Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.
Richard A. Smith
richard at laptop.org
Mon Jan 26 14:37:09 EST 2009
Hal Murray wrote:
> please-help-test-this messages but I could easily have missed one. The
> latest version is Q2E28. I'm reasonably sure that it didn't get much testing
> since I just fixed a typo on the wiki page in the URL to download the bits.
> Anyway, most of the testing below was done with Q2E24. I've updated to Q2E28
> and a quick test didn't show any changes.
Right now e28 is what you should be testing. When the next f series
release comes out (RSN) then that will be the new series going forward.
> Even when it isn't a total disaster, the cursor is still very hard to use.
> The problem seems to happen when I lift my finger off the pad so I can move
> it over and set it down to continue a long move. Yes, I could be being
> sloppy and moving before I lift, but I've been working/playing with it enough
> that I don't think it's me, or if it is, other normal users will be totally
> Sometimes it jumps to the lower left corner.
> Again, this is a B2 chasis with a B3 board. If the cursor pad stuff has
> changed I apologize for the noise.
In a B2 chassis you are going to see worse performance than later
chassis as we added metal in the B3.
And why do not have a MP (C2)? Mail me your shipping address and I'll
see that you get a new machine.
Richard Smith <richard at laptop.org>
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