[Testing] Notes from an impromptu 8.2.1 Release Mtg.

Ties Stuij cjstuij at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 07:03:39 EST 2009

could someone update the mock 8.2.1 repos git repo?
would make my life a lot easier and seems like a sensible thing to do.
Thanks a lot!


On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 1:29 AM, Michael Stone <michael at laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Kim Quirk kindly stopped by #olpc-meeting this evening and precipitated an
> impromptu discussion between herself, me, cjb, edmcnierney, mchua, and
> garycmartin on how to push 8.2.1 a few inches closer to release.
> The main conclusion that we reached after we updated
>   http://dev.laptop.org/report/38
> was that staging-9 [1] needs some testing! In particular, it's got long-awaited
> new wireless firmware and wifi kernel drivers which means that we need to know
> whether it still associates with your crazy encrypted access points. :)
> At any rate, the bottom line is that YOU can personally help >100k kids in
> Uruguay get access to 8.2.* faster by helping to test this build. (Guadalupe
> and Emiliano in Uruguay have already helped to test fixes for some of the
> issues they found in 8.2.0 but more (your!) testing help is still needed!)
> So, on that note, thanks very much in advance for any help that you can provide.
> Voluntarily yours,
> Michael
> P.S. - Bryan -- would you please update FiT with instructions for staging-9
> wifi-testing?
> P.P.S. - I'd like to host a test party at 1cc sometime in the next two weeks to
> try to do some large-scale collaboration and wifi testing such as was requested
> by dsd [2] in preparation for his trip to Paraguay tomorrow [3]. Would
> interested people who might be in Boston in the next two weeks please mail me
> to let me know good days and times for them to come help test?
> P.P.P.S. - The major coding work left before we can wrap up 8.2.1 is currently
> resting on Mitch Bradley's capable shoulders [4]. I'm looking forward to
> receiving a new OFW snapshot from him for testing in the not-too-distant
> future.
> [1]: (http://xs-dev.laptop.org/~cscott/xo-1/streams/staging/build9/devel_jffs2)
> [2]: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Profiles/DanielDrake
>      -- dsd, update you profile!
> [3]: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Deployment_meetings/20090120#Summary
> [4]: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Profiles/wmb
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