[Testing] 11.2.0 release candidate 2 (build 871) released

Thomas C Gilliard satellit at bendbroadband.com
Fri Jul 1 11:06:40 EDT 2011

Daniel Drake wrote:
> Hi,
> We're pleased to announce our second release candidate of our new
> 11.2.0 software release.
> Information and installation instructions can be found here:
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Release_notes/11.2.0
> Quick links for those who know which files need to be grabbed and save
> to USB disks:
> http://download.laptop.org/xo-1/os/candidate/871/
> http://download.laptop.org/xo-1.5/os/candidate/871/
> This is a signed release candidate that can be installed on all XOs,
> even those with security enabled.
> We're looking for testing and feedback on all aspects of the system.
> Thanks for any help you can offer, and for all the feedback that has
> been received already.
==testing os871 on unlocked G1G1 XO-1==
07/01/2011 reflashed with USB
===About my Computer===

 Build 871
 sugar 0.92.2
 firmware q2e45
 wireless firmware 5.110.22.p23
*note very slow response
*'''Activities only start on second try''' (get "failed to start" on 
first try)
: (This may be related to  dbus timeout error seen in log in Soasv4 and v5)
: it takes about 15 seconds for a response.Including exiting an activity.

*Connect to Apple Network Airport Extreme AP WEP ASCII
*>Download IRC-10.xo from Browse Home (OLPC Activity Library/Activities 
:connects fine(on second try) to #sugar and #sugar-es(Default)
*>Connected to Jabber.sugarlabs.org
:only see shared activities NO Avitars
::This may be a known bug in sugar 0.92.2 where the jabber gets 
overloaded with present and past Avitars from users. (I have seen >200 
on screen) eventually only shared activities are displayed
:::This does not occur in sugar 0.88.1
 no updates found
:Activity Group:G1G1 Lite Activities for OLPC OS 11.2

: Note unable to test activities due to the long delay on exit and 
having to start activity 2 times
selinux=0 and setenforce=0 tried but had no effect on speed
;key: *=not a favorite
 speak 25
 tamtamjam 56
 tamtamedit 55
 measure 32
 image viewer 17*
 write 74
 paint 34
 moon 12
 help 12
 clock 6
 chat 70
 tamtamsynthlab 55*
 scratch 19
 memorize 16
 ruler 8
 jukebox 21*
 distance 22
 record 92
 implode 10
 terminal 31
 abacus 19
 pippy 40
 maze 9
 tamtammini 58
 calculate 37
 etoys 113
 helloworld 2
 log 24
 fototoon 7
 read 89
 turtle art 107
 browse 122.2
'''irc-10.xo''' (downloaded)

Tom Gilliard

> Our scheduled release date is July 18th.
> Since release candidate 1 (build 870) we have fixed the following issues:
> Various collaboration-related bugs were fixed. Collaboration in Read
> and ImageViewer is now working again. In the neighborhood view, users
> correctly cluster around shared activities again, and connecting to
> gabble no longer results in duplication of your own buddy icon.
> Journal fixes include less needless rescanning and the ability to
> modify file information on external disks.
> FotoToon is now a favorite activity by default.
> XO-1.5 graphics rendering bugs could be seen sometimes in Moon and
> Browse - now fixed.
> XO-1.5 laptops using the original XO-1 "ALPS" keyboard are now usable again.
> The XO-1.5 boot partition is now correctly mounted after boots where
> activation happens.
> The blank screen during XO-1 boot no longer happens.
> Closed tickets:
> #10851 mysterious black monolith on the moon
> #10880 Display corruption in Firefox displaying a png
> #11015 Barbershop-style Video corruption on XO-1.5 in 11.2.0
> #10941 Clock, Abacus, HelloWorld, Fototoon not favorite
> #11016 ALPS keyboard on XO-1.5 outputs gibberish in OFW & Linux
> #11018 /bootpart not mounted after activation
> #11019 black screen during XO-1 boot
> #10749 salut: mission control account information is not updated when
> changing the nick name
> #10965 When connected to school server and using gabble buddy is drawn
> twice in home view
> #10675 Shared activity users do not get clustered around activities
> they are collaborating in
> #10840 Entry not colored when started from external device (or first
> copied from device)
> #10717 Journal: Can not change entry information on external device
> #10841 Journal: Rescan of external device view when dragging an image
> #10817 friendstray does represent buddies of a shared activity we have
> not joined yet
> #10906 Transfer files in sharing from one to many is broken
> SL#2880 Use the same wording for the filesize of an entry without a file
> SL#2926 Journal detail view: sync updates of elements
> Thanks!
> Daniel
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