New release of F11 for the XO-1 - Build11

Raul Gutierrez Segales rgs at
Mon Jan 18 08:20:55 EST 2010

On Sun, 2010-01-17 at 17:17 -0500, Steven M. Parrish wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 January 2010 01:43:54 John Gilmore wrote:
> > > Keyboard and mouse will not wakeup from sleep.  Can be fixed by disabling
> > > power management in Sugar.
> > 
> > Is there any reason for cutting release after release that don't work
> > unless end users disable power management (sometimes twice!)?
> > 
> > Surely if you can't fix the bugs, you could at least ship the release
> > with power management disabled by default, so it works out of the box.
> > Or, one step up from that, have it figure out which hardware it can
> > reliably suspend on, and only have it enable suspend by default on
> > that hardware.
> > 
> > 	John
> > 
> Sorry it took a bit of time to respond but I've been on vacation and now am 
> recovering from the flu.
> I released OS11 as a 1st build with the new buildsystem.  There are still some 
> issues which need to be addressed but I wanted to get a new build with updated 
> kernel etc out for testing.  
> I did some local testing with powe rmanagement disabled by default and the 
> issue persisted.  It only went away when I went into the control panel and 
> manually enabled and then disabled power management.  
> I truly wish I had the hours to devote to tracking down and fixing all these 
> issues, however the $DAYJOB along with commute time keeps me away from home 
> for 13 hours a day, and the $DAYJOB is not in the industry, where I could work 
> on this on the side, but it does pay the bills.
> It is my hope to get the remaining issues addressed in short order so a final 
> release can be made.  We do have a time constraint since F11 the base of our 
> releases will go "End of Life" in June.

We want to help. 

Could you give us a hand to get the build machinery up and running? I
found this :

but it is under revision. I think that might help in reducing the

Once we are able to cook builds we can help to speed up the
testing/fixing process since we (our deployment team) have more time
(almost the entire day!) because of schools being on vacations. 

Thanks for your help and work!



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