Re: [Server-devel] Drupal on OLPC? (Martin Langhoff)

2008-03-20 Thread Sameer Verma
have Spring break next week, so I'll spend some time on it. Three major constraints are power and connectivity and school size. Server specs, network topology etc. are items that will support that constraint space. I'll post something on the talk page in a few days. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer

Re: [Server-devel] noob needs Poodle, Moodle, Drupal mentoring

2008-04-19 Thread Sameer Verma
/appliances/directory/581 Install Moodle or Pootle or Drupal on it and you will be good to go. Most tar files need to be unzipped into the www subdirectory on the desktop and that's it! I'll claim that pizza when I am in Austin the next time :-) Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate

Re: [Server-devel] solar Re: Extreme Linux Server Available to North America

2008-05-04 Thread Sameer Verma
put it up on the wiki. 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/ If OLPC (also very price conscious :-)) does come across a specific

[Server-devel] hardware for servers

2008-06-28 Thread Sameer Verma
board, a hard drive and one or two low-power standard PCI boards. More info on Soekris at http://www.soekris.com/ 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: [Server-devel] Time for another Server-Devel Meeting IRC or Skype?

2008-08-05 Thread Sameer Verma
Gobby for the same purpose at its Ubuntu Dev Summit meetings. http://gobby.0x539.de/trac/ apt-get install gobby in Debian/Ubuntu works. The only major requirement is that someone will have to initiate a Gobby session at a public IP. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor

Re: [Server-devel] Reschedule XS meeting for Friday Aug 15 - or 10 PM Aug 14 EST ---- was (Re: not up for Friday meeting about the XS)

2008-08-09 Thread Sameer Verma
/iaxcomm/) is a simple IAX2 client. On Ubuntu its current, but I haven't found any active RPMs. IAX routes quite nicely as compared to SIP. I'd be interested in seeing a sugarized iaxcomm on the XO. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State

Re: [Server-devel] VoIP

2008-08-11 Thread Sameer Verma
...sounds...like...this) which is now handled satisfactorily in Asterisk for IAX-based systems. 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: [Server-devel] Ubuntu XS

2008-08-17 Thread Sameer Verma
be curious to see what it would take to get the XS on a Ubuntu or Debian base. 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

Re: [Server-devel] physical security issue

2008-10-07 Thread Sameer Verma
. Sameer wad On Oct 7, 2008, at 10:47 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: As if discussions on this list aren't lively enough, here's another issue to look at. While I was in Jamaica, I met with several people who work with their school districts, and many pointed out that if a server was to stay

[Server-devel] stability of XS 0.5

2008-12-17 Thread Sameer Verma
Given that we still have issues cropping up with XS 0.5, are we still going to call it stable? 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: [Server-devel] rsync on xs-dev

2009-02-12 Thread Sameer Verma
help those who have limited bandwidth. Sameer wad On Feb 12, 2009, at 6:53 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: Does xs-dev.laptop.org support rsync? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http

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

2009-02-13 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 3:38 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

2009-02-27 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 4:36 AM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: 2009/2/26 Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com: Grab the 0.5.2-dev01 iso from http://xs-dev.laptop.org/xs/other/  - @online@ should now

Re: [Server-devel] Serving 400+ students w/ a single central XS - ejabberd nightmare?

2009-03-09 Thread Sameer Verma
or routerboard) at the school that talks to APs on one end via a switch, and does tunneling back to XS in a central location? That way you would have a fairly dumb tunnel unit at school (literally plug-and-play) and XS management back at your central shop. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D

Re: [Server-devel] Serving 400+ students w/ a single central XS - ejabberd nightmare?

2009-03-10 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 6:14 AM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: 2009/3/10 Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org: Have you tried loading a different firmware on these, dd-wrt? No, but there are regulatory issues there and we won't be using them in the schools...only used them because it was

Re: [Server-devel] Almost-released: XS-0.5.2 -

2009-03-11 Thread Sameer Verma
this time around! None of the failure with yum, etc. Will test some more and write back. 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] slim PC

2009-03-15 Thread Sameer Verma
I haven't looked at the specs closely, but someone at our meeting today brought this up. http://www.amazon.com/fit-PC-Slim-Linux/dp/tech-data/B001L18ED2/ref=de_a_smtd Any ideas? Has anyone tried it as as school server? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems

Re: [Server-devel] Almost-released: XS-0.5.2 -

2009-03-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 10:02 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 2:45 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 7:46 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Installs correctly on my Fujitsu P2120 laptop this time around! None

Re: [Server-devel] Almost-released: XS-0.5.2 -

2009-03-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 11:46 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 7:16 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Looks like a winner! Yay! And that was on your 586 laptop right? Yes. - How much RAM? 384MB. Didn't get a chance to see usage. - Did

Re: [Server-devel] slim PC

2009-03-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Mar 14, 2009 at 11:05 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I haven't looked at the specs closely, but someone at our meeting today brought this up. http://www.amazon.com/fit-PC-Slim-Linux/dp/tech-data/B001L18ED2/ref=de_a_smtd Any ideas? Has anyone tried it as as school server

[Server-devel] mkusbinstall link broken?

2009-03-19 Thread Sameer Verma
http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=projects/xs-livecd;a=blob;f=util/mkusbinstall;hb=HEAD on http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Installing_Software#Optional:_Using_a_USB_key.2Fdisk_for_installation leads to a blank page. Suggestions? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall link broken?

2009-03-22 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 7:37 AM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: The OLPC web-based git interface was changed, due to security holes in the previous one.   Unfortunately, links into it still haven't been changed. On Mar 20, 2009, at 1:17 AM, Sameer Verma wrote: http

Re: [Server-devel] Regarding school servers initial connection

2009-03-22 Thread Sameer Verma
Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel What's the purpose of this file transfer and messaging? Can you provide a little background? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall link broken?

2009-03-23 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 12:39 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I've got Squid running and one AA (prototype) and two XOs. The server pulls in 8 watts at the adapter (110V-12V). Works fine! Nice! I see

[Server-devel] admin on moodle

2009-05-15 Thread Sameer Verma
I am able to get a XO to register and become a student. It logs in seamlessly. Who gets to be admin on the moodle instance on XS? 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

Re: [Server-devel] admin on moodle

2009-05-16 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 2:39 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, May 16, 2009 at 7:04 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: I am able to get a XO to register and become a student. It logs in seamlessly. Who gets to be admin on the moodle instance on XS? You're

[Server-devel] DNS strangeness on 0.5.2

2009-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
to http://130.212.24.20 which is verma.sfsu.edu's IP. Any ideas on what's broken? Where should I begin to look? 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: [Server-devel] DNS strangeness on 0.5.2

2009-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 6:04 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Sun, 2009-05-17 at 12:42 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: We have a server with XS -0.5.2 on it, yum updated as of yesterday. When I plug it into my home network, which talks to a WRT54G+dd-wrt over Ethernet, it works fine. When

Re: [Server-devel] DNS strangeness on 0.5.2

2009-05-17 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: 2009/5/17 Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu: Campus network: When I use the XS on a segment of our campus network, it gets a public IP from our campus dhcp server (130.212.xxx) but I don't see any SFSU DNS servers in cat /etc

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall link broken?

2009-06-10 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 12:37 AM, John Watlingtonw...@laptop.org wrote: The OLPC web-based git interface was changed, due to security holes in the previous one.   Unfortunately, links into it still haven't been changed. On Mar 20, 2009, at 1:17 AM, Sameer Verma wrote: http

Re: [Server-devel] New XS-0.6d2

2009-06-10 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Jun 8, 2009 at 3:00 AM, Martin Langhoffmartin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 1:55 AM, tkk...@nurturingasia.com wrote: BTW is the XS already a ejabber server by default? When I type ejabberdctl status I get this message: Node ejabb...@schoolserver is started. Status:

Re: [Server-devel] [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

[Server-devel] 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

Re: [Server-devel] Server configuration for static IP instead of DHCP

2009-06-15 Thread Sameer Verma
On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 8:24 AM, tkk...@nurturingasia.com wrote: I tried your config - thanks. No luck. I get a fixed IP of 192.168.1.230 and could ping 192.168.1.1, etc and even the designated public IP of my router given by my ISP. However I can't ping any external network outside. Have

[Server-devel] a sample moodle course

2009-07-01 Thread Sameer Verma
Does anyone have a sample moodle course for say literacy or math that can be used as an example on the school server? 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

[Server-devel] logging performance

2009-07-15 Thread Sameer Verma
seconds or so. Suggestions? -- 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-devel

[Server-devel] /library partition

2009-07-16 Thread Sameer Verma
Any documentation on what lives in /library and how to make it 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

Re: [Server-devel] /library partition

2009-07-17 Thread Sameer Verma
? Yes, will create a page and add the items. 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/ ___ Server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] /library partition

2009-07-18 Thread Sameer Verma
soon. 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/ ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel

[Server-devel] testing XS-on-XO

2009-07-18 Thread Sameer Verma
Just added some notes from a test we did today at OLPC-SF's meeting. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS-on-XO Will add more notes as we go. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information Systems San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 94132 USA http

Re: [Server-devel] /library partition

2009-07-19 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 8:42 PM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: On Jul 16, 2009, at 4:40 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: Any documentation on what lives in /library and how to make it useful? The idea behind /library was that the school server needed someplace to place large collections

Re: [Server-devel] testing XS-on-XO

2009-07-19 Thread Sameer Verma
-Cards-Case-of-2/3406148/product.html How can you tell the type of card? It says so on the card. The ones I have seem to be sucks and sucks even more models :-/ Even with a class 6, I wonder how much of a difference it will make. Writing to SD cards is slow. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma

Re: [Server-devel] Newbie problems

2009-07-21 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/ 2009/7/22 Anna ascho...@gmail.com On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 4:25 PM, Varun Arora futuregeni...@gmail.comwrote: I

Re: [Server-devel] Newbie problems

2009-07-22 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 5:29 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.comwrote: On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 11:25 PM, Varun Arorafuturegeni...@gmail.com wrote: Hey XS Dev team, Hey Varun! I am a ICT consultant working in the South Pacific Islands. Sorry if you guys are tired of reading

Re: [Server-devel] ejabberd and DNS hurdles (was Re: moodle howto?)

2009-07-22 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Joshua N Pritikin jpriti...@pobox.comwrote: On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 02:24:05PM +0200, Martin Langhoff wrote: Then I think around the time you looked at the instructions the DNS configuration steps were all messed up. Daniel Drake just did a major cleanup

Re: [Server-devel] the first user is admin moodle policy

2009-07-25 Thread Sameer Verma
to do seamless login. Do this via the Control Panel | Software Update 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: [Server-devel] the first user is admin moodle policy

2009-07-26 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 4:37 AM, Joshua N Pritikin jpriti...@pobox.comwrote: On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 09:41:43PM -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: Make sure you update your Browse version to 102. This version has all the bits needed to do seamless login. Do this via the Control Panel | Software

[Server-devel] Fwd: Simple Digital Library Index System

2009-07-27 Thread Sameer Verma
___ Devel mailing list de...@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/devel How does this compare to the Moodle approach? Can't we do the same in Moodle although in the case of Moodle, one has to create courses and do so manually. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D

[Server-devel] stress testing schoolservers...

2009-08-26 Thread Sameer Verma
was wondering if anyone on the school server list has any input in terms of stress testing, what to test, etc. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Center for Business Solutions San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://cbs.sfsu.edu

Re: [Server-devel] [Sugar-devel] video-chat9

2009-09-04 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 12:26 PM, Rafael Enrique Ortiz Guerrerodir...@gmail.com wrote: Would be nice to have a log. Rafael Ortiz Which log and where do I look? Sameer ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [Server-devel] RACHEL, another developing world server project, would like to have a discussion with XS

2009-09-22 Thread Sameer Verma
we can work together. For starters, a gentleman at laptop.org named Adam Holt said that there is a Professor Sameer Verma I might want to meet at some point. Professor Verma, would you or anybody else on this list like to talk at some point? Thanks! Dennis Nguyen Worldpossible.org

[Server-devel] another distro?

2009-10-09 Thread Sameer Verma
Now that we have XS 0.6 in the Stable, I'll raise the issue once more. Are we at a point in development where we can reassess the issue of basing the XS on other distros such as Debian stable or Ubuntu LTS? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director

Re: [Server-devel] XS on Netbook

2009-10-19 Thread Sameer Verma
netbooks. This thing has a 933 MHz Crusoe processor, with 384 MB RAM. It doesn't complain for small set of XOs. Now that you've brought it up, I will try a netbook as well. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Center for Business Solutions San

[Server-devel] XO 1.5 to XS-onXO1 behavior

2009-12-18 Thread Sameer Verma
on it in the Neighborhood view) the association happens, but the XO1.5 gets 169.254.xxx.xxx address, and beyond that the network is unusable. Thought I'd pass that along. Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Center for Business Solutions San

Re: [Server-devel] We need: examples of XS hardware in use --

2010-01-13 Thread Sameer Verma
, but isn't being used much due to other issues (lack of tech expertise in the field). We'll know more about the behavior of these once Ben (cc'd) has had a run of tests on these machines later this month. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Center

Re: [Server-devel] XS on Mac Mini

2010-03-03 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 6:01 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Mar 3, 2010 at 12:48 AM, rihowa...@gmail.com rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: I performed a code review of the XS source in preparation for porting.  I have to dig out my notes and compose an email to Martin  

[Server-devel] SoaS Blueberry compatibility

2010-03-12 Thread Sameer Verma
Are there any major gotchas in using SoaS Blueberry with XS 0.6 ? I need a Sugar environment that I can project via VGA for tomorrow's OLPC-SF meet, so I'm planning on using SoaS Blueberry on my Thinkpad and make it talk to my XS via an Access Point. Others will have XO-1. sameer -- Dr. Sameer

Re: [Server-devel] SoaS Blueberry compatibility

2010-03-12 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Are there any major gotchas in using SoaS Blueberry with XS 0.6 ? Should be ok. Hamilton Chua knows most about this. Basic activities (ie

Re: [Server-devel] SoaS Blueberry compatibility

2010-03-13 Thread Sameer Verma
the jabber.sugarlabs.org pointer for XMPP and replace it with schoolserver.olpcsf.org (our test server) and then registration worked. Haven't bothered with backup and restore as yet. Sameer On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 5:44 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Are there any major gotchas in using SoaS Blueberry

[Server-devel] GNOME hesitance build 112

2010-03-14 Thread Sameer Verma
Apps in GNOME on build 112 (most noticeable in FF) hesitate every 30 seconds or so. Its as if the keyboard/mouse pipeline backs up, clears in about 3 seconds or so, and then works for the next 30 seconds. I can keep typing, but the screen won't echo the characters for that three second window,

[Server-devel] hiphop for PHP

2010-03-18 Thread Sameer Verma
, their log files are at 25TB a day!) cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Campus Business Solutions San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://cbs.sfsu.edu/ http://is.sfsu.edu/ ___ Server

[Server-devel] mkusbinstall

2010-04-28 Thread Sameer Verma
: No such file or directory Any workarounds? cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Campus Business Solutions San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ http://cbs.sfsu.edu/ http://is.sfsu.edu

[Server-devel] Pathagar

2010-07-12 Thread Sameer Verma
on PHP along with all the good bits for backup, etc. it would be nice if Pathagar were written in PHP. Current incarnation requires Python and Django. Very neat idea, nevertheless. Has anyone else played with this? cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems

[Server-devel] XS on XO 1.5

2010-07-14 Thread Sameer Verma
Has anyone tried this? I try booting the current image, but it fails in OFW. Cannot open boot device. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Campus Business Solutions San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Server-devel] XS on XO 1.5

2010-07-14 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 7:40 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 19:05 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 6:35 PM, Jerry Vonau jvo...@shaw.ca wrote: On Wed, 2010-07-14 at 18:25 -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: Has anyone tried this? I try booting the current

Re: [Server-devel] Journal and Google

2010-07-18 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 8:35 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 5:04 AM, Tabitha Roder tabi...@tabitha.net.nz wrote: Has anyone tried backing up the Journal to Google docs? Is there an API to write to GDocs? Maybe they do WebDAV? After a quick google

[Server-devel] deployments using Moodle

2010-08-25 Thread Sameer Verma
:-) Any pointers would be great. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Campus Business Solutions San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ http://cbs.sfsu.edu/ http://is.sfsu.edu

[Server-devel] automount external HD

2010-10-13 Thread Sameer Verma
I am using XS-on -XO1 version 0.6. I want to use an external USB hard drive and mount it as /library at boot time. I have added a line in /etc/fstab /dev/sda1 /libraryext3 defaults 0 0 However, this won't mount at boot time. I have to unplug and replug the drive to mount it, and then

Re: [Server-devel] automount external HD

2010-10-14 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 11:19 PM, James Cameron qu...@laptop.org wrote: On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 10:15:55PM -0700, Sameer Verma wrote: I want to use an external USB hard drive and mount it as /library at boot time. I have added a line in /etc/fstab /dev/sda1   /library    ext3   defaults   0

Re: [Server-devel] automount external HD

2010-10-16 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 1:15 AM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Any ideas? I think you can configure usbmount to make a special case of your external disk. Note that you'll have to copy all the data from

Re: [Server-devel] XS on XO Setup as Contingency for Main Power Outage

2010-12-20 Thread Sameer Verma
project successfully (http://file.status.net/i/identica/sameerverma-20101215T220215-6bczm4g.jpeg), so we should start seeing his documents, tests and results on the wiki sometime soon. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Campus Business

Re: [Server-devel] One server NIC - using Sugar on Linux, not OLPCs

2011-01-01 Thread Sameer Verma
@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel For testing purposes, you can use a crossover Ethernet cable between the IBM laptop and the XS, thereby removing any ambiguities with the AP for now. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information

Re: [Server-devel] Administrative login for political reasons

2011-01-20 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 6:01 PM, Anna ascho...@gmail.com wrote: I think enough time has passed that I can write this up in case anyone else runs into this situation.  Back when I was tussling with a school IT guy, he demanded administrative access to the XSs.  Err, you do realize there is no

[Server-devel] Picostation APs

2011-01-20 Thread Sameer Verma
Any useful feedback/criticisms on the Ubiquiti Picostation units being used in the Samoa deployment? http://www.ubnt.com/picostation We are debating between these and WRT54GL units for Jamaica. cheers, Sameer ___ Server-devel mailing list

Re: [Server-devel] Picostation APs

2011-01-21 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 2:16 AM, Tom Parker t...@carrott.org wrote: On Thu, 2011-01-20 at 19:26 -0800, Sameer Verma wrote: Any useful feedback/criticisms on the Ubiquiti Picostation units being used in the Samoa deployment? http://www.ubnt.com/picostation We are debating between

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

2011-01-27 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com 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. And then chewing, slowly, awkwardly. Good things have come out of the hard work

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

2011-01-27 Thread Sameer Verma
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:08 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: Sorry about the delayed response (school is back in session), but can I assume that XS 0.7 will run on a XO 1.5? Definitely on the wishlist

Re: [Server-devel] Recommended tropical island XS hardware

2011-02-04 Thread Sameer Verma
requirements and your environment and see how your XS performs. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director, Campus Business Solutions San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://opensource.sfsu.edu/ http://cbs.sfsu.edu/ http://is.sfsu.edu

[Server-devel] callhome script

2011-03-08 Thread Sameer Verma
Found the callhome script on the XS (0.6). Has anyone used it in the field? Is it documented/recommended? I'm looking at it as an alternative to setting up a openvpn tunnel from an XS to a public IP someplace. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems

[Server-devel] XS wishlist

2011-05-27 Thread Sameer Verma
Came across this via Twitter: http://asingh.com.np/blog/olpc-xs-my-wishlist/ Here is a copy and paste for archival purposes: Sameer --- elow is a list of changes that I wish to have in the OLPC XS (some of which comes from our own list of customization): Porting XS to

Re: [Server-devel] XS wishlist

2011-05-31 Thread Sameer Verma
scripts to test the functioning/correctness of Moodle, and jmeter scripts for load, but we don't have a suite for complete testing of the entire XS. I'll upload the scripts once I'm done with grading for this semester :-) cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information

Re: [Server-devel] e: Regarding my OLPC XS Wishlist (Abhishek Singh)

2011-06-07 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 3:40 AM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jun 6, 2011 at 12:30 PM, TONY ANDERSON tony_ander...@usa.net wrote: Meanwhile I have posted my version of the wish list as a wiki page: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/School_Server_Wish_List Ntoe that

Re: [Server-devel] [Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] Sugar Server project initiation announce

2011-06-11 Thread Sameer Verma
) setting up offline servers to serve Khan videos in an offline format. I hope to speak with him next week to see if we can collaborate/merge any of the efforts. Choice is good. Fragmentation, not so much. cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems Director

Re: [Server-devel] OLPC Australia XS concerns

2011-06-11 Thread Sameer Verma
On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Brian, that doesn't sound pretty. Who did you receive the server from? What deployment are you part of? The server -- can boot from USB or from a CD? Perhaps you can boot from a linux live CD or live USB to

[Server-devel] XS load testing docs

2011-06-15 Thread Sameer Verma
XS load testing docs including a brief howto are now up on https://dev.laptop.org/git/users/sverma/xsloadtesting/ available via git. Details of the work are available at http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Load_Testing cheers, Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Information Systems

[Server-devel] locking the SD card

2011-06-23 Thread Sameer Verma
I discovered something interesting. I was running the XS-on-XO image on a XO-1. The writes tend to slow things down, so I moved the /library partition onto an external USB drive. I figured, if I lock the SD card, the OS will be forced to act as read only on the card, but that's not the case. Even

[Server-devel] any experience with micromax mmx352g

2011-07-02 Thread Sameer Verma
Does anyone have any experience with a USB-stick based 3g unit made by MicroMax. micromax mmx352g We are looking to use this in India, either directly on an XO or on the XS. Wanted to ping the lists before I go digging. It hasn't been plug-and-play thus far. cheers, Sameer

[Server-devel] pathagar trouble

2011-07-11 Thread Sameer Verma
So, I've been messing with running Pathagar. It runs fine as a stanalone 127.0.0.1 django app. Next, I moved to mod_wsgi. This is where I keep running into : TemplateSyntaxError: Caught ImportError while rendering: No module named pathagar.books After looking at a bunch of docs, it seems like

[Server-devel] XS on the XO 1.5

2011-08-15 Thread Sameer Verma
I was thinking (once again) about the possibility of running XS on a XO 1.5. On the XO-1 the built-in radio runs in the 802.11s mesh mode and serves out IPs via DHCP. Given that the 1.5 does not do 802.11s mesh, can't the radio instead simply work in adhoc mode and serve the same purpose? I am not

Re: [Server-devel] copying from the /library partition

2011-09-29 Thread Sameer Verma
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 12:02 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu wrote: We are making an archival copy of the /library on one of our school servers. du -hc | grep total on the /library/users directory shows 4.7GB

[Server-devel] using a USB modem for Internet access

2011-10-08 Thread Sameer Verma
deal. Anything else I should concern myself with? Any gotchas? cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] [Dextrose] Regarding my OLPC XS Wishlist

2011-11-18 Thread Sameer Verma
of the ejabberd runtime. cheers, m Marin, The load tests we did on XS were by loading Moodle. Those wouldn't account for any load on ejabberd though, right? As I recall, somewhere on the wiki are scripts that load test xmpp, but cannot find it right now. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor

[Server-devel] openVPN on the XS

2012-01-31 Thread Sameer Verma
also got a suggestion to look into IPv6 tunnels (http://www.sixxs.net/tools/ayiya/). 1) Is anyone else using something like this or similar? 2) Is there a different approach to doing the same? I can put up the instructions on the wiki in a bit. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor

Re: [Server-devel] Who wrote http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Install_Server?

2012-02-04 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 1:34 PM, Tim Moody timmo...@sympatico.ca wrote: George, et. al., When I think about how to improve the XS installation process it seems to me that separating the linux install from the XS packages is a good idea. Ideally you would install the latest distro (probably of

Re: [Server-devel] New XS release very soon

2012-02-07 Thread Sameer Verma
On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Daniel Drake d...@laptop.org wrote: Hi, To avoid leaving the other threads dangling: I have been working on a new XS release in collaboration with the Zamora Teran Foundation (http://www.fundacionzt.org/). The underlying goal here is to move the XS to a new

Re: [Server-devel] New XS release very soon

2012-02-08 Thread Sameer Verma
other boxes. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http://olpcsf.org/ ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http

Re: [Server-devel] XS-0.7 ready for early testing

2012-02-10 Thread Sameer Verma
list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel We might run a testing session at OLPC SF tomorrow. Any specific testing methodology we should follow? cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http

[Server-devel] initial notes on 0.7

2012-02-11 Thread Sameer Verma
restarting X (gives some dcon freeze message) periodically. On a XO 1.5 build 852, it runs ok. Restarting problem was on three different XO 1.5s. cheers, Sameer -- Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Professor, Information Systems San Francisco State University http://verma.sfsu.edu/ http://commons.sfsu.edu/ http

Re: [Server-devel] initial notes on 0.7

2012-02-11 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 4:10 PM, rihowa...@gmail.com rihowa...@gmail.com wrote: 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

Re: [Server-devel] initial notes on 0.7

2012-02-12 Thread Sameer Verma
On Sat, Feb 11, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Sameer Verma sve...@sfsu.edu 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

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