Meshing while suspended

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Wed May 9 10:58:44 EDT 2007


On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 07:27 -0700, Ronak Chokshi wrote:
> Dan,
> 5.220.11.p4 has not been through sufficient QA. I would recommend
> 5.220.10.p5 to be included in the next OS build for now.

Yeah, B3 will definitely be done with 5.220.10.p5.  The question was
more about whether people outside OLPC could test the 5.220.11.p4
pre-release firwmare rather than if it was going to go in a build.
We've been mostly frozen on the software stuff for about a week in any
case.

Dan

> Thanks
> Ronak
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: devel-bounces at laptop.org [mailto:devel-bounces at laptop.org] On
> Behalf Of Dan Williams
> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2007 6:27 AM
> To: James Cameron
> Cc: devel at laptop.org
> Subject: Re: Meshing while suspended
> 
> On Wed, 2007-05-09 at 22:05 +1000, James Cameron wrote:
> > On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 01:20:27PM -0700, Javier Cardona wrote:
> > > The latest wireless firmware (5.220.11p4) implements mesh autonomous
> > > mode:  the wireless interface will continue to participate in the
> mesh
> > > while the main CPU is suspended to RAM.
> > 
> > Excellent, my testing process can use this.  What OS build is this
> > version in, or if not yet in a build, how can I obtain and use it?
> 
> It's not in an OS build yet, actually.  We're still in the freeze for B3
> and we need to do a lot of work to get the libertas driver merged for
> 2.6.22 first.  You could probably roll a driver yourself (if it requires
> driver changes), otherwise if we can get sign-off from CozyBit and
> Marvell on the firmware, we can put it somewhere public.  Can that
> version be released publicly already?  I'm a bit fuzzy on when various
> versions can/cannot go out.
> 
> Dan
> 
> > I searched the Wiki.  http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Wireless seems to list
> a
> > version, but it is quite old.
> > 
> 
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