Bxl testing report - April 16th

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Apr 17 09:38:27 EDT 2009


On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 12:45, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yesterday we had the 2nd meeting in Brussels -- this time at a Swedish
> trade representation office, thanks to our kind hosts for the place
> and connectivity.
>
> The first meeting was mainly social, a bit of getting to know people
> and going through the 1hr smoketest on XOs running 8.2.1 -- a good
> first encounter with software that has already been QAd. "This is how
> it looks when it works" :-)
>
> On this second meeting we had a chance to play with SoaS on 2 OTS
> laptops, as well as one XO, alongside 8.2.1 on about 10 XOs. It took a
> while to get started -- the booting issues that Caroline mentions are
> real, and many laptops are picky on what they boot.

Sounds pretty cool stuff. How many people attended? Do you have any
suggestions to improve installation and boot of soas?

> Version: Soas2-200904161412.iso
>
> Highlights:
>
>  - Sound works well! TamTamJam worked pretty well on the Dell Vostro
> 1500 tested.
>
>  - Pippy (behaved identically on both laptops tested)
>   - Sound playing was mixed -- Sequence and and Playsine work.
> Playwave and Getsoundslist are broken.
>   - Pong is broken, apparently due to sound.
>   - 'Thanks' is broken -- I suspect that the code is building a
> 2-dimensional table that is smaller than what size() returns.

Do you plan to file tickets about these issues?

>  - XOs running 8.2.1 (alongside the SoaS test machines) were happily
> running Salut (over a local AP) -- and the question of the day was:
> how can we get SoaS to switch to Salut?

If you set the jabber server to a bogus host name, it will fall back to salut.

>  - XOs running 8.2.1 and Chat.xo had a lot of situations where a given
> machine would be in a chatroom but fail to see everyone else's
> messages. We developed a suspicion that it might be related to
> different language settings on the various machines, but we could not
> repro the problem. Is this known? There are no references to this on
> http://dev.laptop.org/query?status=assigned&status=new&status=reopened&component=chat-activity&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&col=component

Don't know about it, but running the telepathy connection managers
with debug logging enabled might tell something.

>  - SoaS on the XO booted, but I don't have any further notes on this
> -- it was running off a USB stick with a compressed Squashfs partition
> -- not the best setup, and it was conversely slow. My plan is to get
> one or two XOs with a properly installed Soas image _and_ an XO
> kernel.

Cool, will be nice to heard about it.

>  - There is no Record.xo ?

People are starting to move on this one.

Awesome initiative!

Thanks,

Tomeu


>  - Alex and Daniel were playing also with httpd-crcsync --
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Apache_Proxy_CRCsync
>
> Machines tested
>
>  - Dell Vostro 1500
>   lspci?
>
>  - HP Pavillion DV 9000
>  lspci:
> 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 Memory
> Controller Hub (rev 0c)
> 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile PM965/GM965/GL960 PCI
> Express Root Port (rev 0c)
> 00:1a.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB
> UHCI Controller #4 (rev 03)
> 00:1a.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB
> UHCI Controller #5 (rev 03)
> 00:1a.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2
> EHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio
> Controller (rev 03)
> 00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express
> Port 1 (rev 03)
> 00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express
> Port 2 (rev 03)
> 00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) PCI Express
> Port 6 (rev 03)
> 00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB
> UHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
> 00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB
> UHCI Controller #2 (rev 03)
> 00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB
> UHCI Controller #3 (rev 03)
> 00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) USB2
> EHCI Controller #1 (rev 03)
> 00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev f3)
> 00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801HEM (ICH8M) LPC Interface
> Controller (rev 03)
> 00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM (ICH8M/ICH8M-E)
> IDE Controller (rev 03)
> 00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 82801HBM/HEM
> (ICH8M/ICH8M-E) SATA AHCI Controller (rev 03)
> 00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
> 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GeForce 8600M GS (rev a1)
> 02:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 4965 AG or
> AGN [Kedron] Network Connection (rev 61)
> 06:00.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.
> RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller (rev 01)
> 07:09.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Ricoh Co Ltd R5C832 IEEE 1394 Controller (rev 05)
> 07:09.1 SD Host controller: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C822 SD/SDIO/MMC/MS/MSPro
> Host Adapter (rev 22)
> 07:09.2 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C843 MMC Host Controller (rev 12)
> 07:09.3 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd R5C592 Memory Stick Bus Host
> Adapter (rev 12)
> 07:09.4 System peripheral: Ricoh Co Ltd xD-Picture Card Controller (rev ff)
>
> cheers,
>
>
>
> martin
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