Re: Sugar in a chroot?

2013-08-06 Thread Chris Ball
in the way -- you can't run X on top of Android, yet Gtk depends on X, and Sugar depends on Gtk. - Chris. -- Chris Ball ch...@printf.net http://printf.net/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: planet down?

2013-03-21 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Thu, Mar 21 2013, Sameer Verma wrote: Looks like planet.l.o and planet.sl.o are down. They're both hosted on the main SL machine, sunjammer.sl.o. There'll probably be a mail to iaep@ explaining the downtime once it's back up. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net

Re: Fedora-18 ARM release: support for OLPC hardware?

2013-01-22 Thread Chris Ball
platforms through that or some other way. As I understand it, mvebu is a set of Marvell systems (Kirkwood, Dove, Armada XP) that are unrelated to MMP -- mach-mvebu vs. mach-mmp. The mvebu code doesn't help us. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: Fedora-18 ARM release: support for OLPC hardware?

2013-01-22 Thread Chris Ball
type it doesn't mean they're from the same silicon family. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Fedora-18 ARM release: support for OLPC hardware?

2013-01-21 Thread Chris Ball
upstream kernel support, but OLPC's ARM systems do not yet have upstream kernel support. (There's no particular barrier; we just haven't had time to push it ourselves.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: Sandisk extreme 32GB and 16GB dont initialize in XO-1.75

2012-10-18 Thread Chris Ball
? Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Problems starting the XO

2012-09-01 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Sat, Sep 01 2012, Ajay Garg wrote: Therafter, I upgraded the sugar package, via sudo rpm --force --nodeps --upgrade sugar-0.94.1-31.dx3.rpm After that, when I reboot, the sugar-session does not start :-\ Why did you need to use --force and --nodeps? - Chris. -- Chris Ball c

Re: fixing the path on a mesh

2012-06-20 Thread Chris Ball
. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: fixing the path on a mesh

2012-06-20 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Wed, Jun 20 2012, Chris Ball wrote: Hi, On Wed, Jun 20 2012, Sameer Verma wrote: Is it possible to force the path of layer 2 traffic in a mesh? In other words, if we have laptops A, B and C in a room, all within radio range, can we force A to talk to C via B? Yes: http

Re: Developer XO laptop loan or buy - Speakeasy project

2012-06-11 Thread Chris Ball
of the most needed types in the world right now. I think your effort will be most likely to succeed if you seek help from experts, and spend your time researching and experimenting; there's no need for an XO to do any of those things. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One

Re: Developer XO laptop loan or buy - Speakeasy project

2012-06-11 Thread Chris Ball
Schampijer: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activity_Team/Activity_Development_Fedora17 There isn't much (if anything) of the user interface that's dependent on the hardware; you can see it all by running Sugar locally too. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One

Re: Kernel development setup for XO-1.75 [Devel Digest, Vol 76, Issue 15]

2012-06-07 Thread Chris Ball
? Yes, that's it; you need an x86_64 distribution to run x86_64 binaries. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Kernel development setup for XO-1.75 [Devel Digest, Vol 76, Issue 15]

2012-06-07 Thread Chris Ball
-gnu - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Fwd: XO-1.5 image has more size than XO-1.0 with the same software

2012-06-01 Thread Chris Ball
, the XO-1 images don't have the Wikipedia slices included anymore; check for differences in /home/olpc/Activities. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: Fwd: XO-1.5 image has more size than XO-1.0 with the same software

2012-06-01 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Fri, Jun 01 2012, Esteban Arias wrote: I have the same activities. And this difference packages: Ah. Well, one difference will be that jffs2 uses compression and ext3 doesn't, but I wasn't expecting that to account for such a large change. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org

Re: Fwd: XO-1.5 image has more size than XO-1.0 with the same software

2012-06-01 Thread Chris Ball
filesystem inconsistency was to BUG() and hang the system, rather than go read-only or fix the problem.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: Checking filesystems periodically

2012-05-04 Thread Chris Ball
through fsck leaves the filesystem in a worse state than it was before fsck ran, we probably shouldn't do it at all. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: Checking filesystems periodically

2012-05-04 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Fri, May 04 2012, Chris Ball wrote: Hi, On Fri, May 04 2012, Daniel Drake wrote: Until F17 we haven't had a good way of communicating this via the boot animation. Now we can do that easily but it lacks implementation. Thirdly, fsck is not magic. It cannot detect/repair all

Re: Wanting to know a bit of (NetworkManager) workflow upon resume-from-suspend

2012-05-01 Thread Chris Ball
created -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Kernel for 12.1.0

2012-04-11 Thread Chris Ball
us up nicely with F17. Okay! Sounds good, thanks. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Kernel for 12.1.0

2012-04-10 Thread Chris Ball
support and the CMA patchset, neither of which made the merge window for 3.4. But the option is there if we want it. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: [support-gang] XO brightness key operation

2012-04-09 Thread Chris Ball
API involving setting limits of high and low light to change the backlight. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: SDcard support on XO-1 3.3 kernel

2012-03-31 Thread Chris Ball
/newticket.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Announcing Q4D06 for XO-1.75

2012-03-27 Thread Chris Ball
. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: 11.3.1 development build 31 for XO-1 and XO-1.5

2012-03-27 Thread Chris Ball
://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/G1G1/ -- which is the activity group URL listed by My Settings - Software update - Modify activity groups. WHERE in laptop.org is the official URL for Activities contained in 11.3.1 ?? There is no need to shout. Please be polite. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] 12.1.0 devel build 5 released, for the XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

2012-03-26 Thread Chris Ball
kernel, with uname -r.) Thanks! - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] 12.1.0 devel build 5 released, for the XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

2012-03-25 Thread Chris Ball
. Constant libertas timeouts, though. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] 12.1.0 devel build 5 released, for the XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

2012-03-25 Thread Chris Ball
) leading to an apparant symptom of no keyboard/trackpad. I stopped powerd straight away to avoid that. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: 11.3.1 development build 31 for XO-1 and XO-1.5

2012-03-23 Thread Chris Ball
changed from e.g.: http://build.laptop.org/11.3.0/os8/xo-1.5/ to: http://build.laptop.org/11.3.1/os31/xo1.5/ so I've updated the pattern used by the update server to no longer use the - for 11.3.1 builds. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: Video chat activity

2012-03-21 Thread Chris Ball
://wiki.laptop.org/go/Video_Chat http://dev.laptop.org/git/projects/video-chat-activity It requires a jabber server and working routing between public IP addresses. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel

Re: 12.1.0 trac milestone organisation (Devel Digest, Vol 73, Issue 25)

2012-03-17 Thread Chris Ball
might as well just install the same version of Fedora that the build is based on, and yum install sugar. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: short read of zdata file

2012-01-11 Thread Chris Ball
) bugs where sometimes you had to run fs-update twice in a row; the first time would fail immediately and then the second time would work. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: OLPC Policies Question Concerning Upgrading Default Installed Software

2012-01-11 Thread Chris Ball
idea. (I don't think I know you -- do you want to tell us about which deployment you're involved with?) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: OLPC Policies Question Concerning Upgrading Default Installed Software

2012-01-11 Thread Chris Ball
to bundle the newer version of xulrunner inside your program, if you need it, although that would waste some disk space. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: OLPC Policies Question Concerning Upgrading Default Installed Software

2012-01-11 Thread Chris Ball
Anthony is part of that effort. Where do I collect my prize? ;-) Somebody get that man a job doing some kind of investigative writing about technology. :) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel

Re: PulseAudio vs XO hardware drivers

2011-11-28 Thread Chris Ball
had AV sync problems with Record on 1.5 with pulseaudio. (We had sync problems with ALSA too, but I expect the fixes we used for ALSA are different to ones we would have used for pulse.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: Raspberry Pi as development platform for XO-1.75

2011-11-26 Thread Chris Ball
. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: automatic backlight control

2011-11-21 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Mon, Nov 21 2011, Martin Langhoff wrote: Hi folks -- I was one of the early commenters on this. And Paul gave me a, ahem, strong recommendation. All caps. Neon lights, blinking: TRY IT OUT ON AN XO-1.75 And when *pgf* types in all caps, you *know* it's serious. -- Chris Ball

Firefox nightly builds for 1.75

2011-10-05 Thread Chris Ball
improvements as our graphics driver grows more acceleration capabilities. (If these builds don't have enough debugging symbols for that, I've still got the full build trees available.) Thanks! - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: 11.3.0 build 8 released, for XO-1.75, XO-1.5 and XO-1

2011-10-02 Thread Chris Ball
/*.repo fixes the problem; maybe we're not shipping the https cert or something. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: 11.3.0 build 8 released, for XO-1.75, XO-1.5 and XO-1

2011-10-02 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Sun, Oct 02 2011, Chris Ball wrote: Yum doesn't work here on os8 for xo-1.75, it gives: Error: Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: fedora. I discovered that sed -ei 's/https/http/g' /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo fixes the problem; maybe we're not shipping the https cert or something

Re: MMP2 Interrupt Controller forcing IRQ

2011-09-26 Thread Chris Ball
bits (Make sure to ignore the Linux code for pxa168/pxa910 -- we're pxa688.) Hopefully that's enough to get you going, feel free to ask more specific questions. Thanks! - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: Enable DEVTMPFS for Fedora 15

2011-09-12 Thread Chris Ball
next build. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

OLPC/pgf on LWN

2011-08-24 Thread Chris Ball
http://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/456217/25261a3982aee26d/ Sympathetic coverage, I think. :-) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] New F14-arm build os40 - Almost in sync with x86!

2011-08-23 Thread Chris Ball
, that is what I was after. Are people happy for me to update those versions to later releases? You should modify the subpage for the release you're working on -- see e.g. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activities/G1G1/11.2 Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] New F14-arm build os40 - Almost in sync with x86!

2011-08-23 Thread Chris Ball
No. That string's just providing the base URL to use -- when o-o-b is looking for activities, it will append the major/minor/release version numbers to it. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] New F14-arm build os40 - Almost in sync with x86!

2011-08-23 Thread Chris Ball
the [sugarlabs_activities] config definitions from examples/f14-arm.ini, even though it left the module itself enabled. (Without those definitions, the sugarlabs_activities code isn't going to do anything.) Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Touchscreen driver

2011-08-22 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, I've pushed touchscreen support to the olpc-kernel tree, and also fixes for http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/11077 -- could we build a new kernel RPM and spin a new ARM build for testing, please? Thanks, -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: XO 1.5 Solder Reflow in Toaster Oven

2011-08-21 Thread Chris Ball
! - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Sugar and GTK updates

2011-08-16 Thread Chris Ball
for. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] New F14-arm build os1 - Fedora mirror plus more!

2011-08-14 Thread Chris Ball
continue using Martin's numbering scheme? It's better to minimize the number of places we're hosting builds, I think, and not to have shared build numbers in the same stream that point to different builds. Thanks! - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: New F14-arm build os36 - Sugar in sync, device-tree!

2011-08-07 Thread Chris Ball
=b8923ed0809f29e53bd246153ca3a9e9367b4c56 Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Kernel git reorganisation

2011-08-04 Thread Chris Ball
-kernel:arm-3.0 now, so Martin can start using olpc-kernel:arm-3.0 as the branch to include in ARM builds. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: Kernel git reorganisation

2011-08-03 Thread Chris Ball
Hi Dan, On Wed, Aug 03 2011, Daniel Drake wrote: We've recently talked about reorganising our kernel git repo, and avoiding having multiple repos like we have ended up with now. I propose the following (and I volunteer to do it): +1. Go ahead! - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org

Re: storage on XO 1.75

2011-08-01 Thread Chris Ball
/reliability tradeoff, but right now the main storage is on soldered-down eMMC. (With SD for expansion.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: *.laptop.org issues

2011-07-07 Thread Chris Ball
the download.laptop.org problem though: Thanks, should be fixed now, providing your DNS says: % host download.laptop.org download.laptop.org is an alias for owl.laptop.org. owl.laptop.org has address 18.85.2.163 - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: *.laptop.org issues [Devel Digest, Vol 65, Issue 8]

2011-07-07 Thread Chris Ball
but not Bert. There are a lot of problem reprots in this thread that are just DNS caching issues -- could I suggest that we wait ~12 hours and see how things look then? I'm confident that everything now seems to be working once the DNS changes show up. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org

Re: *.laptop.org issues

2011-07-06 Thread Chris Ball
to a different machine (swan.laptop.org) now, and Adam reports that Yahoo is accepting mail from us again. The problems of the last ten days or so should be all gone now; let us know if not. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: *.laptop.org issues

2011-07-06 Thread Chris Ball
slow to update. Eventually it should resolve to 18.85.2.166 for you, and start working. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: [OLPC Engineering] [Techteam] New F13-arm build os15

2011-06-24 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Fri, Jun 24 2011, Martin Langhoff wrote: The olpc-utils and usable build. http://build.laptop.org/F13-arm/os15/ Looks like the upload of this build didn't complete; there's no .zd. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child

Re: [IAEP] Narrative Interfaces at OLPC

2011-06-17 Thread Chris Ball
! - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Booting on xo-1.75 - load and go?

2011-06-15 Thread Chris Ball
. What do you see on serial? last:\ maps to whichever device the olpc.fth was loaded from, so that you can write an olpc.fth that doesn't need to know ahead of time whether it's going to be put on an SD card or a USB stick or whatever. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net

Re: Booting on xo-1.75 - load and go?

2011-06-15 Thread Chris Ball
. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Get serial number or XO name from command line or python

2011-05-27 Thread Chris Ball
no need to spawn a shell, and then spawn cat inside a shell. Python knows how to open files: print open(/ofw/serial-number).readline().strip() -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: rpm installation via customization stick

2011-05-10 Thread Chris Ball
and dsd would be better at speaking to how big a worry this is for deployments in real-world terms. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: rpm installation via customization stick

2011-05-04 Thread Chris Ball
on a system is a research project, as far as I know. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Power Mangement XO 1.0

2011-04-03 Thread Chris Ball
. The program powerd on recent builds attempts to do what you are describing, by powering down devices when they are idle. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: switching to GNOME

2011-03-24 Thread Chris Ball
and restart. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: zhashfs: write first block last

2011-03-20 Thread Chris Ball
it'll cause people to report it to us or OLPCA as an error, yeah. Am I right in thinking that a .zd is actually just a signed forth script? Could we patch the misleading behavior inside the generated .zd, and would that be a good idea? - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net

Re: Determining developer lock status

2011-03-09 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, On Wed, Mar 09 2011, Sridhar Dhanapalan wrote: What's the simplest way for a novice to tell if their XO is developer locked? Push escape while the startup sound is playing. If you get an ok prompt, your XO is not developer locked. If you don't, it is. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org

Re: Memory replacement

2011-03-06 Thread Chris Ball
-8g.zd ok fs-update os860-8g.zd (OFW does the formatting for you.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: cpia driver for microscope: any success?

2011-03-06 Thread Chris Ball
CONFIG_USB_GSPCA=m, you can build this module without having to recompile your current kernel. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: cpia driver for microscope: any success?

2011-03-06 Thread Chris Ball
definitely talks to V4L2 (via gstreamer), and not to UVC, so I expect that you just need to build gspca_cpia1.ko too. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: about about my xo

2011-03-03 Thread Chris Ball
an activity could read the same ones. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Text-to-speech on the XO 1.5 with 10.1.3

2011-02-22 Thread Chris Ball
, str(status.pitch), -s, str(rate), -v, status.voice.name, text], stdout=subprocess.PIPE) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: GNOME-only installs

2011-02-18 Thread Chris Ball
, and the NetworkManager applet lets you configure networking in GNOME. The Control Panel lets you disable idle-suspend in Sugar, but there's no functional analog in GNOME, so we're fixing that. Nothing further is implied. (To give a more straightforward answer: No.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One

Re: Developer locking an unlocked XO

2011-02-14 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Is it possible to lock an XO that came from the factory unlocked? All of our XOs are currently unlocked and we are comfortable with that for the moment. However, we may want to change this in the future. Yes, entirely possible; Martin can help. - Chris. -- Chris Ball

Re: Developer locking an unlocked XO

2011-02-14 Thread Chris Ball
would involve a different procedure. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Developer locking an unlocked XO

2011-02-14 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Is that the developer key mentioned at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Firmware_security#Deployment_Key_Manufacturing_Data_Tags ? Yes, it's that set of keys. I'd suggest discussing the rest off-list with Martin/OLPCA. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child

Re: NANDblaster failing

2011-02-10 Thread Chris Ball
using a different XO for the sender. It looks like something's up with the wifi module, or the SD pins, on that unit. (It could also be a bug in OFW, but I expect that it's simply reporting a CRC error being raised by the SD controller hardware.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop

Re: Integrity checking of OS images

2011-02-07 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Are OS images checked for integrity by the XO before they are written to the flash storage? I suspect not. Yes. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: accessing Wikibrowse from GNOME

2011-01-28 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Is it possible to access Wikibrowse from the GNOME side? Yeah, you can: cd /home/olpc/Activities/Wikipedia.activity python server.py es_PE/es_PE.xml.bz2 8000 launch Firefox, browse to http://localhost:8000/ (That's from memory, might need tweaking.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c

Re: OLPC XO 1.75 GPU question

2011-01-10 Thread Chris Ball
with the highly proprietary nature of most vendors in the ARM SOC space. Tell us about it. :/ - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [Dextrose] Problems compiling bluetooth module

2011-01-05 Thread Chris Ball
/vermagic.h's VERMAGIC_STRING. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Create a new directory in /var/log/

2010-12-09 Thread Chris Ball
/rwtab to see where is available. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: SD card unpartitioned space -- used for swap?

2010-12-05 Thread Chris Ball
found instances of flash devices where you need to continue providing power for two seconds after (1) has finished, such that (2) can finish before power is lost, else corruption happens. (Requiring this is in violation of the relevant specs, but that's hardware for you.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball

Re: XO-1.5 ebook switch driver - upstream submission

2010-12-04 Thread Chris Ball
Hi Dan, - driver renamed to xo1p5-ebook Not sure where the 'p' comes from -- how about xo1_5-ebook? We could do the same on 1.75, e.g. olpc-ec-1_75.c. Thanks, - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list

Re: Patches for a faster wikibrowse

2010-11-29 Thread Chris Ball
great, let me know if there's anything I need to do. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Firmware update

2010-11-23 Thread Chris Ball
was the latest OFW release. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

XO-1.75 progress

2010-11-10 Thread Chris Ball
of boards. That's going to take several months, but we wanted you to know that it will be coming. Thanks! - Chris, on behalf of the OLPC Engineering team. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: XO-1.75 progress

2010-11-10 Thread Chris Ball
many more, is that we're now using a dual-issue CPU. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Wikiserver -- regenerating the index... without FreeBSD?

2010-11-05 Thread Chris Ball
for a persuasive conversation about this.) - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Wikiserver -- regenerating the index... without FreeBSD?

2010-11-04 Thread Chris Ball
complicated step. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: New 10.1.3 build os350 for XO-1 and XO-1.5

2010-10-25 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Is olpc-update of this build available? That requires me to tell updates.laptop.org about the new build stream, which I'll do when I have more free time/return from Taipei. Thanks, -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child

Re: Power management

2010-09-22 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, Is there a way to disable automatic power management from terminal? touch /etc/powerd/flags/inhibit-suspend # permanent, until rm or touch /var/run/powerd-inhibit-suspend/1 # temporary, until next boot - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child

Re: OLPC XO-2 - Acer dual touchscreen

2010-09-13 Thread Chris Ball
pop up interface widgets there. In the Libretto's case, the Win7 software integration is (IMO) not good. There are some interesting UI ideas in there, though. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org http://printf.net/ One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel

Announcing the OLPC OS 10.1.2 final release!

2010-08-30 Thread Chris Ball
of volunteers who created XO-1 Fedora 11 builds: our particular thanks to Daniel Drake, Bernie Innocenti and Steven M. Parrish for their work towards this release. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list

OLPC 10.1.2 Release Candidate 3

2010-08-25 Thread Chris Ball
http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Release_notes/10.1.2 http://build.laptop.org/10.1.2/xo-1.5/os852 http://build.laptop.org/10.1.2/xo-1/os852 Compressed image size: 604.25mb (+1.50mb since build 851) This build will become the 10.1.2 release after final testing, we hope. Changelog: * bootfw, #9100:

Re: OLPC 10.1.2 Release Candidate 3

2010-08-25 Thread Chris Ball
to a newer date for major releases, since apparently people start noticing that it's not moving after around three years have passed. :) - Chris. ยน: OLPC_EPOCH defined in olpc-os-builder/modules/base/preimage.90.core.sh -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per Child

Re: OLPC 10.1.2 Release Candidate 3

2010-08-25 Thread Chris Ball
or GNOME or both, that restores copies of deleted activities using the /versions/pristine/ hierarchy. This would also help to restore a laptop that has deleted some of its own activities in order to recover from being out of disk space. - Chris. -- Chris Ball c...@laptop.org One Laptop Per

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