Re: Jabber client activity

2008-12-21 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Mildred, Chat is a jabber client. Also other people have gajim and or pidgin running okay and no problem with saving configuration. /Robert H. On Dec 21, 2008, at 2:49 PM, Mildred Ki'Lya wrote: Hello everyone, I'm new here, and I came interested in the OLPC project because it's a

Re: Jabber client activity

2008-12-21 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Mildred, In the Control Panel, select Network and then in the Mesh server field put the server name. /Robert H. On Dec 21, 2008, at 4:56 PM, Mildred Ki'Lya wrote: rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: Mildred, Chat is a jabber client. Also other people have gajim and or pidgin running okay

Re: XOs with no sound

2008-12-30 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
I have seen this problem when the alsamixer settings have become messed up. Seems like there are one or 2 processes that occasionally write to the alsamixer config file. You can alter the settings by running the graphical program /usr/bin/ alsamixer from the terminal. There is also a

Re: OLPC upgrades

2009-01-30 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Those software gauges tell you what ever 'version of the truth' the author wants to tell you and make you feel happy about your device. To perform power measurements reliably you need to instrument with a good quality physical voltmeter and ammeter. On Jan 30, 2009, at 8:31 AM,

Re: [Testing] Wireless test results

2009-02-16 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
I find 767, with either q2e18 or q2e24, connecting to a WPA AP succeeds 100% of the time for me using a Linksys WRT54g L. With OFW q2e32 I have seen the network connection die. Seems like the stack is dead. I assume it is the marvell driver that is delivered with q2e32. My other XO

Re: New release8.2.1 build 801

2009-02-23 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Release 8.2.1 build 801 fails to connect to my AP (linksys WRT54g L ) . AP Icon starts to pulse then stops. Never connects. Worked fine with build 800 and with build 800 updated with q2e32. On Feb 23, 2009, at 5:38 PM, Build Announcer v2 wrote:

OLPC repository problems causing yum to time out

2009-04-05 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
I was helping an XO user to resolve a problem with yum failing on her system. After trying it on my XO I discovered that the OLPC repositories are not responding. Hence yum errors out with a timeout. I can fix this for he,r but that leaves the problem out there for all the hundreds of

Re: Videos of XO 1.5 in Taipei

2009-06-01 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
!! : ) rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Jun 1, 2009, at 5:06 PM, Charbax wrote: Posted to http://olpc.tv Filming Pixel Qi and more in just a bit.. -- Charbax, Nicolas Charbonnier ___ Devel mailing list Devel

Re: new F11-for-XO1 images available for testing

2009-07-28 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
the same thing with the XO-1. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Jul 26, 2009, at 9:37 PM, Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/7/24 James Cameron qu...@laptop.org: Tested os2 on XO-1 C2. 0. the boot animation seen with 802 was missing, Fixed for next build

Re: new F11-for-XO1 images available for testing

2009-07-28 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
with Martin L.) These devices use a special build of u-boot from Marvell to initiate the boot. Wish I knew how to create drivers for OFW so it could boot from UBIFS. On Jul 28, 2009, at 9:53 PM, Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/7/29 rihowa...@gmail.com rihowa...@gmail.com: Any thoughts on moving

Re: Mentor request for PyDebug Activity

2009-10-14 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
George, I am curious why start on a new activity? The Develop activity is well along and needs bug fixing and updating. A debugger would be a nice addition to it. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Develop http://git.sugarlabs.org/projects/develop rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things

Re: [Sugar-devel] New release of F11 for the XO-1 - Build11

2010-01-10 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
was used as the web browser in gnome now Firefox is being pulled in. Is this an intentional change or a side effect of changing the build system? Midori is general considered to use less resources than Firefox I can turn the radio back on through Net Work Manager in Gnome. rihowa

Re: New release of F11 for the XO-1 - Build11

2010-01-17 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
in Gnome. This is after the radio is turned off in sugar where I cannot then turn it back on. So the work around is to go into gnome and turn the radio back on. I have not tried any Gnome applications that use a camera to see if it now works in Gnome rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best

Re: OLPC hardware: what if there was an SDR modem / chipset?

2010-01-25 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Luke, Looks like you have the incorrect link for the Openbts.org. The correct link is now http://openbts.sourceforge.net/ /Robert H. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Jan 25, 2010, at 7:42 AM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote: dear olpc devel people

Re: B R E A K T H R O U G H -- F11-on-XO1 has working video player

2010-01-27 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free ___ Devel mailing list Devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel

Re: OLPC/Marvell Press Release

2010-05-28 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
You are correct. Android development is Java based. It is based on a subset of Java functionality with the android API built on top of that. If you want a QT based environment look at Meego http://meego.com/developers. On May 28, 2010, at 7:20 AM, Peter Robinson wrote: On Fri, May 28, 2010

Re: [Sugar-devel] New release of F11 for the XO-1 is available for testing - OS13

2010-05-29 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Steve, I just noticed that the http://wiki.laptop.org/go/F11_for_XO-1 page has not been updated with information about and pointing to the OS13 build. Is this intentional? By the way thank you for the builds. Robert H. rihowa...@gmail.com On Mar 27, 2010, at 5:53 AM, Steven M

Re: Flash,Gnash,AIR: which builds to test against?

2010-06-07 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
So what is the status of OS15 build that was posted June 15th in Steve Parrish's directory? On Jun 6, 2010, at 1:56 PM, Paul Fox wrote: carlos wrote: Hi guys! There's a number of different builds up on the OLPC pages right now: * OLPC 802 (Sugar 0.84) * OLPC F11 - OS11 * Paraguay F11

Re: Flash,Gnash,AIR: which builds to test against?

2010-06-07 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Whoops, meant to say posted June 5th, not 15th ... On Jun 6, 2010, at 11:47 PM, rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: So what is the status of OS15 build that was posted June 15th in Steve Parrish's directory? On Jun 6, 2010, at 1:56 PM, Paul Fox wrote: carlos wrote: Hi guys! There's a number

Fwd: [OLPC-SF] OLPC SF Community Summit 2010! Fri, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 24

2010-09-23 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Begin forwarded message: From: OLPCSF Contact cont...@olpcsf.org Date: September 22, 2010 8:38:13 PM PDT To: OLPC SF olpc...@lists.laptop.org Subject: [OLPC-SF] OLPC SF Community Summit 2010! Fri, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 24 What: OLPC SF Community Summit 2010 is a community event that brings

Re: [Server-devel] Observations and question about http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Software_Repositories

2010-09-28 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
at 1:58 AM, rihowa...@gmail.com rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: I am back to working on getting the XS working on one of my ARM systems with a more recent Fedora version. Hi Robert - that's excellent news! Ask on devel@lists.laptop.org -- AIUI, there is work afoot for F13 or F14 on ARM. I don't

Re: spectacular new XO-1.5 disassembly guides

2010-10-09 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
it should mention the type of latching mechanism used and how to manipulate it. Page numbers would be useful as would a document revision identifier rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Oct 8, 2010, at 10:00 PM, Holt wrote: Mafe Mago marife.m...@gmail.com wrote

Re: os351 on XO-1 - Browse memory pressure

2010-11-02 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
helped yum run. I had tried this previously with 10.1.2, but yum would crash even if run with no other applications running. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Nov 2, 2010, at 2:58 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: While testing an olpc-utils rpm, I opened Browse

Re: Build 871

2011-07-03 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Jul 3, 2011, at 5:24 AM, Kevin Gordon wrote: Will do the serial log dumps tomorrow. I still cant connect to the candidates on download.laptop.org. I've tried on many machines from many locations. I can navigate and download from build.laptop.org no problem. Any chance at getting

ARM: new cross-distro@ list

2011-07-18 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
I am forwarding this on behalf of Steve McIntyre steve.mcint...@linaro.org = Hi folks, Many GNU/Linux distributions are doing some ARM porting; this tends to result in work duplication, and there doesn't seem to be a general purpose forum to bring

Re: Technical session suggestions for OLPC SF summit

2011-09-21 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
is not final. We will be setting up the schedule in the next few weeks, so now is the time for suggestions. Bernie was in the area and came to the meeting and indicated he may speak at the Summit. Maybe you could coordinate topics with him? rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life

Re: [Sugar-devel] Potential volunteer offering technical writing

2011-10-06 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
would suggest saving the original books to preserve those editions for people still using older versions of the software. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Oct 6, 2011, at 7:10 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Oct 6, 2011 6:28 PM, Cherry Withers cwith

Re: [Testing] 11.3.0 release candidate 3 (build 882) released

2011-10-21 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Oct 21, 2011, at 11:53 AM, Daniel Drake wrote: XO-1 users: we have identified a bug in the firmware releases shipped during 11.3.0 development and in earlier 11.3.0 release candidates. Affected versions are Q2E46 and Q2E47. You can check which version you are running in the Sugar

Re: [Testing] 11.3.0 release candidate 3 (build 882) released

2011-10-21 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Oct 21, 2011, at 10:32 PM, James Cameron wrote: On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 10:21:20PM -0700, rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: If I download the file from http://dev.laptop.org/pub/firmware/q2e48/q2e48.rom and on an unlocked XO1 use the OFW command flash u:\q2e48.rom I get : Reading u

Re: [Testing] 11.3.0 release candidate 3 (build 882) released

2011-10-21 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Oct 21, 2011, at 10:43 PM, rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: On Oct 21, 2011, at 10:32 PM, James Cameron wrote: On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 10:21:20PM -0700, rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: If I download the file from http://dev.laptop.org/pub/firmware/q2e48/q2e48.rom and on an unlocked XO1

Re: XO-3 competitor?

2011-11-17 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
And here is another article about the Aakash tablet: http://thestatesman.net/index.php?option=com_contentview=articleid=386755catid=35 On Nov 17, 2011, at 7:46 AM, John Watlington wrote: Here was the other article about this tablet that I found interesting:

Re: 11.3.1 b17 XO 1.75 rpmfusion

2011-12-04 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Carlos, rpmfusion is an i386 / x86_64 repository as clearly stated on its home page. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Dec 4, 2011, at 1:17 AM, Carlos Nazareno wrote: okay, this is the one: Error: cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml

Re: 12.1.0 devel build 5 released, for the XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

2012-03-25 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
or gnome. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Mar 24, 2012, at 3:56 PM, Peter Robinson wrote: The We are the Knights who say... NI. release. THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT RELEASE The release is our first combined 12.1.0 / Fedora 17 release, such a small release

Re: [fedora-arm] 12.1.0 devel build 8 released, for the XO-1, XO-1.5 and XO-1.75

2012-04-22 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Apr 21, 2012, at 7:16 AM, Peter Robinson wrote: The I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed, but can you ever just be whelmed? release. THIS IS A DEVELOPMENT RELEASE Some notable details in this release are: * Move back to jffs to XO-1 The

Re: expand fs issue(?)

2012-05-07 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On May 6, 2012, at 11:59 PM, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote: Installed 21009o2.zd in 2 XO-1.75 and on the one the fs failed to expand. fdisk shows that the card is indeed 4GB and OFW warns in red writing that the image is smaller than the device. I saw the exact same behavior with 21009o2.zd.

Browse crashes - os11 running on XO 1.75

2012-05-22 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Browse crashes very easily. For example opening http://html5test.com crashes Browse. (By the way Browse does get a nice score on the test). rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free ___ Devel mailing list Devel

OLPC SF Community Summit 2012! Fri, Oct 19 - Sun, Oct 21

2012-08-06 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
The OLPC-SF volunteers are planning the upcoming OLPC San Francisco Community Summit 2012 in San Francisco, CA, USA. The dates are: Oct 19 (registration and reception) Oct 20 (full day) Oct 21 (full day) The web page will be fully active in a couple of weeks. We will be accepting proposals for

Call For Proposals: OLPC SF Community Summit 2012

2012-08-20 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
OLPC-SF has opened proposal submission for the 2012 Community Summit held in San Francisco, California during the weekend of October 19th-21st. Submission form here: http://olpcsf.org/submit-proposal-2012 Workshops range from topics in Technology to Education to Outreach and are generally in

Re: Epiphany issues XO 1.0 build 20 12.1.0

2012-08-26 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
I can confirm what you are seeing with build 20 12.1.0 and Browse and asking for a developer key. By the way the OFW I have is Q2F12. At least with this version of Browse hml5test.com displays without crashing. On Aug 26, 2012, at 10:49 AM, Kevin Gordon wrote: Noticed something strange in

Re: Firmware issu

2012-08-26 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Aug 26, 2012, at 11:17 AM, Kevin Gordon wrote: Folks I've noticed that on multiple XO 1's with Build 20, 12.1.0 and FW Q2F13 that entering reboot from terminal then tapping on the x key to get into OFW brings up a spurious Lid switch is active - powering off in 8 seconds after the

Re: ARM motherboards

2012-09-12 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Sameer, I see you already found a mention of MPICH2 . Coincidentally was going suggest this coming Saturday as something to demonstrate at OLPC-SF. http://www.mcs.anl.gov/research/projects/mpich2/

Re: error building oob for XO 1.75

2013-04-02 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Apr 2, 2013, at 4:20 AM, Basanta Shrestha wrote: Dear all, After being unsuccessful in installing packages inside fedora arm virtual box , I have now installed fedora 18( as host system , earlier it was fedora 14) and now I am having problem running fedora-arm under virtual box.

Re: [Server-devel] ARM based XS ?

2009-05-16 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
for ARM. What size hard drive do you recommend for the XS? thanks /Robert H On May 16, 2009, at 2:29 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 7:09 AM, rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: Looks like the Marvell OpenRd Client is finally shipping. http:// www.globalscaletechnologies.com/p-21

Re: [Server-devel] logging performance

2009-07-15 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
/SheevaPlug_Real_time_Statistics#Scripts Scroll up on that page to see live graphical output from the scripts. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free On Jul 15, 2009, at 12:23 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: Any suggestions on how to log data on RAM and CPU usage on the XS? I've looked

Re: [Server-devel] XS on Mac Mini

2010-03-02 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
out my notes and compose an email to Martin with some questions and observations. I hope to send the email to Martin this weekend. It is late and time for sleep rihowa...@gmail.com On Mar 2, 2010, at 5:40 PM, John Watlington wrote: It would be interesting to hear what the remaining hurdles

[Server-devel] Fwd: [OLPC-SF] OLPC SF Community Summit 2010! Fri, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 24

2010-09-23 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Begin forwarded message: From: OLPCSF Contact cont...@olpcsf.org Date: September 22, 2010 8:38:13 PM PDT To: OLPC SF olpc...@lists.laptop.org Subject: [OLPC-SF] OLPC SF Community Summit 2010! Fri, Oct 22 - Sun, Oct 24 What: OLPC SF Community Summit 2010 is a community event that brings

[Server-devel] Observations and question about http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Software_Repositories

2010-09-26 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Martin, I am back to working on getting the XS working on one of my ARM systems with a more recent Fedora version. I am planning on using Fedora 12 for ARM. (This is the latest Fedora ARM version I can find). I was looking at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Software_Repositories to see if there

Re: [Server-devel] Observations and question about http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Software_Repositories

2010-09-28 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Sep 28, 2010, at 9:06 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 11:46 AM, rihowa...@gmail.com rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: It would make more sense for me to base this effort on F11 XS code even if it is experimental. This will help find hardware dependencies in the code

Re: [Server-devel] XS-0.7 plans -- your thoughts please...

2011-01-18 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
or CentOS. In fact they may prefer the modern up to date Fedora 14 features. Thanks rihowa...@gmail.com On Jan 18, 2011, at 11:29 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: Ay ay ay! This last 12 months have been frantic, as I've ended up biting off a ton more than common sense would recommend to chew

Re: [Server-devel] XS rebase review

2012-02-07 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Feb 7, 2012, at 2:58 PM, Daniel Drake wrote: Hi Martin, Ready for the next round of reviews for the XS work. I've now performed basic testing of all aspects of the system, so I feel this is ready for merging and wider testing. xs-config: pu branch recreated. Changes since yesterday:

Re: [Server-devel] XS rebase review

2012-02-08 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Feb 8, 2012, at 3:35 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 2:23 AM, rihowa...@gmail.com rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: Which releases of erlang and ejabbered are you using? I unfortunately don't have the version number handy, but this should help: this coming XS release only

Re: [Server-devel] initial notes on 0.7

2012-02-11 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Feb 11, 2012, at 2:17 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: We managed to install XS 0.7 using the CentOS 6.2(minimal) + EPEL + OLPC XS approach. The machine is SolidLogic box (same as the one used in OLPCorps). The installation went well, with minor glitches (notes will be on the wiki). One pattern

Re: [Server-devel] initial notes on 0.7

2012-02-15 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Feb 14, 2012, at 2:05 PM, Daniel Drake wrote: On Sun, Feb 12, 2012 at 2:18 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Problem: XS seems to cause XOv1 computers to repeatedly restart X (brief text messages say something about dcon freeze?) Happening to both XO-1 and XO-1.5 running build 883.

Re: [Server-devel] Looking for new low power server hardware candidate

2012-04-11 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Apr 10, 2012, at 5:04 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:03 AM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: I left my fitpc2 and msi servers in the Philippines, hoping they would be pressed into service in a classroom situation. So now I'm in the market for another toy.

[Server-devel] XS on ARM update.

2012-04-11 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Martin, I have been meaning to email you an update about XS on ARM for a while. I had to take a hiatus from what I was doing with it, but started back on it a while back. I had been experimenting with getting XS components running on ARM. That was with Fedora 13 for ARM. With Fedora 13 for ARM

Re: [Server-devel] XS on ARM update.

2012-04-12 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
Note that currently Puppet relies on some hard coded intel specific code. Oh really? I'm assuming it'd be in the facter code, using lspci and dmidecode to get the facts about hardware I just checked ARM Koji and it looks like puppet is building okay on ARM and passing the tests on ARM.

Re: [Server-devel] [OLPC School Server] Comment: First Learnings about ARM

2012-04-15 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
successfully it could be board incompatibility. I have not been able to find either a Marvell or GlobalScale repository with code for the new design. I assume it will be published at some point in the future. Well need to get back to working on ARM XS stuff. rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things

Re: [Server-devel] XS procurement recommendations (new hardware - Nosy Komba, Madagascar)

2012-04-26 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Apr 18, 2012, at 12:11 PM, John Watlington wrote: Just a quick reminder that we have XO-1.75 production units available for people who want to work on XS on ARM. Just fill out the form at: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Contributors_program/Project_proposal_form and list XS on ARM XO

Re: [Server-devel] School server on ARM related question: Systemd on fc17 doesn't see ethernet dongles or USB sticks

2012-05-19 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On May 19, 2012, at 12:22 PM, George Hunt wrote: Hi all, There are no entries in /var/log/messages or dmesg relating to my test USB stick at /dev/sdb1, even though during the boot process, dracut sees an 8 GB sdb as well as the 132GB hard disk on sda that is the rootfs (so I think the

Re: [Server-devel] ARM on XS -- how can I integrate my work?

2012-06-24 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
, Robert H rihowa...@gmail.com linux - the best things in life are free ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] ARM on XS -- how can I integrate my work?

2012-06-27 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Jun 25, 2012, at 8:27 AM, Daniel Drake wrote: On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 8:14 AM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: I'm not done yet, but I've been making progress on porting XS code to ARM by making modifications to DSD's XS-0.7. Upon his suggestion, I have been basing my work on

Re: [Server-devel] ds-backup

2013-04-17 Thread rihowa...@gmail.com
On Apr 17, 2013, at 3:00 AM, George Hunt wrote: Your analysis conforms with my experience. When I tried to carry mod_python over into FC18, it conflicted with apache. I didn't spend much time thinking about carrying apache along. It is my understanding mod_python was dropped as a