New joyride build 2506 - q2e19

Mitch Bradley wmb at
Sun Oct 5 03:08:56 EDT 2008

The G1G1V2 build is going to get Q2E18.  Do you know of brokenness in 
its selftest?

rihoward1 at wrote:
> Mitch,
> 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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