[Sugar-devel] ANNOUNCE: Sugar 0.88 for the XO-1

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Wed May 26 04:29:18 EDT 2010

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 9:14 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at tomeuvizoso.net> wrote:
> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 23:12, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 9:23 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
>>> El Tue, 25-05-2010 a las 19:16 +0100, Peter Robinson escribió:
>>>> Is F-11 still the base OS for this?
>>> Unfortunately, this build is still based on Fedora 11.
>>> Fedora 13 dropped support for the Geode processor, so it's not an
>>> option. Upgrading to Fedora 12 would be possible, but there are unsolved
>>> issues with the Geode video driver (jnettlet is working on it).
>> That's not entirely true. The was no changes in CPU support from F-12
>> to F-13. What has happened was a change in gcc which causes issues
>> with F-13 on geode processors. There's a bit missing from gcc for
>> geode support that would need to be added. dsd and cjb know more of
>> the details.
> I'm happy to hear this. F14 may bring interesting changes for the XO1,
> can we hope that support for the Geode won't have been dropped by
> then?

There was a bug report [1] that was filed about it to do with glibc.
Since I last looked at the bug there was an update added mentioning a
kernel patch [2] to fix the problem. So by the look of it we could
actually get it supported in F-13 with little effort once that patch
has been accepted upstream. Yay!


[1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=579838
[2] http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=126748102722641&w=2

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