Re: [Server-devel] notes on scaling ejabberd for the XO's

2009-03-17 Thread Michael Stone
On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 06:30:17PM -0400, Daniel Drake wrote: 2009/3/15 Martin Langhoff Client code for Gadget seems to be integrated in the Telepathy new Sugar present on the SoaS images. The server side -- the proper gadget code -- isn't on any XS, and I haven't

[Server-devel] Mass olpc-update via XS?

2009-02-18 Thread Michael Stone
Dear XS folks, Daniel Drake, currently in Paraguay, wants to try implementing the procedure described in via XSen (using DNS to redirect the XOs' theft-deterrence protocol requests to the local XS.) However, after briefly

Re: [Server-devel] xs-otp: one time passwords for the XS

2008-10-26 Thread Michael Stone
On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 04:46:17PM +0100, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 7:33 PM, Michael Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Do the XS installation instructions offer any guidance on prohibiting booting with init=/bin/bash, booting from external media, or simply removing the XS hard

Re: [Server-devel] Ubuntu XS

2008-08-17 Thread Michael Stone
On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 07:41:13AM +1000, Pia Waugh wrote: There are a few interesting feature requests I've had from local trials, including the ability to only allow an XS to talk to approved XOs, to avoid strangers parking outside a school with an XO and interacting with children (worst case

Re: [Server-devel] A simple signed bundle/directory trust scheme for the XS

2008-08-11 Thread Michael Stone
Martin, Thanks for your note. Unfortunately, it left me with more questions than with answers. Some questions include: * What use cases are you trying to support? * What threats obstruct supporting those use cases? * What trust structure are you trying to create and how does it

Re: [Server-devel] Testing EduBlog

2008-08-02 Thread Michael Stone
On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 04:42:58PM -0400, Greg Smith wrote: Scott and Michael raised the question of why we didn't build it as a .xo only project with no need for server. I explained the constraints of time and image in Uruguay and they understood that. There were less convinced that it should

Re: [Server-devel] Testing EduBlog

2008-08-02 Thread Michael Stone
On Sat, Aug 02, 2008 at 12:45:24PM -0700, Carol Lerche wrote: Michael, how did you envision publishing a blog on the Internet without the use of a server? The kids are using the write activity to compose their posts. I'm confused by your comment. Carol, I'm sorry I confused you. I envisioned

Re: [Server-devel] [PATCH] Touch a .transfer_complete to mark completion, minor cleanups

2008-06-16 Thread Michael Stone
On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 06:20:02PM -0400, Martin Langhoff wrote: Note: this is a work in progress. Naturally. Back to your question: we tack on a transfer_complete flag file in a 2nd rsync transmission that is conditional on the first one succeeding. A better solution is to wrap rsync at

Re: [Server-devel] XO-XS backups

2008-05-15 Thread Michael Stone
On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 03:23:18PM +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote: At this stage, I am slowly hacking on My plan so far is to Where can I find your code? Thanks, Michael ___ Server-devel mailing list

Re: [Server-devel] Collaboration between schools

2008-04-23 Thread Michael Stone
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 06:28:57PM -0400, John Watlington wrote: I learned more about the network built by the MED in Peru for their schools. Each school is in its own VLAN, and cannot route to the other schools, only to the Internet and to MED servers. Pardon my ignorance, but what are

[Server-devel] Synchronizing xs-0.3 and xo-??? --- backups

2008-04-21 Thread Michael Stone
Martin, Based on feedback from Peru, Mexico, and Nepal, the restoration from disaster-recovery backups XO/XS coordination feature has been steadily rising in priority. I also notice that Backups is your first line-item on the XS-0.3 roadmap. My large question is: what changes need to be made to