Re: SW Dev meeting minutes, 6/26/07

2007-06-26 Thread Richard A. Smith
Kim Quirk wrote: * Mitch warned that the suspend resume issues may still require EC change. No may. This is an absolute. HOST-WLAN wakeup is broken if you press game keys for the wakeup. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Reformat your USB disk prior to upgrades please.

2007-08-02 Thread Richard A. Smith
. We apologize. Its a short term solution until we get _real_ activation which is a Trial-3 feature. Thanks. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: radio off guarantee?

2007-09-18 Thread Richard A. Smith
. There is a reset WLAN command which will strobe the reset line for 1ms. I can add enable/disable reset commands if 1 and 2 are not viable. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: MP Build... FYI

2007-11-03 Thread Richard A. Smith
from the .tw testing team. Gary and I will be headed to CSMC at 8pm Changshu time to look a the results of the 24 hour DCON test. I'll report back the results and then the team can make the call on going with 624 or trying to push for 625. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per

Re: MP Build... FYI

2007-11-03 Thread Richard A. Smith
out of the rack, update the kernel and then re-add it back into the testing. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: OLPC News 2007-12-30

2007-12-30 Thread Richard A. Smith
. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: q2d08A firmware anywhere?

2008-01-13 Thread Richard A. Smith
of control. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: q2d08A firmware anywhere?

2008-01-13 Thread Richard A. Smith
from the EC. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: power management experiences with joyride-1572

2008-01-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
. The safe way to schedule a future wake up will be to use a EC timer. The framework for this exists but I don't have the kernel facing EC command plumbed yet. This timer will allow you to schedule a wakeup with about 10ms resolution up to 24 days in the future. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: firmware q2d10

2008-01-27 Thread Richard A. Smith
in the past) and the machine finally froze, after 15 min I power cycled it. The system firmware doesn't really have much to do with networking so I'm confused if it actually made a difference. Was the firmware the only thing you changed? -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: OLPC News 2008-01-26

2008-01-27 Thread Richard A. Smith
temp continues to drop regardless of what the XO is doing. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Update.1 690 poweroffs?

2008-01-28 Thread Richard A. Smith
Then restart syslogd. That log file is really chatty so it will grow fast. you will want to watch it and trim it down on a regular basis. When it powers off again please send that to me. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: EC Problem

2008-01-28 Thread Richard A. Smith
Jameson Chema Quinn wrote: \ Running joyride 1551 and q2d07, I was running a bunch of apps with backlight off, it went to sleep on me, I tried to wake it up and got a BSOD-like message about EC problem. Yeah. Thats a known problem with all firmware q2d08a. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL

q2d10a test firmware

2008-01-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
it into a q2d11 release. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: olpc-logbat data collector(s)?

2008-02-03 Thread Richard A. Smith
in the middle of them. Those are easier to process and help show exactly what our current battery life is. Thanks for helping to collect this info. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [Community-news] OLPC News (2008-02-09)

2008-02-10 Thread Richard A. Smith
is closed, since a closed laptop has a -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: mouse unstable on rc2

2008-02-11 Thread Richard A. Smith
it by going back and forth it has not held up. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: mouse unstable on rc2

2008-02-12 Thread Richard A. Smith
crazy then there have been a couple of different reports on the community-support list of fixing a jumpy mouse by using moisturizing lotion on the hands. So if you can get a repeatable jumpy mouse I'd love to hear if that really does fix it. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per

Re: Alternative power/recharging source?

2008-02-22 Thread Richard A. Smith
Ed Montgomery wrote: hours...using gravity! :-) (Consider the XO using about 2 watts...) Where did you see that the XO uses only 2 Watts? Thats only when suspended. Suspended: 2W Running: 5-7W Charging the battery: 16W -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Alternative power/recharging source?

2008-02-22 Thread Richard A. Smith
Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote: On Fri, 22 Feb 2008, Richard A. Smith wrote: Where did you see that the XO uses only 2 Watts? Thats only when suspended. Suspended: 2W Running: 5-7W Charging the battery: 16W Doesn't it only use 2W-ish when it's in monochrome, screen refresh-only mode

Re: Alternative power/recharging source?

2008-02-22 Thread Richard A. Smith
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: no, in that mode it's down around .2W-ish I think in color, screen only mode it's ~1w Again whats your source for this info? Because its news to me. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing

Re: Alternative power/recharging source?

2008-02-22 Thread Richard A. Smith
may pages you flip. We do not yet have any metrics for what that will work out to be. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Alternative power/recharging source?

2008-02-25 Thread Richard A. Smith
-- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Testing 200 XO's in two weeks time for Nepal's pilot

2008-03-03 Thread Richard A. Smith
-logbat and watch the numbers or send them to me and we can analyze any issues. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: State of the update.1

2008-03-06 Thread Richard A. Smith
is slow. * trac #6245: boot even if firmware needs update (smithbone working on this) I've got the patch in some test builds. Works in secure mode but has problems when the machine is unlocked. Should not be a problem to have it fixed in time for Update.1. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: State of the update.1

2008-03-06 Thread Richard A. Smith
with what appears to be the correct manual boot commands. Kernel panics with no init. So I'm missing a detail somewhere. I'm headed off-line for the next 3 days. When I'm back on Sunday I'll patch up olpc.fth to work like secure-mode. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: State of the update.1

2008-03-13 Thread Richard A. Smith
C. Scott Ananian wrote: * trac #6245: boot even if firmware needs update (smithbone working on this) Fixed in q2d14. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: permanently changing keyboard layout for forth

2008-03-17 Thread Richard A. Smith
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 your results were? -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Building kernel on non-Fedora systems

2008-03-20 Thread Richard A. Smith
to /boot and update the /boot/vmlinuz symlink or update olpc.fth. /boot is not really /boot . :) /boot is really '/versions/boot/current/boot'. you must put your kernel there or it won't be used. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Mini-Conference Proposal: Suspend/Resume speed

2008-03-23 Thread Richard A. Smith
implementation that not the final product just makes it harder. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Line In Not Responding

2008-04-02 Thread Richard A. Smith
the input. There is a 2nd unused Mic input on pin 22 which is routed out to TP 87. You can try shorting the signal from C35 to TP 87 (or short pin 21 and 22) and then tweak your ALSA setup to use Mic2 rather than Mic1. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Battery life estimation considered impossible?

2008-04-17 Thread Richard A. Smith
draw should allow you to figure that out. It just needs a few extra options for setting a faster sample rate, telling ohm not to suspend, and then present some sort of workload that makes the power draw fairly constant. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: [PATCH] support battery-charge-state-dependent battery frame icon

2008-04-17 Thread Richard A. Smith
and shutoff is imminent. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Activation problems

2008-04-28 Thread Richard A. Smith
. Any suggestions ? Try a developer key. Then boot and go look at the file system and verify your lease file is correct and valid. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Battery Life Estimation: First try

2008-05-02 Thread Richard A. Smith
getting errors ranging from 66% to 1% The script is available at: http://dev.laptop.org/~rsmith/olpc-bat_ttl -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Battery Life Estimation: First try

2008-05-02 Thread Richard A. Smith
to be zero as well. I don't have any XO's with me though so I can't test. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: [Its.an.education.project] Sugar on the EEE PC

2008-05-13 Thread Richard A. Smith
in sleep mode (and other low power non-wlan modes) is to put the WLAN into reset rather than just removing the firmware. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view -- followup

2008-05-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
to) the OF V2 bootloader/BIOS. I prefer to use the term system firmware because BIOS refers to a legacy product class. OpenFirmware's capabilities are so far above a legacy BIOS product you can't even put them on the same scale. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view

2008-05-17 Thread Richard A. Smith
capturing video at that moment. 2) The LED is broke 3) They somehow discovered a (software) way to capture without the LED. Something we tried hard to prevent. The moment he starts the recorder program you will see the LED light but in later shots its not lit. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL

Re: Has joyride/faster auto-build process broken?

2008-05-17 Thread Richard A. Smith
for the increased diskspace to finish the parity building stage. The builds had exhaused all the disk space (again) causing other services problems. So the builds were moved. CScott was working on it. I'm not sure if its supposed to be working yet. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per

Re: Microsoft

2008-05-19 Thread Richard A. Smith
of consumer HD video recorders are starting to come out that use Class 6 SDHC media as the recording medium. So short term this might cause the price to spike before volumes catch up. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel

Re: XO-2

2008-05-23 Thread Richard A. Smith
but the people who have the resources to setup shops to do it in mass are the same people who will do it regardless of how fancy were are. Trying to reach that level of theft deterrent is a losing battle and just not needed. All it would really do is frustrate the repair centers. -- Richard Smith

Re: comment on touchpad problems

2008-05-23 Thread Richard A. Smith
because you have to increase the humidity yet not cross into the condensing range. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

q2d16 built

2008-05-28 Thread Richard A. Smith
- ensure indexed-I/O is disabled during early interaction. Thanks. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: New joyride build 1998

2008-05-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
client service check the security state * Fix memtest on secure machines * trac 7114 - ensure indexed-I/O is disabled during early interaction. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: [PATCH] libertas: add sysfs hooks to update boot2 and persistent firmware

2008-06-03 Thread Richard A. Smith
that we have a copy of the boot2 code somewhere. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: what about having network connections inhibit sleep?

2008-06-05 Thread Richard A. Smith
machines, but I'm not sure what with. When the laptop suspends the power LED blinks. Is your power LED solid or blinking? -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: Connector spec for XO power connector

2008-06-11 Thread Richard A. Smith
I'll see if I can get him to send me his data. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Add sysfs interface to enable/disable wakeup events

2008-06-17 Thread Richard A. Smith
fuzzy on the details. It was a while ago. During the 1835[ab] saga I did a few things like this but they ended up causing regressions so I backed them out. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Is my NAND dead?

2008-06-23 Thread Richard A. Smith
a 2 gig USB disk or SD card and try to save off the image. for USB: save-nand u:\filename for SD: save-nand sd:\filename Then you can try to reinstall via a secure-update or by copy-nand. If that block continues to fail then we can try to mark it bad manually. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL

Re: Is my NAND dead?

2008-06-24 Thread Richard A. Smith
it will probably require some Mitch Bradly time if not one of the known bugs. Should I open a trac issuse about the OpenFirmware pagefault? Can you duplicate it? If you can rerun the fixbbt and have it fail then I'm sure Mitch would like to fix it. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One

Re: Jumpy touch pad observation

2008-07-10 Thread Richard A. Smith
/module/psmouse/parameters/tpdebug Then use the mouse jumpy for a while and send me, dilinger, or deepak the log file for us to look at. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: low power actions?

2008-07-11 Thread Richard A. Smith
% dropping 15%. If the battery voltage depletes further to a level where cell damage will occur it turns the system off. Other than that I don't think anything else changes. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing

Re: Code name for 9.1.0

2008-07-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
Greg Smith wrote: Ideas so far. Please vote or propose a new one: Freire mango Papert I'm +1 for mango. I think naming after fruits plays well with calling our user environment sugar. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

q2e11 firmware for 8.1.2 ECO

2008-07-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
the screen. In the movie mode, mirror image the display and automatically adjust the brighness according to the ambient conditions. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: Code name for 9.1.0

2008-07-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: i have to say, though, that one of the best decisions ubuntu ever made was to have alphabetically ordered codenames. i'm Heh. I never noticed. Why do you think the alphabetical ordering is so special? -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: Code name for 9.1.0

2008-07-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
you don't have to say eight dot one dot two all the time. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Info on Deployed XOs

2008-07-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
to the mfgdata server. So we have a sort of mapping. Glad you reminded me. Thats on my list to get quanta to change. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: Touch pad

2008-07-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
what you think you installed. Always a good check. I've installed the wrong .rpm a few times. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Touch pad

2008-07-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
anywhere. It shows you info on your current running kernel. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Joyride and microphone

2008-07-21 Thread Richard A. Smith
with the tab key to see the mic record level. In playback the mic control is not the microphone record control its the analog mixer control which is the level of mic input thats routed back the the speaker output. Muted and zero is the proper setting for that control. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL

Re: electricity table (Google Docs)

2008-07-22 Thread Richard A. Smith
do. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Definition of Stable Enough To Release for 8.2.0

2008-07-23 Thread Richard A. Smith
see if our new driver is better we may have to just wait until its out in the wild in the next release or sign a kernel update with the backported driver. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Definition of Stable Enough To Release for 8.2.0

2008-07-23 Thread Richard A. Smith
Gary C Martin wrote: Pushing the back to devel@ Hi Richard, On 23 Jul 2008, at 23:37, Richard A. Smith wrote: These 2 are going to be really hard to quantify in hard yes or no terms. We can't reproduce the problem with any regularity. Without a repeatable method of causing the various

Re: electricity table (Google Docs)

2008-07-27 Thread Richard A. Smith
setting up my own testing and verifying. The magic constants may have been adjusted for a battery thats really 87% without updating the comments to match. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: CIS solar charging-correct list?

2008-07-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
your output voltage is below the turn on threshold of the laptop. You need 11V before the DC/DC converter will start. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: Spare Screens

2008-07-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
Chris Barrett wrote: me in the direction of acquiring a new screen for one of my G1G1 XOs. The old one's ribbon cable has stripped and now is unserviceable, naturally this is a predicament as I can't easily fix the ribbon cable How did you strip the cable? -- Richard Smith [EMAIL

Re: suspend oddities

2008-07-30 Thread Richard A. Smith
. Turn on your ps2 debugging and verify that indeed you do not get key events. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: suspend oddities

2008-07-30 Thread Richard A. Smith
of the traditional meanings include the XO's ebook behavior. You need to test with my latest firmware. I fixed some spurious SCI that were causing bogus wakeups. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: suspend on 'idle'

2008-08-07 Thread Richard A. Smith
to use the cpuidle subsystem + hints from apps to manage this but theres still a lot of work do me done here. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: inhibiting suspend via dbus

2008-08-11 Thread Richard A. Smith
cases that will be sharing a connection to a solar panel or from a battery bank and you need to be save as much as possible all the time. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

New system firmware to test

2008-08-14 Thread Richard A. Smith
EEPROM dumps. * Improved behavior of SCI's. Many unneeded SCI's removed from wakeup sequence. * Fix a race in the Auto Power up after a reflash. * Fix OLPC trac 7880 - fixed glitches in NAND partition support. * Fix OLPC trac 7867 -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: New system firmware to test

2008-08-14 Thread Richard A. Smith
behavior. I purposefully do it this way. Sorry that I neglected to include my instructions for first timers. You either need to rm /versions/boot/current/boot/bootfw.zip or remove the external power while you boot. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: New system firmware to test

2008-08-14 Thread Richard A. Smith
Joel Stanley wrote: On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Richard A. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: People who enjoy testing firmware please do so. My touchpad was unusable. B3, 703. If I was lucky, I could get the cursor to move ~5cm every minute (most of the time it didn't move). I tried

q2e13 released

2008-08-14 Thread Richard A. Smith
get similar results. OFW uses advanced mode rather than mouse mode but it should work fine for checking if the pad is working at all. Thanks. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: q2e13 released

2008-08-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
Joel Stanley wrote: On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 12:45 PM, Richard A. Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've had 2 reports from my q20117 dev build that after upgrade the touchpad quit working. I upgraded to joyride-2302 and the touchpad now works fine. In both last nights testing (when

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

2008-08-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
as a blocker because there are far more reports of goodness vs badness. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Q2E13, joyride-2302, 8.1 (708) and touchpad, first impressions

2008-08-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
because mouse mode is half the data rate. I'm profiling the EC stuff right now. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: A-board

2008-08-18 Thread Richard A. Smith
. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

New Test firmware.

2008-08-19 Thread Richard A. Smith
I have a new test firmware up for all you brave firmware testers. Last time I didn't give it enough soak time before rolling a q2e13 and had to brown bag it. So I'd appreciate testing across a bunch of different builds. http://dev.laptop.org/~rsmith/q20158.rom Thanks. -- Richard Smith

Weekend 2008/8/22

2008-08-22 Thread Richard A. Smith
of the weekend. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

q2e15 released

2008-08-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
Q2e15 is up. If you are running current joyride(s) and doing auto-suspend/resume you need to upgrade. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Firmware_q2e15 -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Power-on to GUI in 20 seconds

2008-08-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: Power-on to GUI in 20 seconds

2008-08-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
Martin Dengler wrote: Could SD/USB key space be used instead of NAND? Yes. But then you have to ship one of those devices. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: Power-on to GUI in 20 seconds

2008-08-29 Thread Richard A. Smith
to remount the filesystem rw since it can only be ro while coming out of the hibernated image. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: upgrading firmware ( Re: q2e15 released )

2008-09-01 Thread Richard A. Smith
S Page wrote: == Three latest firmwares == 1)Richard A. Smith wrote: Q2e15 is up. If you are running current joyride(s) and doing auto-suspend/resume you need to upgrade. This is the latest release, but largely untested and not signed. 2) http://wiki.laptop.org/go

Re: Short circuting USB port?

2008-09-08 Thread Richard A. Smith
monitoring script, if I recall correctly. 'olpc-pwr-log' Its in all new builds See here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/LX_Power_Measurements#olpc-pwr-log -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: 8.1.3 release candidate

2008-09-10 Thread Richard A. Smith
C. Scott Ananian wrote: I have published build 714, the first (and hopefully only!) release candidate for the 8.1.3 point release, at: http://download.laptop.org/xo-1/os/candidate/714/ Do not install this or any thing else with newer ( q2e12) firmware on a B2 or it will brick. -- Richard

Re: Recovery connector?

2008-09-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
with an MP rather than try the long path to recovery. Do you even have the correct adapter with a 65Mhz oscillator on it and a 5 pin cable? Really the time for B2's is _way_ past. Let it rest in peace. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

Re: XO power consumption under 8.2-759

2008-09-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
is greatly reduced. This could be the reason. I will repeat my measurements to confirm. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: XO power consumption under 8.2-759

2008-09-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
level field was removed when we merged with upstream. I thought I updated the wiki page for that but perhaps that was its predecessor olpc-logbat. I'll update the wiki. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list

Re: Recovery connector?

2008-09-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
will replace B2's with MP's for developers. Replacing 23 units will take a bit of time and planning but we really do want to retire the B2s. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: XO power consumption under 8.2-759

2008-09-16 Thread Richard A. Smith
Richard A. Smith wrote: My measurements were taken with the CPU off across long periods so that activity was minimal. (I spent an entire Sunday taking them as I did other chores). With the CPU off the fluctuation of the power draw is greatly reduced. This could be the reason. I

Re: Major power concern

2008-10-03 Thread Richard A. Smith
will track the over all power used accurately regardless of the delay time. Smaller delays are good if you want to try and catch some peaks. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: [Techteam] Major power concern

2008-10-03 Thread Richard A. Smith
. If the Wh readings kicked out by the process-pwr_log.py are similar then the time can be increased. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: New joyride build 2506 - q2e19

2008-10-05 Thread Richard A. Smith
this % so that its a sane 0% - 100% is on my list of changes for 9.1 -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: OFW trackpad test woes

2008-10-05 Thread Richard A. Smith
all the retrofits involve a good bit of mechanical hacking. We should have new pre-build machines with the new plastics at 1cc in the near future and can see how well it works in practice. I'm not saying it works until I see it but thats what we were striving for. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL

The great battery experiment

2008-10-15 Thread Richard A. Smith
xset: xset -dpms 8) Mail the logs or any questions you have to [EMAIL PROTECTED] or find me on IRC in the devel room. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: 9.1 Proposal: Power.

2008-10-24 Thread Richard A. Smith
to the lowest setting and then put the cpu to sleep. Any deviation from that will use more juice. If you wake up the CPU to do something you have taken a large step backwards. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child ___ Devel

9.1 Proposal: Power Management (Power++)

2008-10-27 Thread Richard A. Smith
to make it happen so that it plays well with the rest of the world. IMHO to get where we need to go we will always have to carry some custom hacks to the USB stack that are outside the standards but perhaps I'll be pleasantly surprised. -- Richard Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] One Laptop Per Child

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