8.2.2 Beta-1 test request
milan.zimmermann at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 12:07:13 EST 2009
Thanks for details. I will test it this weekend.
On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 12:03 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 5:15 PM, milan zimmermann
> <milan.zimmermann at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is this a request to test on XO1 only? Assuming the instructions are
>> still here: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Clean-install_procedure
> Yes, only for XO-1. And yes, that's the right set of instructions -
> specifically http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Clean-install_procedure#Development_builds
>> On Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 7:34 AM, Martin Langhoff
>>> The build has a rebuilt kernel with new touchpad drivers, and some
>>> configuration tweaks. This is for both old 'ALPS' touchpads and new
>>> 'Synaptics' touchpads. (Do mention which one you have!)
>> How can I tell?
> - The ALPS touchpad extends almost all the width of the XO, and is
> divided in 3 sections by lines drawn on the touchpad. Only the middle
> section is active. Also - at boot time the laptop will report itself
> as "CL1".
> - The Synaptics touchpad is about 2/3s of the width of the spacebar of
> the XO. It has roughly 4:3 proportions, similar to most touchpads on
> other laptops. At boot time, the laptop will report "CL1A".
>>> With these changes, the touchpads should move a little bit slower,
>>> have a bit more precision, and be a lot less 'jumpy'. In fact, when
>>> they data gets jumpy, the driver ignores the data instead of jumping
>>> Is the kangaroo mode gone? Is it more usable now? Are other effects creeping in?
>> What is Kangaroo mode - do you mean a jumpy cursor ?
> Wildly jumpy cursor. Like a kangaroo.
>> Is XS the school server?
> Yes -
>>> = Do the activities work? =
>>> Try out the activities included. Did I break the OS so that any
>>> activities are failing?
>> Do you mean test activites after what was done in the above section
>> (=Update your Activites=), or simply test activities after clean
>> install of http://dev.laptop.org/~martin/8.2.2-betas/ ?
> Right after the clean install. If you update activities, and that
> grabs newer versions, it'll be interesting to hear whether they work
> well (and what versions you've tested).
> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
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