joyride, ship.1 etc.

2007-12-04 Thread Sameer Verma
Can someone point me to a document that explains what the flow is with respect to these branches (these are branches I presume) and what will be shipped on the G1G1 machines, Ceibal project, etc.? Thanks, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco

Re: OLPC News 2007-12-01

2007-12-05 Thread Sameer Verma
is for making rotated prong design, but will something like this address the spacing issue? http://www.amazon.com/Ziotek-Power-Strip-Liberator/dp/B0009K98BS/ref=pd_bbs_3?ie=UTF8s=electronicsqid=1196926216sr=8-3 Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco

Re: Help wanted: video demo!

2007-12-11 Thread Sameer Verma
like there are a couple of Ogg Theora versions of the Elephant's Dream at http://files.akl.lt/video/Elephants%20Dream/. Encoded in Stereo at 512x288 (52MB) and 1024x576 (161MB). What rate/size would be appropriate for the XO? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information

Re: How can the XO be made accessible to blind

2008-01-02 Thread Sameer Verma
colleagues need to immensely magnify images, diagrams, and figures in order to see them). From my XO, Hogg Three solutions: [snipped] Specific instructions for the three (actually four) solutions are at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Remote_display Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D

Re: WDS problems observed in today's testing

2008-03-01 Thread Sameer Verma
Javier Cardona wrote: Kim, Michail, The conclusion to all of this is that we should not use WRT54G in deployments, regardless of whether mesh is used or not (in fact, if we *only* use mesh we don't have this problem as the AP ignores mesh multicast traffic now). The WRT54G will forward

Re: Airlink 101

2008-04-18 Thread Sameer Verma
wahida mansouri wrote: Is the Airlink 101 which is used to test 802.11s supported by OLPC ? Can you provide a link for the product in question? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http

Re: Adding mpeg playback

2008-04-18 Thread Sameer Verma
it to theora. They asked me how could they do it on Windows. I said I was not sure such a converter existed for Windows. On Linux, I use ffmpeg2theora or just ffmpeg. VLC on Windows should be able to do this (note: I haven't verified this myself). Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D

Re: What about Sugar? (Was: Mtg with Nicholas at 3pm on Thursday)

2008-04-19 Thread Sameer Verma
John Watlington wrote: On Apr 18, 2008, at 2:27 PM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 5:48 PM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Apr 18, 2008, at 6:24 AM, Tomeu Vizoso wrote: On Fri, Apr 18, 2008 at 8:04 AM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Re: What about Sugar? (Was: Mtg with Nicholas at 3pm on Thursday)

2008-04-19 Thread Sameer Verma
Edward Cherlin wrote: On Sat, Apr 19, 2008 at 10:10 AM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry for jumping in the middle of this thread, but I is the consideration for different SoC types based on being able to run Windows at some point in time? What if Gen2 has an architecture

Re: Walter leaving and shift to XP.

2008-04-22 Thread Sameer Verma
AOL and Compuserve? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: Walter leaving and shift to XP.

2008-04-23 Thread Sameer Verma
and service to the project and in attempting to further its goal. I hope we can sustain it beyond this glitch. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Olpc-open] jumpy cursor problem and sugar issue

2008-04-27 Thread Sameer Verma
Steve Holton wrote: Do you have a way to accurately measure relative humidity? I saw pretty severe trackpad issues on one of my XO's on a single day and haven't seen a re-occurrence yet. At the time, it looked clearly related to static fields. On the other hand, I have seen (and fixed) a

Re: A small present. (PenTablet-support installation script for 656/703)

2008-05-03 Thread Sameer Verma
@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel Hi Michael, I ran your script without a hitch, but I am unable to see it work in Paint. Which activity will support its use? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco

Re: Sugar on the EEE PC

2008-05-10 Thread Sameer Verma
. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: [sugar] Microsoft

2008-05-16 Thread Sameer Verma
@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel Its nothing like what I see at http://laptop.org/vision/mission/ Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

[Fwd: [OLPC-SF] Configuring the XO for the Framebuffer console]

2008-05-16 Thread Sameer Verma
Forwarding this from the OLPC-SF list. Some of you may find this useful. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ---BeginMessage--- I finally

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view

2008-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
Albert Cahalan wrote: Robert Myers writes: The folks that are buying them, Ministries of Education, governments, charities all have their own agendas. They do not necessarily line up with the agendas of our real customers - children and educators, or our own. If we have to give them some

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view

2008-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
expressing this as anecdotal observation but there is good statistical research on this. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ It is well recognised

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view

2008-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
would be very disappointed if Sugar goes away. However, there are many cases where that isn't the priority. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view

2008-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
Albert Cahalan wrote: On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 2:24 AM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Albert Cahalan wrote: Watch the video. XP boots fast, What does a fast boot up have to do with the overall usability and productivity of a system? You can always show a boot

Re: XP on OLPC - a contrarian view

2008-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
Richard A. Smith wrote: Sameer Verma wrote: The other thing that was strange was that when he captures video, the camera light did not come on. Isn't the camera wired in series with the LED? If that's the case then the LED should be on...or the video was edited post production

Re: Reminder: Tuesday Release Wednesday Software Meetings -- 2:00 PM EDT, #olpc-meeting on irc.freenode.org

2008-07-08 Thread Sameer Verma
? :-) Ubuntu uses Gobby for its UDS (Ubuntu Developer Summit) meetings and it works quite well. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu

Re: Reminder: Tuesday Release Wednesday Software Meetings -- 2:00 PM EDT, #olpc-meeting on irc.freenode.org

2008-07-08 Thread Sameer Verma
/Participate Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: Reminder: Tuesday Release Wednesday Software Meetings -- 2:00 PM EDT, #olpc-meeting on irc.freenode.org

2008-07-08 Thread Sameer Verma
/gobby-0.4.5-linux.png Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: Tuesday Release Meeting - Notes

2008-07-10 Thread Sameer Verma
-- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ * Better user feedback from the field? David Cavallo wants to talk to us about what the learning team is up

Re: Tuesday Release Meeting - Notes

2008-07-10 Thread Sameer Verma
with a consistent methodology (or a combination of methodologies) for gathering such feedback, we will have strong referential basis for comparing implementations across different countries. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State

Re: Definition of Stable Enough To Release for 8.2.0

2008-07-23 Thread Sameer Verma
a composite score. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

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

2008-08-11 Thread Sameer Verma
version 2 and it needs to update to 5. After proceeding to update, it would continue to loop. Reboots don't fix it. I'm on 2263. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: Request: Jabber server for developers

2008-08-25 Thread Sameer Verma
the barrier to entry for running servers. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ The best first step (IMO) would be to recruit for the Infrastructure-Gang

Re: Speech to Text Support in OLPC

2008-09-13 Thread Sameer Verma
because they couldn't read or to write a reply by dictating it to someone. Or, imagine speaking into the XO and seeing the letters appear as you speak and being able to recognize the shape and form of basic and commonly words. Speech to text would be awesome! Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D

Re: [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-20 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 5:33 PM, Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What are your criteria? Are you ranking things by supportability and size? If so Ruler is a no-brainer. It's 20kb and is unlikely to break easily. On the other hand SimCity is hard to make drastic changes and still be

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-20 Thread Sameer Verma
of support. They are learning-centric collections, but presumably, those G1G1 purchasers who are interested in other pursuits will run Fedora/GNOME or XP. That makes sense. Do we have any data on G1G1 favorites? Sameer -walter On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:30 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-21 Thread Sameer Verma
are for each activity. Feel free to add your own. Score them on a scale of 1 to 10. Each score gets weighted and you'll see totals at the bottom. Sort for the totals in Descending order and skim off the top 10. There you have it. Multi-criteria decision-making made simple. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-21 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 1:59 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sep 21, 2008, at 11:12 AM, Sameer Verma wrote: On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Walter Bender [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In fact

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-21 Thread Sameer Verma
pulled out a few items that came to me. Ideally, the Sugar team should be making this list. Good definitions of these terms noted in the spreadsheet will reduce ambiguity. Agreed. Like a good data dictionary. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San

suspend resume strangeness...

2008-09-21 Thread Sameer Verma
-- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-21 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 6:54 PM, Walter Bender [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 4:41 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 3:06 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sameer thanks for making the spreadsheet world editable By the way how

Re: no color in the Neighborhood

2008-09-21 Thread Sameer Verma
://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel From the screenshot it looks like you have a space or some character in the search box. The neighborhood screen is trying to match APs with that character and is greying out all that don't match. Clear the search box and they should all reappear. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-25 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Walter Bender [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In fact, there is a great deal of data from the field in the form

Re: [sugar] [Grassroots-l] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-25 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 12:04 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 6:00 PM, Seth Woodworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, Sep 20, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Walter Bender [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote

Re: [sugar] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-25 Thread Sameer Verma
] http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/sugar The numbers are just fillers. They don't mean anything. The idea is for you guys to fill in numbers based on a metric and not because its popular on the list. Feel free to edit as needed. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Re: [sugar] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-25 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 2:37 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW, the spreadsheet is at http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=p_Xhb6KcXLyEViA50CnCaDghl=en So by that metric, Terminal is the best activity

Re: [sugar] G1G1 Pre-installed Activities Request for Help Testing

2008-09-25 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 5:31 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At Thu, 25 Sep 2008 14:37:09 -0500, Sameer Verma wrote: On Thu, Sep 25, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Yoshiki Ohshima [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: BTW, the spreadsheet is at http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key

Re: Greg Smith's Weekly Report

2008-09-30 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 5:41 AM, Greg Smith [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi All, Here's my weekly report for week ending 9/26. *** Status against last week goals: 1 - Hound engineers to close all 8.2.0 blockers (see http://dev.laptop.org/report/28) and get a firm date for

GentooXO

2008-10-05 Thread Sameer Verma
Had to happen sooner or later. Gentoo for the XO. http://www.gentooxo.org/ Its a Stage 4 build, so don't worry. You won't have to actually compile/build it on your XO ;-) cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San

Re: GentooXO

2008-10-06 Thread Sameer Verma
today. -- Sameer BTW, I am working on a debian-live cd. So I guess I am none the better :-S Guy On Sun, Oct 5, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Had to happen sooner or later. Gentoo for the XO. http://www.gentooxo.org/ Its a Stage 4 build, so don't worry. You won't

Re: POPEYE open source project

2008-10-06 Thread Sameer Verma
@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel This is the project (I think)...http://www.ist-popeye.eu/ Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Server-devel] physical security issue

2008-10-08 Thread Sameer Verma
. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ On Oct 7, 2008, at 11:25 PM, Walter Bender wrote: Clarification: the XO is not the laptop I am proposing for the server. Wad

Re: OLPC Sugar-Fedora OS name

2008-10-08 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Carlos Nazareno [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hey all! Quick question: What's the official name/branding of the OS that ships with the OLPC? It's not Sugar as that's the GUI, and neither is it Fedora 9 anymore as it's been forked. Can we clarify this as I find

Re: [Server-devel] physical security issue

2008-10-10 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 2:59 PM, Pia Waugh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi all, quote who=John Watlington We currently do not recommend that an AA be used in schools. Scalability with AAs is a problem, due to problems with the mesh protocols. Hence my comment about likely needing an

Re: using synergy

2008-10-10 Thread Sameer Verma
info slip: http://wiki.laptop.org/images/0/03/Infocard.pdf Minimoo cards: http://www.moo.com/products/minicards.php cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: VideoChat is working now - hooray!

2008-10-12 Thread Sameer Verma
Hicks ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel Hi Pia, Does this still require a jabber server, or will it work over the mesh? cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information

Fwd: [vox] Tux Paint code_swarm'd

2008-10-21 Thread Sameer Verma
This is interesting. Bill Kendrick ran code_swarm against CVS logs of TuxPaint. Wonder what code_swarm of Sugar will look like... Code Swarm: http://vis.cs.ucdavis.edu/~ogawa/codeswarm/ Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University

MPP with two XOs and a pppd via GPRS

2008-11-07 Thread Sameer Verma
and finally settles at mesh 1 (same as the MPP XO#1) but does not say XO Mesh. XO#2 says Simple mesh and fails to get online via XO#1. Adding the nameserver t0 XO#2 does not help. Any pointers? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State

Re: G1G1-2008 US machines delivered with 8.1 build 708, not with 8.2 build 767

2008-11-19 Thread Sameer Verma
. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ On 11/19/08 9:41 PM, Ton van Overbeek [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Received my 2 XOs ordered last Monday today. I was surprised

Re: x11vnc and vncviewer for classroom

2008-11-23 Thread Sameer Verma
/Ask_OLPC_a_Question_about_the_Network#XO_and_PXE.2FEtherboot I remember talking to Oliver Grawert (copied here) of Ubuntu/LTSP fame at the first (and only) UbuntuLive and he said he had an XO in the mix of things that ran LTSP terminals. How he was doing this wasn't clear though. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate

Re: Yay!, Bee, See (ABC) software

2008-11-24 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Ben Wiley Sittler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: yeah, i added a 1200x900 version with more agressive JPEG compression which looks good both in color mode and in monochrome mode and is only 4 MiB or so: http://xent.com/~bsittler/yay-bee-see-olpc.zip hosted

Re: Fedora 10 on XO

2008-12-05 Thread Sameer Verma
computer and 2) given that Windows has a large market share, G1G1'ers are Windows users. The problem is to assess the needs of G1G1 users and *then* try to fit GNOME, XFCE etc. all within the constraints mentioned above. IMO starting with the supply side will be problematic. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma

Re: [Server-devel] stability of XS 0.5

2008-12-18 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 3:42 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 4:48 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Given that we still have issues cropping up with XS 0.5, are we still going to call it stable? It's great news that you care about this. Do

What keeps me going...

2009-01-12 Thread Sameer Verma
of it. OLPC-SF will meet on Jan 17, 2009 and celebrate our first anniversary (http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_SanFranciscoBayArea) cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: HTML-based/Browser apps (was Re: anti-cheating)

2009-01-12 Thread Sameer Verma
of the coolest things I've seen in a long time!!! This is definitely going down in the SVG examples section for my class in Spring. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: AMD to stop working on Geodes (Carlos Nazareno)

2009-01-27 Thread Sameer Verma
to the Geode! cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http

booting from ext2 formatted SD card

2009-02-08 Thread Sameer Verma
Is it possible to boot an XO from an SD card with an Ext2 filesystem? This is an XO with a dev key. I've followed instructions from http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ubuntu_On_OLPC_XO but it sits at the OFW prompt saying Unrecognized program format Any pointers would be great. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer

Re: booting from ext2 formatted SD card

2009-02-08 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 12:29 AM, da...@lang.hm wrote: On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Sameer Verma wrote: Is it possible to boot an XO from an SD card with an Ext2 filesystem? This is an XO with a dev key. I've followed instructions from http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ubuntu_On_OLPC_XO but it sits at the OFW

Re: booting from ext2 formatted SD card

2009-02-08 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 11:37 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 12:29 AM, da...@lang.hm wrote: On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Sameer Verma wrote: Is it possible to boot an XO from an SD card with an Ext2 filesystem? This is an XO with a dev key. I've followed instructions

Re: booting from ext2 formatted SD card

2009-02-09 Thread Sameer Verma
, Sameer Verma wrote: Is it possible to boot an XO from an SD card with an Ext2 filesystem? This is an XO with a dev key. I've followed instructions from http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ubuntu_On_OLPC_XO but it sits at the OFW prompt saying Unrecognized program format Any pointers would be great. Sameer

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1 RC - Last round of testing...

2009-02-11 Thread Sameer Verma
RAM. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Server-devel mailing list server-de...@lists.laptop.org

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1 RC - Last round of testing...

2009-02-11 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:42 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: was with eth0 not showing up. It looks like I am the victim of the dreaded Realtek 8139 bug. It worked in XS 0.4 but in 0.5.1 it refuses

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1 RC - Last round of testing...

2009-02-12 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 8:42 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: was with eth0 not showing up. It looks like I am the victim

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1 RC - Last round of testing...

2009-02-13 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 2:56 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 8:30 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I've circumvented the realtek 8139 problem by appending irqpoll in grub.conf That seems to work, although I have to bring up eth0 manually

Re: [Server-devel] XS 0.5.1 RC - Last round of testing...

2009-02-13 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Fri, 2009-02-13 at 10:19 -0800, Sameer Verma wrote: On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 2:57 AM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Thu, 2009-02-12 at 23:30 -0800, Sameer Verma wrote: On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Sameer Verma

Re: [Server-devel] Please test - XS-0.5.2-dev01

2009-03-02 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Mar 1, 2009 at 3:46 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: dev02 is at 291 M while dev01 is at 547 M. Is it all there? Do you have checksums? dev02 is there now. And also at http

Re: [Server-devel] Wireless Cards in the School Server

2009-03-09 Thread Sameer Verma
haven't tried it, but its worth a shot. Can you report back and tell us if it worked? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu

Re: Announcing GuruFest: Come hear from OLPC experts, kicking off this Friday with Mel Chua

2009-03-10 Thread Sameer Verma
. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Active Antennas...

2009-03-15 Thread Sameer Verma
What's the status on the moratorium on active antennas? Can we request these for small deployments (40) ? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu

Re: Active Antennas...

2009-03-16 Thread Sameer Verma
. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ On Mar 16, 2009, at 12:01 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote

Re: Active Antennas...

2009-03-17 Thread Sameer Verma
___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel We'll go ahead and do this anyway so that the deployment is visible on the contrib. projects list. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San

Re: Active Antennas...

2009-03-17 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 9:01 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: What's the status on the moratorium on active antennas? Can we request these for small deployments (40) ? it's ok to request them

Re: [support-gang] you volunteers are nuts :)

2009-03-17 Thread Sameer Verma
a Asterisk server set up, so let me know if I can help. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel

mesh only

2009-03-23 Thread Sameer Verma
. They don't want the children accidentally (or curiously) clicking on an open AP icon and getting online. Another local school that has 22 XOs has expressed the same concern. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San

format for lessons/content

2009-03-25 Thread Sameer Verma
up with OSBC. Thought I'd pass this along for comments. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu

I hear you

2009-03-29 Thread Sameer Verma
, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: What`s going on with OLPC WIKI home page ?

2009-04-10 Thread Sameer Verma
be locked? cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: Debugging booting problems with F9 on SD card...

2009-04-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 2:41 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 11:08 AM, Peter Robinson pbrobin...@gmail.com wrote: What would it take to move the next XS Server release to either F10 or F11 as F9 will be EOL as soon as F11 comes out in a month or so

Re: plz test Build 802 + Firmware Q2E41 = Candidate Release 8.2.1

2009-05-01 Thread Sameer Verma
, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: [support-gang] 2PM EDT Friday: BRIEF Contributors Program Mtg (#olpc-meeting)

2009-05-01 Thread Sameer Verma
Congratulations! Finally, something productive :-) Just kidding. Post some pics. Make him pose with an XO! I couldn't make it to the meeting either...faculty meetings :-( Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA

Re: [Server-devel] RIT XS Teacher Reporting Project

2009-05-04 Thread Sameer Verma
this. Derail? What changes at OLPC would derail the Moodle integration? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu

dumping datastore to another filesystem

2009-05-12 Thread Sameer Verma
Is there a script that will dump all objects from the sugar datastore to another filesystem (FAT or ext2)? Dragging and dropping objects one at a time from the journal onto the USB icon is painfully slow. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San

Re: [Sugar-devel] dumping datastore to another filesystem

2009-05-13 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 9:52 PM, torello tore...@torosoft.com wrote: Sameer Verma ha scritto: Is there a script that will dump all objects from the sugar datastore to another filesystem (FAT or ext2)? Dragging and dropping objects one at a time from the journal onto the USB icon is painfully

error uploading to wiki

2009-05-13 Thread Sameer Verma
I'm seeing an error on the wiki while uploading an image (png). Error creating thumbnail: Invalid thumbnail parameters Not sure where to post this, so here it is. does this have any thing to do with imagemagick? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San

Re: error uploading to wiki

2009-05-14 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, May 13, 2009 at 12:18 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I'm seeing an error on the wiki while uploading an image (png). Error creating thumbnail: Invalid thumbnail parameters Here's the problematic link. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Image:SFSU_ISAD_mindmap.png any ideas? Sameer

Re: [Sugar-devel] dumping datastore to another filesystem

2009-05-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 5:14 AM, Carol Farlow Lerche c...@msbit.com wrote: Martin, the last disk we bought, a few days ago, was $100 and half a terabyte.  I understand that you are trying to fit the XS into the preexisting XO hardware, but realistically it is unlikely to be a configuration a

Re: [Sugar-devel] dumping datastore to another filesystem

2009-05-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 5:54 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 2:41 PM, Carol Farlow Lerche c...@msbit.com wrote: Since you grant my premise, the corollary is that it wouldn't hurt to have mono installed.  See here about the mono footprint on disk and

Re: [Sugar-devel] Sharing to Groups

2009-05-19 Thread Sameer Verma
to Sugar/OLPC) but I'd rather use something more relevant. If we can set up courses on a central site, that would be great. That way, I can backup on the site and restore on the XS and go from there. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State

Re: Videos of XO 1.5 in Taipei

2009-06-02 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 5:08 AM, Bastien bastiengue...@googlemail.com wrote: Or maybe olpc.tv can send its videos to our contact at Dailymotion? They can encode it in ogg and make them available for kids at:  http://olpc.dailymotion.com Don't hesitate. +1 for sure! Sameer

hyperactivity...

2009-06-08 Thread Sameer Verma
, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org

Re: [OT] Test run of 2009/05/25 image

2009-06-11 Thread Sameer Verma
daughter), how about giving *them* a platform and asking *them* to create what they think will be their future? That way, it will be current! Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu

Re: Development of XO-1.5 software release started

2009-06-12 Thread Sameer Verma
definitely like to get our hands on a test board! Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ ___ Devel mailing

Re: [IAEP] Fwd: An interesting project I stumbled across

2009-06-12 Thread Sameer Verma
http://lists.sugarlabs.org/listinfo/iaep +1 Some similar approaches: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Sneakernet and http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Motoman Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http

Meshnode product...

2009-06-15 Thread Sameer Verma
I came across MeshNode while looking for stuff on IEEE 802.11s. Interesting coincidence that it is colored white and green :-) http://www.80211s.org/ which led to http://saxnet.de/index.php/englisch/home.html Thought I'd pass this along. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate

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