3 postgres postgres 1024 2009-11-22 13:49 data-8.3 So it exists... and is mounted correctly! What happens if you try to start pgsql-xs service? Does it still complain? With this, and your logs

[Server-devel] Transparent proxy

2009-11-27 Thread Henry Vélez Molina
Hi everyone. We are working with the XS-0.6 version and for the moment all is working well. We want to disable the transparent proxy, for security, and put it as an intermediary proxy in a different port. Thankyou for your help. -- Henry Vélez Molina Administrador de red OLPC Fundación MArina

Re: [Server-devel] Transparent proxy

2009-11-27 Thread Jerry Vonau
On Fri, 2009-11-27 at 12:10 -0500, Henry Vélez Molina wrote: Hi everyone. We are working with the XS-0.6 version and for the moment all is working well. We want to disable the transparent proxy, for security, and put it as an intermediary proxy in a different port. Thankyou for your