New release8.2.1 build 802

2009-04-27 Thread Build Announcer v2
http://pilgrim.laptop.org/~pilgrim/xo-1/streams/8.2.1/build802 Changes in build 802 from build: 801 Size delta: 0.00M -bootfw q2e33-1.olpc2.unsigned +bootfw q2e41-1.olpc2.unsigned --- Changes for bootfw q2e41-1.olpc2.unsigned from q2e33-1.olpc2.unsigned --- + Missing TS tag is not factory

Re: from Peru, sugar in DEBIAN

2009-04-27 Thread Tomeu Vizoso
[adding sugar-devel to cc] On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 02:17, OLPC Puno olpcp...@gmail.com wrote: My name is Sdenka from Puno Peru, since one month we are using Debian at Glorioso San Carlos High School in PERU. We installed the sugar and 10 activities including in Debian packages, then added

Re: CL1B power distribution

2009-04-27 Thread Joel Stanley
Hello Wad, On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 12:35, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: On Apr 25, 2009, at 7:29 PM, p...@laptop.org wrote: - will we have (approximate) numbers at some point for how much power any given subsystem takes? (e.g., for the above case, how much would

Re: CL1B power distribution

2009-04-27 Thread John Watlington
On Apr 27, 2009, at 6:11 AM, Joel Stanley wrote: Hello Wad, On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 12:35, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: On Apr 25, 2009, at 7:29 PM, p...@laptop.org wrote: - will we have (approximate) numbers at some point for how much power any given subsystem takes?

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Henry Edward Hardy
Dear friends, I'm a bit disturbed when I hear people using the euphemism filtering for automated, computerized censorship. I understand there may be legislative or political mandates. However, we should never talk about this as though it is a good or desirable or acceptable thing. I realize this

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Henry, Thank you for your thoughts and examples. This is exactly why the XS installer does not contain any content filtering software. It is very much a cultural and deployment specific issue. As Anna said, in their case and in the case of every public and many private K-12 schools in the US

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Carol Farlow Lerche
I suggest this discussion be taken to iaep or some other non-technical list where educational issues are discussed. When there, we can ask questions about the widespread objectification of and violence against women in visual pornography and the educational goals it serves. Also the relative

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Henry Edward Hardy
Reuben, I'm glad to hear that there is no censorship out of the box, and thanks for your temperate and thoughtful reply on a sensitive and controversial issue. Henry On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 11:12 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: Henry, Thank you for your thoughts and examples.

Re: CL1B power distribution

2009-04-27 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, the most likely case i can think of involves being able to allow USB input devices to remain alive during suspend (for wakeup purposes), while powering down other devices (disks?) for power savings. Hm, I think the USB controller probably turns off by necessity in suspend, as

Re: CL1B power distribution

2009-04-27 Thread pgf
chris wrote: Hi, the most likely case i can think of involves being able to allow USB input devices to remain alive during suspend (for wakeup purposes), while powering down other devices (disks?) for power savings. Hm, I think the USB controller probably turns

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 5:54 PM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: While more complex to implement, perhaps something like NetReg would be viable: http://netreg.sourceforge.net/ Exactly. What we've been discussing w Reuben is to whitelist MAC addresses upon registration or Moodle

Re: Fwd: Gnash loves the Via C7

2009-04-27 Thread Benjamin M. Schwartz
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rob Savoye wrote: Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: The XO-1 has hardware-accelerated XVideo, including YUV-RGB and scaling. Are you talking about hardware acceleration for the internal stages of video decoding, a la XvMC? Tests on a 1.0 GHz C7-M (the

Re: Fwd: Gnash loves the Via C7

2009-04-27 Thread Benjamin M. Schwartz
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Rob Savoye wrote: As of the 0.8.5 release, Gnash supports both XVideo an the MIT-SHM extension for better performance. It's just that these newer builds never seem to get built for the XO, although I drop binary snapshots as rpms on our

Re: [Server-devel] backup : problem opening /library/users/XXXX/datastore-xxxxx/store

2009-04-27 Thread Hamilton Chua
Hello Martin, Thanks so much for replying. I don't have an XO laptop so I'm unable to verify how backup/restore should really work but from your reply below I'm guessing that there really should be a store directory I'll double check the ds-backup.py script and see if I missed something.

Re: CL1B power distribution

2009-04-27 Thread Chris Ball
Hi, perhaps i've been inferring something different than i should from wad's initial mail, which said: - The SD slot and USB ports may be powered in suspend This is just in case some SD cards or USB devices don't handle being suspended aggressively. We will support laptop

Re: CL1B power distribution

2009-04-27 Thread Tiago Marques
On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 5:12 AM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: This is the current power distribution diagram for A-phase CL1B, identifying what we can power, when, and how. There are several power decisions that I believe need explaining up front: - The SD slot and USB ports may

Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
Hi all, I have a simple shell scripting problem :-) you'll find attached a shell script that ships with ejabberd. It is a fairly straightforward bit of code, and allows us to control bits of the ejabberd internals with a nice cli interface. (Feel free to skip the start / stop bits of the code,

Re: Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread pgf
hi martin -- I have a simple shell scripting problem :-) you'll find attached a shell script that ships with ejabberd. It is a fairly straightforward bit of code, and allows us to control bits of the ejabberd internals with a nice cli interface. (Feel free to skip the start / stop bits of

CAUTION: XO booting is sensitive to filesystem corruption

2009-04-27 Thread Mikus Grinbergs
Been running rawhide-xo lately on my XOs. Have also installed q2e41.rom . Each XO has a permanent SD card. I was getting intermittent occasions when an XO would not boot -- soon after the screen background (as for ok prompt) changed from white to black, its boot process would hang with only

Re: Fwd: Gnash loves the Via C7

2009-04-27 Thread Rob Savoye
Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: The XO-1 has hardware-accelerated XVideo, including YUV-RGB and scaling. Are you talking about hardware acceleration for the internal stages of video decoding, a la XvMC? Tests on a 1.0 GHz C7-M (the processor in XO-1.5) indicate that software-only rendering

OLPC upgrade from build 656 to latest stable build 767

2009-04-27 Thread raju
All This is my first posting on this development list! I've recently got XO and upgraded from 656 (*Stream ship.2 Variant devel_jffs2) to 767 after disabling the firmware security with developer key etc as per the wiki page. After the upgrade t0 767, in the software upgrade check list page, my

Re: [Server-devel] Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread Sean DALY
I'm no maven, but the last time I was dealing with quoting issues with $* expansion I had found this article helpful: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-bash-parameters.html?ca=drs- Sean On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I

Re: Fwd: Gnash loves the Via C7

2009-04-27 Thread Rob Savoye
Benjamin M. Schwartz wrote: OK... but entirely via software is Doing It Wrong. With XVideo accel, the XO-1 is perfectly capable of playing back YouTube videos at full speed. Observed performance is only awful because Gnash isn't using XVideo, so YUV-RGB and scaling are being done in

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Henry Edward Hardy hhard...@gmail.com wrote: Does it allow access to The Catcher in the Rye (Use of fuck, blasphemy, drinking, smoking, lying, promiscuity, implied pederasty) Hi Henry. we are talking about 6 to 12 year olds in a wide range of cultures. Most

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
Anna wrote: On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: As far as limiting the internet connection to authorized XOs, that's an issue we're probably going to run into at some point once we broaden the XS deployment. So far at the pilot school, the staff

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread John Watlington
On Apr 27, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Anna wrote: On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: As far as limiting the internet connection to authorized XOs, that's an issue we're probably going to run into at some point once we broaden

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Reuben K. Caron
John Watlington wrote: On Apr 27, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Anna wrote: On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: As far as limiting the internet connection to authorized XOs, that's an issue we're probably going to run into at some point

Re: [Server-devel] backup : problem opening /library/users/XXXX/datastore-xxxxx/store

2009-04-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Hamilton Chua hamilton.c...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks so much for replying. I don't have an XO laptop so I'm unable to verify how backup/restore should really work but from your reply below I'm guessing that there really should be a store directory Ah, thought

[Server-devel] Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread Martin Langhoff
Hi all, I have a simple shell scripting problem :-) you'll find attached a shell script that ships with ejabberd. It is a fairly straightforward bit of code, and allows us to control bits of the ejabberd internals with a nice cli interface. (Feel free to skip the start / stop bits of the code,

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread Jerry Vonau
On Mon, 2009-04-27 at 18:00 +0200, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 5:54 PM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: While more complex to implement, perhaps something like NetReg would be viable: http://netreg.sourceforge.net/ Exactly. What we've been discussing w

Re: [Server-devel] Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread pgf
hi martin -- I have a simple shell scripting problem :-) you'll find attached a shell script that ships with ejabberd. It is a fairly straightforward bit of code, and allows us to control bits of the ejabberd internals with a nice cli interface. (Feel free to skip the start / stop bits of

Re: [Server-devel] Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread Sean DALY
I'm no maven, but the last time I was dealing with quoting issues with $* expansion I had found this article helpful: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-bash-parameters.html?ca=drs- Sean On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I