0.84 for XO-1 (was Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar-devel Digest, Vol 11, Issue 94)
pgf at laptop.org
Fri Sep 18 12:05:50 EDT 2009
> 2009/9/18 Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org>:
> > Great, thanks for the kind offer.
> > I think the effort is already underway, leaded by Fedora's Steven M. Parrish:
> > http://wiki.laptop.org/go/F11_for_XO-1
> > I also think that Martin Dengler is working on this as well, but I'm
> > not sure how their work relates to each other.
> > So testing seems like something that is needed, though I would like to
> > know what is required in order to say that one of these builds is
> > ready to be deployed somewhere. Maybe Steven, Daniel, Martin or others
> > have already thought about this? Afterwards we can count the people
> > interested in helping and maybe even write a tentative roadmap.
> I think the strongest requirement at this time is for developers. A
> few things that spring to mind that need to be worked on:
> - Camera is not working
> - build scripts need to be modified to build "updatable" versioned
> disk images again, so that olpc-update can start working (and the code
> that supports this in the new initramfs will need to be tested/fixed)
> - switch to ubifs for new installs (ok, not necessary, but this is so
> easy it's worth doing -- all info is on the wiki)
> - screen rotation is broken
> - mesh support needs finishing
> - probably missed a few things
- if olpc-powerd is being used, then any activity which used to ask
ohmd to inhibit suspend via dbus needs to use a new mechanism. the
new mechanism is completely trivial, but needs implementing.
(see the large comment block in /usr/sbin/powerd for how it
works.) i don't know how commonly this feature was used, before.
> I spoke with Chris and I think we'll be able to have a section on
> OLPC trac to keep track of these things sometime now.
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