OLPC 10.1.2 Release Candidate 1

John Watlington wad at laptop.org
Sun Aug 8 20:39:43 EDT 2010

Please file a trac ticket on this, as you are flooding the mailing
list with your bug.   (This may be one of several known and
fixed hardware problems, or not...)


On Aug 8, 2010, at 8:37 PM, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:

> --- On Sun, 8/8/10, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>> From: James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org>
>> Subject: Re: OLPC 10.1.2 Release Candidate 1
>> To: "Yioryos Asprobounitis" <mavrothal at yahoo.com>
>> Cc: "Fedora OLPC" <fedora-olpc-list at redhat.com>, "Chris Ball" <cjb at laptop.org>, "Devel" <devel at lists.laptop.org>, testing at lists.laptop.org
>> Date: Sunday, August 8, 2010, 8:16 PM
>> On Sun, Aug 08, 2010 at 09:41:32AM
>> -0700, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:
>>> Wifi "disappearing" after switching back and forth
>> from sugar to gnome.
>> I've not tried to track down the original problem report
>> that you are
>> referring to, but Sugar and GNOME manage connection to an
>> access point
>> without reference to each other, so switching between the
>> desktop
>> environments will certainly cause one of the following:
>> 1.  loss of association and then reassociation within
>> about 35 seconds,
>> (because NetworkManager is told to disconnect as one
>> desktop wraps up,
>> and then told to connect as the other desktop starts up),
>> 2.  loss of association and no reassociation (the
>> other desktop hasn't
>> been told to trust the access point).
>>> This happened to me too and I thought was an issue
>> with the
>>> olpc-update I did at the time. I then clean installed
>> and since then
>>> works fine but something must be there.
>> My guess is that you weren't aware of the separate storage
>> for trusted
>> or known access points.  Once you've selected an
>> access point in both
>> desktops, it will appear to work as you expect.
>> This is a Sugar enhancement request.
>> http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1884
>> (use system settings instead of user settings for
>> NetworkManager)
> The issue is not loss of an access point, and in my case at least, connection was established in both environments before lost during the switch.
> The issue is I lost eth0 altogether both from sugar and gnome. Mesh was fine. Rebooting didn't solve it. Reinstalling did (till now)
>> -- 
>> James Cameron
>> http://quozl.linux.org.au/
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