New joyride build 2506 - q2e19

rihoward1 at rihoward1 at
Sun Oct 5 02:20:40 EDT 2008


Do you know if trac 8451 is going to be fixed for the G1G1V2  image  
being delivered to quanta?
I think it is a bad idea delivering a self test that is broken. Could  
have bad PR implications.

Just my 2 cents and 20 odd years of SQA experience on a diverse range  
of products.

/Robert H.

On Oct 4, 2008, at 9:31 PM, Mitch Bradley wrote:

> rihoward1 at wrote:
>> Another strange thing I see with q2e19 is that at 19% battery,  
>> according to the battery gauge, the battery indicatory lamp  
>> started flashing red and orange.
> That would be a function of the EC code.  Richard, any thoughts?
>> On Oct 4, 2008, at 7:23 PM, Mitch Bradley wrote:
>>>> Is q2e19 going to be included in the 8.2 release?
>>>> The reason I ask is that trac 8451, test-all crash after the  
>>>> touchpad
>>>> test,  found in q2e18 is very disconcerting.
>>> q2e19 is a quick-turn release (half-day turnaround from head's up to
>>> release) for a pre-build of a limited run of machines with a new
>>> keyboard controller.  It has new and barely-tested EC code plus a
>>> barely-tested change to the keyboard driver.  It might not  
>>> survive the
>>> weekend before e20 is issued.  The mouse test problem that you  
>>> found is
>>> likely to be e19's demise.  It's possible that the problem could  
>>> affect
>>> the keyboard in some cases.
>>> I have determined that the mouse test problem is caused by some  
>>> device -
>>> either the EC or the touchpad - returning a "RESEND" code instead  
>>> of an
>>> "ACK" in response to the first "IDENTIFY" request.  I have never  
>>> seen
>>> that happen before.  It doesn't happen all the time; a lot of the  
>>> time
>>> it works.  I'm working on a fix.
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