Re: 406.15 - ext3 images?

2007-08-01 Thread James Cameron
. ;-) -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: August Penguin talk

2007-08-05 Thread James Cameron
on the nature of the problem, for demonstration purposes you may be able to grab just the files of an earlier Record (camera) activity that is known to work. Keep a copy of 406.15 handy in case you strike a problem that prevents all demonstration. -- James Cameron

Re: olpc-redhat-stream-development-devel_ext3.img version info.

2007-08-05 Thread James Cameron
, but it is probably too much trouble to argue this point. The build output tree also now uses osN.img and osN.crc naming, for the JFFS2 images, where N is the build number. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel

Re: Jumpy Mousepad

2007-08-29 Thread James Cameron
Sorry to be obvious, but you're only interested in B4 jumpiness, right? (Being ultra-low humidity here, I was able to contribute to the earlier humidity related problems like the keyboard lockup due ESD.) -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: Unable to update my machine

2007-09-02 Thread James Cameron
and other stuff at the start of the drive. If I knew exactly how the problem was caused, I'd recommend something, but I've missed the reproducer. I admit, a full erase did fix a problem like this for me earlier last month. -- James Cameron ___ Devel

Re: Pippy and Calculate - Evolution Solution

2007-09-07 Thread James Cameron
of revealing the details of these function derivations. At worst we'll create a generation who know math better than anyone else ... and where's the problem with that? -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel

Entertainment, EP122: Transcendence Express, by Jetse de Vries

2007-09-12 Thread James Cameron
-transcendence-express/ http://escapepod.org/podpress_trac/web/240/0/EP122_TranscendenceExpress.mp3 35 minutes. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

radio off guarantee?

2007-09-17 Thread James Cameron
is to put usb8xxx.ko back into place, modprobe it, and use Control/Alt/Backspace on the X server console. But then the wireless is on. ;-} -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: radio off guarantee?

2007-09-17 Thread James Cameron
provide a UI element. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: radio off guarantee?

2007-09-17 Thread James Cameron
This generates Invalid command : radiooff on build 566. -- James Cameron ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Using 3rd Party Commercial/Free BIOS With XO Laptops

2007-09-25 Thread James Cameron
about firmware is a potential distraction, which is why I'm answering rather than let it bother the people who are busy. ;-) I do hope my answers have been helpful. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing

Re: DOSBox VGA Emulator, SDL, Svgalib

2007-09-26 Thread James Cameron
with a title DOSBox 0.65 Cpu Cycles: 3000. I typed DIR and I got a Directory of Z:\ Therefore it works, I guess. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: SDL FAQ, XO Frame Buffer and SVGALIB

2007-09-26 Thread James Cameron
be running on the OLPC software builds. I see no benefit in turning it off. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: SDL FAQ, XO Frame Buffer and SVGALIB

2007-09-26 Thread James Cameron
in the current builds? I've a pygame app I'm considering working on. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Abstract Console, LinuxConsole

2007-10-05 Thread James Cameron
I ask that the list administrators suspend this person's posting rights, on the grounds that they are not listening, and apparently not understanding the project's goals and existing design. I'd be happy to provide moderation if it is needed. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

b-test-4 radio range, extreme range

2007-10-07 Thread James Cameron
to be terrain or evironment. However, I was able to take a few photographs with the Record activity and then pull them off with SSH afterwards. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: b-test-4 radio range, extreme range

2007-10-10 Thread James Cameron
very comfortable rather than rushed, 'cause I can't lay power wires out there. Hmm, or can I? *thinks* -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: phpmyfaq - to take heat off developers

2007-10-26 Thread James Cameron
to a special list and allow replies from experts via mail? That is the preferred option for developers, usually. The more interfaces the better. If it is restricted to only HTTP, it won't get much of my bandwidth. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: low-memory testing

2007-10-29 Thread James Cameron
-623-b4-oom-dmesg.txt This shows the first to be killed was Browse, which was my intention. It did take a fair while for it to happen though, during which the system was very unresponsive. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: Music on the XO

2007-10-30 Thread James Cameron
on a B2 with build-debian, the dtmfdial package was used to transmit tones over a ham radio for making an IRLP request. The DTMF tones include 697 Hz for the top row. In listening to podcasts, certainly headphones sound better. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: xf86eqEnqueue

2007-11-07 Thread James Cameron
/olpc/.xinitrc: line 10: respeclaration: command not found /home/olpc/.xinitrc: line 11: respeclaration: command not found SetClientVersion: 0 9 (EE) SIGIO not blocked at xf86eqEnqueue (EE) SIGIO not blocked at xf86eqEnqueue (EE) SIGIO not blocked at xf86eqEnqueue -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL

Re: StopWatch activity

2007-11-14 Thread James Cameron
version could have a single stopwatch with a bar graph, stopwatch clock face, and digital display. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: StopWatch activity

2007-11-14 Thread James Cameron
to them. You cannot dismiss them based on your first-world understanding of digital clocks. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Acoustic distance measurement test results

2007-11-18 Thread James Cameron
of obstructions apart from myself. Hmm, interesting. Black rubberised track may contain a lot of carbon, may end up behing a good reflector for the signal. Excluding grass improves the signal. -- James Cameron ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: When will be CVS replaced by modern version control system?

2007-11-19 Thread James Cameron
the .spec and patches are needed each time a change is made. The upstream source doesn't change if you're only making packaging changes. (I guess I'm more familiar with .dsc and .diff files). -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: [RFC PATCH] libertas: turn radio off when down

2007-11-20 Thread James Cameron
factorisation seen, but probably not worth it. Otherwise it seemed to make sense. Is it in a build yet? Acked-by: James Cameron [EMAIL PROTECTED] -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Status of the OLPC

2007-11-23 Thread James Cameron
someone energetic about emulation build problem reporting, they become useful to the project, we send them hardware, they stop mentioning emulation ... now I wonder why? ;-) Emulation is potentially very useful for a deployment team doing in-country work. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL

Re: WSJ

2007-11-25 Thread James Cameron
, and the software re-use groups. I suspect this is mainly due to the enthusiasm of the open source community pushing out unpopular ideas. I think people like me (FOSS enthusiasts) might need to be kept clear of those other development threads. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: grassroots olpc 3d support: second life / youtube

2007-11-25 Thread James Cameron
Suggestions ... obtain a wireframe and render model of an XO and animate it. I'm not into that community, but it would probably look nicer than the static imagery. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel

Re: OLPC XEyes

2007-11-26 Thread James Cameron
Integrate with face recognition using the camera, solve the trigonometric problem of where the largest face is relative to the centre of the screen, then warp the pointer ... so that the eyes follow the nearest face. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: alternate h/w for devel use?

2007-12-01 Thread James Cameron
prioritise, you are likely to get a unit. -- James Cameron ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Official signed ship.2 candidate 650

2007-12-05 Thread James Cameron
On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 02:23:19AM -0500, C. Scott Ananian wrote: You can also use: olpc-update 650 No such module. Presume you meant: olpc-update ship.2-650 Which worked fine. 1.4Mb total download per B4 here. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: sudo, not su.

2007-12-21 Thread James Cameron
It doesn't seem like it would be difficult to write an activity that opens a pty (like Terminal does), issues an su, and thus gives itself elevated privileges. That's why the rest of the activity isolation security model is important. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: 3rd Fedora disk curdle

2007-12-27 Thread James Cameron
was different, partition alignment changed, and fsck kicked the dunny down. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: B2s

2008-01-02 Thread James Cameron
, and an increment of the build version number. wget http://dev.laptop.org/pub/firmware/libertas/ usb8388-5.110.20.p42.bin mv usb8388-5.110.20.p42.bin /lib/firmware/usb8388.bin I used p47. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

joyride-1563 broken, olpc.fth missing, fails to boot

2008-01-21 Thread James Cameron
\boot shows no olpc.fth. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: joyride-1563 broken, olpc.fth missing, fails to boot [FIX]

2008-01-21 Thread James Cameron
, 8. reboot, problem solved. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Control the +5V USB port power on the XO

2008-01-23 Thread James Cameron
algorithms, thermistor attached to analog input, measuring heat in a matchbox, tiny 6V lamp as heating element, learning will also include the benefit of insulation, since battery operating time would be affected. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: tcp/ip assumptions

2008-01-28 Thread James Cameron
and they are correct. If your relay does not support them, it may be time to fix it. The XO software certainly makes assumptions, but these are so trivially provided by a school server and internet connection that I don't see these assumptions as a problem. -- James Cameron

Re: huge init footprint

2008-01-28 Thread James Cameron
right now ... what does lsof(1) say this init process has open, and what does /proc/1/stat* say about the memory cost? I do recall there was a really good reason why our init is in Python ... activation and so forth. Does it deserve recoding just to save 5Mb? -- James Cameron

Re: tcp/ip assumptions

2008-01-29 Thread James Cameron
it. It will be of use to those G1G1 users who have an application proxy. -- James Cameron ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Help for kick off!

2008-02-05 Thread James Cameron
as Forth for the firmware. Provided you create the appropriate environment, other languages would be possible. Kernel level programming ... first become familiar with kernel development, then kernel building and testing. It is very similar to the process used in Fedora. -- James Cameronmailto

Outback Wireless Testing Interviews

2008-02-12 Thread James Cameron
/2008/02/11/1202578694540.html ... the article, http://dev.laptop.org/~quozl/2008-02-12-smh/images.html ... photographs from the press photographer. http://dev.laptop.org/~quozl/2008-02-13-abc-local-radio/ ... today's interview, same audio, several formats. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL

Re: [Server-devel] Mesh Portal Question

2008-02-13 Thread James Cameron
should configure a real XS. Anyone got any quick instructions? I've a couple of active antenna I can use. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: [Server-devel] Mesh Portal Question

2008-02-13 Thread James Cameron
Kept this test running overnight, total of 6% loss over 33600 packets, each link with an snr of 50 to 60. The end node reported libertas: tx watch dog timeout ... so I'm not confident the test reproduced anything. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: bar code scanners on the XO

2008-02-15 Thread James Cameron
reader units via USB, and they behave like a keyboard, and keyboards already work. I've put off buying one for a couple of months though. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Signal power level (eth0 and msh0)

2008-02-17 Thread James Cameron
the expectation of interference from other radio sources, therefore it goes up with solar flux, temperature and proximity to population clusters. There has to be sufficient difference between the noise level and the signal level before the signal can be used. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: XO visability

2008-02-18 Thread James Cameron
over Bonjour / Zeroconf. any suggestions on where to start/ Exclude packet loss. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: physically feeble adults

2008-02-20 Thread James Cameron
is wanted. Adding a half second delay to millions of kids doesn't seem justifiable. Half a second for each of them is like five minutes to me. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

BBC, OLPC and IRLP

2008-03-12 Thread James Cameron
. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Disk Images and Version Control

2008-04-22 Thread James Cameron
missing. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: 65-node simple mesh test (and counting... ;-)

2008-05-09 Thread James Cameron
package on Debian, but not on recent builds, I'm not sure if the extension is present in the X-Server, but if it is, then dsh could be used to press enter on many units at once. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: Sugar on the EEE PC

2008-05-12 Thread James Cameron
nullification of unfair terms in consumer contracts and software licenses. If that moves forward, things will be even more interesting.) -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: OLPC: Open Organized Transparent

2008-05-27 Thread James Cameron
is that developers who wish to contribute can ignore the dissenting opinions and concentrate on coding in areas they can contribute. p.s. a @laptop.org address does not imply I am paid by OLPC. It is an address that lets me participate more directly, that's all. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL

Re: OLPC: Open Organized Transparent

2008-05-27 Thread James Cameron
continuing to use the term. ;-} I like his books though. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Updating a mesh network full of machines.

2008-06-04 Thread James Cameron
The distribution of the output is then useful to determine how well the time was set across the test bed. Running it a second time gives better synchronisation, since everything is in memory. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: Downloading large updates and builds in PNG

2008-06-09 Thread James Cameron
and updates available, and that is the olpc-update mechanism. It restarts from where it was disconnected as well, since it uses rsync. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [Fwd: Re: #7116 NORM Never A: Possible European G1G1 program needs appropriate keyboards]

2008-06-09 Thread James Cameron
instead on new information that can be integrated into the review ... such as whether a non-localised keyboard would be usable, and what quantity you think you will need. Maybe you already mentioned that though. I'm focusing on one reply out of many. p.s. I'm a volunteer, not an employee. -- James

Re: [Localization] [Fwd: Re: #7116 NORM Never A: Possible European G1G1 program needs appropriate keyboards]

2008-06-09 Thread James Cameron
on Europe. Concentrate on what you are good at. (In Australia, we use US keyboard layout, and only occasionally miss having the BBQ and PUB keys.) -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: SuperUser permission for the Driver??

2008-06-24 Thread James Cameron
So it is root UID you need for a user-space program, not a kernel driver, I see. Have you considered setuid? -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: SuperUser permission for the Driver??

2008-06-26 Thread James Cameron
But /etc/udev/rules.d is executed as root, so your activity would still need excessive privilege. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: Jumpy touch pad observation

2008-07-10 Thread James Cameron
thing since it isn't what is being made. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Jumpy touch pad observation

2008-07-11 Thread James Cameron
Re clothing ... with B1 keyboard static issues, I learned what clothing was unsuitable. Fur lined boots. Don't be surprised if you find clothing dependencies for B4 trackpad, in your specific case, since you might be influencing an RF field. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Network manager 0.7 for Joyride

2008-07-17 Thread James Cameron
improved such that it is upstream-friendly. Where are the XO-specific patches? (I wanted to have a quick look at them to see how they could be reworked, but I didn't know where to find them.) -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: running speech-dispatcher as non-root using setuid on XO and accompanying security issues

2008-07-17 Thread James Cameron
? Almost every other activity does not require root, or obtains it through a carefully controlled mechanism via the kernel. Can you tell me what syscall fails if it is not root? strace may be helpful. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: CIS solar charging-correct list?

2008-07-29 Thread James Cameron
is intended for charging VRLA (SLA) batteries, and the XO (a) doesn't have that chemistry, and (b) has it's own charge controller. I would not expect it to work. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list

Re: Terminals

2008-08-01 Thread James Cameron
to the output device ... ssh to the C2, ps ax takes 0.073s. Not exactly a rock solid test ... does anyone else see similar? -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: New joyride build 2246

2008-08-02 Thread James Cameron
be to take the connection management parts of python-xlib, and reduce them down. There doesn't seem to be any keep alive or timeout stuff in it. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: New joyride build 2246

2008-08-03 Thread James Cameron
) + def run(opts, args): Start the Rainbow DBus service. log(GC'ing spool %s, SPOOL) @@ -155,4 +173,5 @@ def run(opts, args): print 'Service running mainloop.' mainloop = gobject.MainLoop() +x_watch() mainloop.run() -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: [Server-devel] Need help: mounting usb devices on headless machines

2008-08-07 Thread James Cameron
-en '\007' /dev/tty1 sleep 0.4 echo -en '\007' /dev/tty1 } case ${ID_FS_UUID} in 2d1418da-0b75-4676-89a2-dae422ffa4f2) backup backups break ;; *) touch /tmp/backup-${ID_FS_UUID}.ignored ;; esac -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL

Re: Please help test our new 8.2.0 weekly beta, joyride-2263!

2008-08-08 Thread James Cameron
and awareness to diagnose further, but thought I'd post my observations in case anyone else notices any correlation. Sorry. Not enough data yet. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Please help test our new 8.2.0 weekly beta, joyride-2263!

2008-08-08 Thread James Cameron
was to report quickly without having to ensure the report quality was high. If I get time, I shall try reproducing the problem and raise a ticket. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: [Server-devel] Need help: mounting usb devices on headless machines

2008-08-11 Thread James Cameron
On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 12:49:06PM +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote: Well, it *seems* that I cannot get a bell to sound on any of the systems I can get my hands on today. [...] Systems that route the PC speaker into the mixer will also need alsamixer settings changed accordingly. -- James Cameron

Re: New wireless/mesh icon info testers needed (#2866, #6995)

2008-08-12 Thread James Cameron
, and the signal strength bar. ;-) Oh, by the way, it worked, well done! (The old behaviour, of showing a disconnect item, and a channel number, for my local wireless network, was gone. I gather that is what you intended.) -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: [sugar] Please help test our new 8.2.0 weekly beta, joyride-2301!

2008-08-18 Thread James Cameron
to #8019, but unlikely to be the cause, IMHO. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Almost 50% less free memory in joyride-2302 compared with Update.1 (708)

2008-08-22 Thread James Cameron
://dev.laptop.org/~quozl/2008-08-22-ps-mem/ has the samples that I took, showing how they are difficult to compare. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: Almost 50% less free memory in joyride-2302 compared with Update.1 (708)

2008-08-23 Thread James Cameron
them. The value you report seems normal. ps_mem gives me your same output, except for cerebro. I've no idea why cerebro chose to run. Under what conditions is it run? -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel

Re: Almost 50% less free memory in joyride-2302 compared with Update.1 (708)

2008-08-23 Thread James Cameron
On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 12:01:07PM +0200, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote: On Fri, Aug 22, 2008 at 1:47 PM, James Cameron [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I also tried using ps_mem.py to compare memory used by processes, but the method that ps_mem.py uses has changed as a result of kernel change. http

Re: debxo 0.1 release [PATCH] cache downloaded kernel

2008-08-24 Thread James Cameron
}/ (chroot ${ROOT_DIR} dpkg -i /${k}) rm -f ${ROOT_DIR}/${k} -- 1.5.6.3 -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Please help test our new 8.2.0 Alpha release candidate, 8.2-757!

2008-08-28 Thread James Cameron
Bricks B2s. ;-( But works on B4 and C2. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: debxo 0.1 release

2008-08-28 Thread James Cameron
./initchroot.sh \ --package-list kde.packages \ --mirror http://localhost:/debian kde.root As a result of this, the hundreds of megabytes of packages will be kept locally for re-use. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: debxo 0.1 release

2008-08-29 Thread James Cameron
showed 33Mb used by the browser, and 64Mb free. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: dev.laptop.org down or unreachable

2008-08-29 Thread James Cameron
dev.laptop.org confirmed down from my perspective too. Connection timed out. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: debxo 0.1 release

2008-08-29 Thread James Cameron
On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 10:48:41AM +1000, James Cameron wrote: % git clone http://dev.laptop.org/~quozl/xodist.git While dev.laptop.org is down, I've placed a git repository on my own site: http://quozl.linux.org.au/git/xodist.git -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: Short circuting USB port?

2008-09-07 Thread James Cameron
G'day Timothy, The symptoms you describe are also consistent with battery voltage falling below the critical threshold as a result of the powering up of the host-powered hub, keyboard and mouse. But only if there was no AC adaptor connected. Was there one connected at the time? -- James

Re: Short circuting USB port?

2008-09-08 Thread James Cameron
into the laptop, 6. battery management firmware that is faulty (we had some early software faults ... but I don't know which faults might be in the version you have) The support team has a battery charge monitoring script, if I recall correctly. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Stability and Memory Pressure in 8.2

2008-09-10 Thread James Cameron
a the optional base. It is an error to supply a base when converting a Has anyone got an idea of how to measure the heap by usage? -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: XO power consumption under 8.2-759

2008-09-14 Thread James Cameron
will have to be quite different. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: mechanisms tied to mesh: under a tree collab

2008-09-16 Thread James Cameron
. Three kids under a tree. Sharing fine. One climbs the tree. Sharing stops. They'll soon learn to stop climbing trees. Is this really what we want? Tree climbing is a very useful skill. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: transients ?

2008-09-20 Thread James Cameron
In the past week I've noticed eth0 missing, but it came back after a power cycle, so I wasn't sure if it was reproducible. Now that you've mentioned related strangeness, I'll try harder to reproduce it. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: Slowness (was Re: notes from the field - Mongolia)

2008-10-09 Thread James Cameron
xcompmgr, ten (10) cycles. with xcompmgr, fifteen (15) cycles. There's probably a more robust method to test this, but the degree of the improvement was significant. I didn't measure the memory impact. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: Fedora 10 for 9.1.0?

2008-10-15 Thread James Cameron
of package branches and private package archives. But really, it comes down to what the current developers are familiar with. The technical reasons don't beat not-invented-here. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: Sugar unusable as an e-book reader

2008-10-26 Thread James Cameron
On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 10:14:52PM -0700, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: how do I do screenshots on the XO? http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Sugar/Quick_screenshot_hack is one method. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org

Re: debxo 0.3 release

2008-10-31 Thread James Cameron
the file onto a local web server and use a shorter path ... http:\\x\y You'll need to have external power connected to complete the reflash. The same applies. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing

Re: debxo 0.3 release

2008-10-31 Thread James Cameron
, 4. press ESC again to cancel the automatic boot, 5. type disable-security and press ENTER. -- James Cameronmailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://quozl.netrek.org/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: debxo 0.3 release

2008-11-02 Thread James Cameron
with the G1G1 activity set, and half with a debxo KDE build. The younger kids who had not used computers much before certainly selected the G1G1 units. The older kids and adults who have used computers extensively found the KDE builds more fascinating. It's what they knew. -- James Cameronmailto

Re: debxo 0.3 release

2008-11-02 Thread James Cameron
On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 09:27:52PM -0800, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 3 Nov 2008, James Cameron wrote: The TODO file in the xodist git repository has a hardware enablement section that I added last week, which covers some of the things this thread has discussed. link to xodist please

Re: Game keys

2008-11-03 Thread James Cameron
(translated set 2, code 0x65 on isa0060/serio0). [ 832.249013] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes 65 keycode' to make it known. [ 832.420977] atkbd.c: Unknown key released (translated set 2, code 0x65 on isa0060/serio0). [ 832.420977] atkbd.c: Use 'setkeycodes 65 keycode' to make it known. -- James

Re: Game keys

2008-11-03 Thread James Cameron
On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 07:45:07PM +1100, James Cameron wrote: Some scancodes have no mapping to keycodes in the kernel on debxo, yet they have a mapping on the OLPC OS build. Because the mapping has not gone upstream yet. On OLPC OS build 757, loadkeys is run by /etc/init.d/olpc-configure

Re: Game keys

2008-11-03 Thread James Cameron
On Mon, Nov 03, 2008 at 04:28:15AM -0500, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote: On Mon, 2008-11-03 at 19:45 +1100, James Cameron wrote: [many poignant words] Poignant? That's a new one. ;-) If you'll allow me to barge in on this conversation for but a moment... https://bugzilla.redhat.com

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