B R E A K T H R O U G H -- F11-on-XO1 has working video player

C. Scott Ananian cscott at laptop.org
Mon Feb 1 13:05:32 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 12:10 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> On 30 January 2010 08:38, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Does this build have the patch for http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/8104 ?
> No, this bug still plagues every mainstream Linux installation that exists... :(
> The patch available is a hack and is not upstream.
> However, on a test of recent F11 builds, on both XO-1 and XO-1.5,
> where the laptop would repeatedly connect and disconnect from the
> network through NetworkManager, this bug did not appear. Instead, the
> tests were halted after several hours due to other long standing wifi
> issues (in libertas, firmware or wifi hardware).
> On OLPC OS 8.2 the equivalent test reproduces the issue in just a few
> minutes, after an average of 30 (IIRC) connect/disconnect cycles.
> So I think it's OK to forget about this for now - the bug can still
> happen, but for whatever reason, it doesn't seem to crop up any more.

Havoc Pennington seemed to indicate that this bug was fixed upstream
in recent dbus somehow.  I need to figure out exactly what he's
talking about.  I'll let you know what I find out.

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