Build 472 - testing
kim.quirk at gmail.com
Sat Jun 30 08:10:52 EDT 2007
It looks like we may need/want to get the latest Marvell firmware and all
known flag day updates into the build on Monday (if possible). At some point
we just have to take the hit and ask everyone to upgrade, laptops and
As you mention, Dan, we need to do this in Cambridge first... so maybe this
should be in Monday's build. I know we have the Marvell firmware (or can get
it). Is there anything outstanding that we are still waiting on to have this
Is there a reason NOT to do this as soon as possible?
On 6/30/07, Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-29 at 21:37 -0400, John (J5) Palmieri wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-06-29 at 11:23 -0400, Kim Quirk wrote:
> > > Test Groups,
> > > Build 472 is available, but the biggest problem is that it doesn't get
> > > on the mesh or infrastructure AP. Some activities are working and
> > > there is more to see in the Journal than the previous build.
> > >
> > > I'm hoping that we can get another build today with the network
> > > problem fixed since that would be important for our 'Release Candidate
> > > 1'. Today's milestone is to get to RC1 which has most of the basic
> > > functionality that was available in 406 builds. If we can get the mesh
> > > connecting again, that would be great!
> > >
> > > Test release notes: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Test_Group_Release_Notes
> > > (Anyone can add notes about this release page -- please do)
> > I couldn't fix the mesh issues with the current NetworkManager so I have
> > backtracked to an earlier working version in build478. This one gets on
> > the mesh and also on AP points.
> > http://olpc.download.redhat.com/olpc/streams/development/build478/
> So thinking about it again, we don't expect the new svn2621 NM bits to
> work with any existing mesh networks because the server software and
> hardware needs to change.
> We have to have a flag day in Cambridge too before we can get the new NM
> automeshing bits, because the new bits aren't compatible with the old
> bits on the server side.
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