[Techteam] New F14-arm build os36 - Sugar in sync, device-tree!

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Sat Aug 6 08:12:01 EDT 2011

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 11:52 PM, Martin Langhoff <martin at laptop.org> wrote:
> The "Sugar in sync! device-tree" build.
> Download from:
>   http://build.laptop.org/F14-arm/os32/
> Use with OFW Q4B07 -
>   http://wiki.laptop.org/go/OLPC_Firmware_q4b07
> Changes and notes:
>  - sugar and sugar-toolkit rpms are at 0.92.4!
>  - abiword and libabiword are in, but may have been built without asio
> (the network/collaboration side) -- please test collaboration!

This is now fixed and built. I think the actual NVRs are less so its
likely it won't be pulled in. I'll fix that soon so I would wait.

>  - In kernel land...
>    = We have device-tree! So what used to be in /ofw now appears in
> /proc/device-tree . Time to port bitfrost, dracut-modules-olpc, sugar
> control panel, olpc-utils. Thanks Andres, Mitch and Saadia!
>    = There is a new schedulear/timer patch from Lennert -- mystery
> minutes-long hangs should be gone for real now.
>  - Some packages have been downgraded - need to work with Peter on these
>   -dracut-006-3.fc14.noarch
>   -dracut-modules-olpc-0.5.3-1.fc14.1.armv5tel
>   +dracut-006-2.fc14.noarch
>   +dracut-modules-olpc-0.5.3-1.fc14.armv5tel
>   -linux-firmware-20100806-4.fc14.noarch
>   +linux-firmware-20100106-4.fc14.noarch
>   -olpc-update-2.23-1.fc14.noarch
>   +olpc-update-2.22-1.fc14.noarch

All of those should be now fixed.

Also I'm in the process of importing 4500 packages that are noarch so
they don't need to be rebuilt. So there's going to be a lot of churn
very soon but it should get us a lot closer. I'll look at doing the
same for updates soon too, just need to check what the deps and other
possible issues would be in doing that.

I've also untagged all packages that have a newer NVR.

I'll let you know when it all settles as at that point its likely
worth while cutting another release and comparing the change in


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