Re: [Server-devel] Is a USB-Ethernet NIC appropriate for the XS?

2009-03-24 Thread Ties Stuij
So Tony suggested just using the usb-ethernet thingies for the internet-connection. USB1.1 is, what, 700kbps? What are the chances that we can supply the schools with more bandwidth than that? /Ties On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:56 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Mar

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: [Server-devel] XS-rsync: automatic .contents creation

2009-02-24 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 8:06 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 4:12 AM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: If the XS shipped olpc-contents (http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/repos/joyride/olpc-contents-2.5-1.i386.rpm) then it would be easy to make

Pilgrim pilgrim weary after long walk; seeking answers

2009-02-17 Thread Ties Stuij
. And of course I'd like to see the relevant setup being made public be it yes or no, but this issue is of secondary concern. Thanks! /Ties On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Ties Stuij cjst...@gmail.com wrote: Hey dear list, we need to base a release on the latest 8.2.1 changes here in Nepal

Re: [Testing] Wireless test results

2009-02-16 Thread Ties Stuij
On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 12:22 PM, Gary C Martin g...@garycmartin.com wrote: 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

Re: updating activities

2009-02-10 Thread Ties Stuij
2009/2/10 victor victor.lazzar...@nuim.ie: Trying to update activities here, from the sugar control panel. It says it cannot access the network to check for updates, even if I have a an ethernet connection to the XO that is working (and I can ping the outside world). It prolly can't find the

Fwd: right pilgrim setup for 8.2.1 staging builds

2009-02-09 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 2:08 AM, Pia Waugh gre...@olpcfriends.org wrote: Hi Ties, quote who=Ties Stuij we need to base a release on the latest 8.2.1 changes here in Nepal, however I can't find a public pilgrim repo that is actually configured right. If you wait about a day, cjb is doing

Re: right pilgrim setup for 8.2.1 staging builds

2009-02-09 Thread Ties Stuij
On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 7:31 PM, Bert Freudenberg b...@freudenbergs.de wrote: On 09.02.2009, at 10:03, Ties Stuij wrote: On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 10:02 PM, Bert Freudenberg b...@freudenbergs.de wrote: On 08.02.2009, at 10:49, Ties Stuij wrote: So did I choose the wrong branch

right pilgrim setup for 8.2.1 staging builds

2009-02-08 Thread Ties Stuij
Hey dear list, we need to base a release on the latest 8.2.1 changes here in Nepal, however I can't find a public pilgrim repo that is actually configured right. I found the 8.2.1 pilgrim branch, who's only significant change is that one yum repo is changed to an alledged 8.2.1 repo, and I hoped

Re: right pilgrim setup for 8.2.1 staging builds

2009-02-08 Thread Ties Stuij
On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Ties Stuij cjst...@gmail.com wrote: Hey dear list, we need to base a release on the latest 8.2.1 changes here in Nepal, however I can't find a public pilgrim repo that is actually configured right. I found the 8.2.1 pilgrim branch, who's only significant

Re: Holding customize image in git

2009-02-07 Thread Ties Stuij
On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 2:18 PM, Ben Lau xben...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I am thinking about to make a custom system image for specific region / purpose of education. So I wonder do it have any public git repository that holding the image customization / building , so that we could make our

Re: Life after 8.2.1 (was Re: Please update etoys in 8.2.1)

2009-02-06 Thread Ties Stuij
On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 4:15 PM, Bert Freudenberg b...@freudenbergs.de wrote: (changing subject ...) It would seem to me that deployments will get to choose which software to install. snip/ [like] Luke's XOOS (http://lukego.livejournal.com/tag/xoos) is immature but cool Hah! Yes that would

some 8.2.1 questions

2009-02-02 Thread Ties Stuij
Hi all, We at OLE Nepal are pretty soon gonna have to finalize the build for our deployment, and since 8.2.1 seems to have a number of nice fixes, so we're gonna base it on that one. It doesn't seem however that we're able to wait for the 8.2.1 final release. So in this light I have a couple of

control panel

2009-01-29 Thread Ties Stuij
We'd like to have the controlpanel updater translated to Nepali, but it seems sugar-update-control.po isn't in glucose 8.2. It is in glucose though, we're translating it right now, but my guess is that the two of them have nothing to do with each other. Is it still possible to put the .po file in

Re: [Testing] Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.

2009-01-27 Thread Ties Stuij
Guys, could someone update the mock 8.2.1 repos git repo? would make my life a lot easier and seems like a sensible thing to do. Thanks a lot! /Ties On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 1:29 AM, Michael Stone mich...@laptop.org wrote: Hi folks, Kim Quirk kindly stopped by #olpc-meeting this evening and

olpc-update from 703 to 8.2 wipes out Journal

2008-12-17 Thread Ties Stuij
I updated an XO from 703 to 8.2 with the latest olpc-update, and to my disappointment the journal content was wiped. Is this to be expected? /Ties ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: The new OLPC ads

2008-12-16 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 3:02 PM, Bastien bastiengue...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi Jean, Jean Piché j...@piche.com writes: http://www2.infopresse.com/blogs/actualites/archive/2008/12/15/article-29417.aspx This article is in french - maybe you better want to send this to the french OLPC

Re: Some firmware Q2E24 nand blasting results

2008-12-12 Thread Ties Stuij
Yes, this is really nice. Will make flashing thousands of xo's a lot easier if we can't get our custom image preinstalled (not so covert plea slipped in here somehow). Worked fine over here in the tests done so far. thanks, /Ties On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 2:05 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org

Re: mock.laptop.org repos repo

2008-12-11 Thread Ties Stuij
On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 3:55 AM, C. Scott Ananian [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think upgrading to a newer version of git will solve the memory errors? That was something that happened often with debian/stable-era git. Hmm, I get the same errors from dev.laptop.org which has git version 1.5.3.8.

mock.laptop.org repos repo

2008-12-09 Thread Ties Stuij
Hey, I'm making a local pilgrim and I'd like to have the repo at mock.laptop.org, which contains all rpms for the different xo builds. Git doesn't work however because I get out of memory errors, so I want to rsync it or find some other way or repository. Is it perhaps mirrored on dev.laptop.org

Re: Fwd: [laptop.org #25711] Activation [Avash Pandit @ OLE Nepal]

2008-12-03 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Adam Holt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bryan, Avash, Ties Aakash, Sorry the manual approach ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) to receiving developer keys changed 2 months ago -- to a semi-automated/self-service approach at this site:

Re: Fwd: [laptop.org #25711] Activation [Avash Pandit @ OLE Nepal]

2008-12-03 Thread Ties Stuij
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Ties Stuij [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Adam Holt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bryan, Avash, Ties Aakash, Sorry the manual approach ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) to receiving developer keys changed 2 months ago -- to a semi-automated/self-service

Re: Touch pads

2008-11-25 Thread Ties Stuij
On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 2:40 AM, Richard A. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bryan Berry wrote: Here at 1cc we still don't have many units that have chronic symptoms to test with. Oh really? I've seen trouble with almost any machine I touched around here in Nepal. Not that it happens every time,

Re: keyboard

2008-11-10 Thread Ties Stuij
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 9:07 PM, Tony Anderson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I am writing some python code which needs to interrogate the system to determine which keyboard layout is currently selected. The goal is to show an image of the keyboard for Nepali students with a US keyboard. I

Epaati name change, and requesting account for Roshan Karki

2008-10-31 Thread Ties Stuij
Not sure where to send these requests to. cjb helped me before, but... Anyway, first of all I'd like to request a name change for the hosting facilities of epaati on laptop.org. Due to the meaning of epaati and some social dynamics, epaati is now the name for the laptop amongst the teachers and

squeak image sometimes takes very long to be responsive after XO suspend

2008-05-16 Thread Ties Stuij
Hey dear lists, We at OLE Nepal have some trouble with squeak images coming out of XO suspend. Basically when coming out of suspend, the Squeak process takes up lots of cpu power and can be unresponsive for about a minute on build 703 (other builds not yet tested). Also we loose sound. Which

Re: to be deployed Epaati version is out!

2008-04-24 Thread Ties Stuij
On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, I think you used the display scaling a lot... The biggest problem with it is that it defaults to 32-bit depth Display and all artwork loaded into or created became 32-bit depth. You could look at the

Re: to be deployed Epaati version is out!

2008-04-23 Thread Ties Stuij
On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 3:06 PM, Tomeu Vizoso [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Do you have any particular area in eToys that you would like to see profiled, analyzed and maybe optimized? Yes! Of course ;o) Sorry for reacting so late on such an inviting mail. One of our most pressing problems has to

to be deployed Epaati version is out!

2008-04-21 Thread Ties Stuij
Well, it took us at OLE Nepal a whole lot of sweat and especially tears, but finally, after half a year of hard work, we finished the first build that is actually going to be used by actual Nepali kids, in an actual classroom setting. This build, version 10, sports a whopping 47 activities, which

how to let activities write to file without risking security

2008-04-08 Thread Ties Stuij
Hey list, At OLE Nepal we need to let our etoys image allow writing to disk, however under rainbow the image is executed under another user id. What's the way to give an/our activity permission to write to certain directories without just making them world writable, which is surely not the way to

Re: how to let activities write to file without risking security

2008-04-08 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Korakurider [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Before thinking about solution, could you explain specificaly what you want to write to disk and how that will be used? /Korakurider Well, I was wondering on a general level how Sugar handles this, because I ran

Re: how to let activities write to file without risking security

2008-04-08 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 4:46 PM, Korakurider [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 7:16 PM, Ties Stuij [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: But if someone has a good idea about saving an image and writing to the changes file on the XO, I'm all ears. If you just want to save your work

Re: how to let activities write to file without risking security

2008-04-08 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 9:16 PM, Bert Freudenberg [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 07.04.2008, at 23:50, Ties Stuij wrote: Hey list, At OLE Nepal we need to let our etoys image allow writing to disk, however under rainbow the image is executed under another user id. What's the way

Re: permanently changing keyboard layout for forth

2008-03-17 Thread Ties Stuij
On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Mitch Bradley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: extremely helpful stuff / Thanks! /Ties ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: permanently changing keyboard layout for forth

2008-03-17 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 6:25 AM, Bernardo Innocenti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: C. Scott Ananian wrote: The /home/olpc/.i18n file should provide a lighter-weight mechanism to accomplish what you want; perhaps Michael or Bernie could elaborate? I'm not certain of the details myself. To

Re: permanently changing keyboard layout for forth

2008-03-17 Thread Ties Stuij
On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 3:06 AM, Richard A. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ties Stuij wrote: On Sat, Mar 15, 2008 at 7:27 PM, Mitch Bradley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: extremely helpful stuff / Thanks! Perhaps you can create a wiki page with summarizing what you did and what

permanently changing keyboard layout for forth

2008-03-14 Thread Ties Stuij
I'm trying to permanently change my OFW keyboard layout from spanish to us. At the moment i can change the keyboard layout with: select keyboard set-keyboard ( which defaults to us ) and I guess I have to change the Keyboard ascii map (KA) value in the spi with values called or used by

permanently changing keyboard layout for forth

2008-03-14 Thread Ties Stuij
-- Forwarded message -- From: Ties Stuij [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 4:12 PM Subject: Re: permanently changing keyboard layout for forth To: Mitch Bradley [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Fri, Mar 14, 2008 at 2:50 PM, Mitch Bradley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If you

Re: Violent games on the OLPC Activities page

2008-01-17 Thread Ties Stuij
2008/1/17 Bennett Todd [EMAIL PROTECTED]: 2008-01-17T15:46:31 Bryan Berry: I feel very strongly that violent games should not be associated with OLPC. Who decides? Who draws the line between appropriate and inappropriate? Does anybody with access to email and web get to ban games for

Re: Violent games on the OLPC Activities page

2008-01-17 Thread Ties Stuij
On Jan 17, 2008 6:37 PM, Hal Murray [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What's wrong with erring on the safe side with a controversial topic like video game violence in a learning setting like the OLPC project. That doesn't solve anything. It just pushes the decision point down the scale a bit.

Re: Violent games on the OLPC Activities page

2008-01-17 Thread Ties Stuij
On Jan 17, 2008 10:46 PM, Bennett Todd [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: snip I'm asking for _some_ kind of line between the two. The recent DVD release of the first season of Sesame Street warns that it isn't appropriate for young children. That creeps me out. How do we define the line between Doom