Initial tests of Activities, as shipped, on a New XO-1.5

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Wed Mar 2 12:33:15 EST 2011

Hi Thomas,

depending on various logistics, the laptop you received may havebeen
manufactured a while ago (and have an old OS image on it).

So "I just received it" is a good picture of the emotional state, but
not of the software state... you gotta tell us what OS build is in it



On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 8:34 AM, Thomas C Gilliard
<satellit at> wrote:
> Attached is an Calc spreadsheet of my initial testing of
> activities on a new XO-1.5
> All activities started and functioned well.
> The Only exception being Maze where I could not get the ball to move.
> (May be my lack of understanding of the application)
> I used a wireless connection to an apple airport extreme (type 2)
> ( Alphabetical Wep connection)
> The Control Panel/Software Updates worked and updated 3 activities.
> was not responding so I could not test these functions
> Note: I tested all of the activities listed in sequence in the F3 list view.
> This almost borked the XO-1.5.
> the memory became almost full and responses became very lethargic.
> I had to go to the journal and delete each entry, one at a time. A very slow
> process.
> There needs to be a way to select by group checking the "stars" in the
> journal to allow
> group deletions from the journal. There was also no warning of the impending
> lockup.
> I believe some of these issues have been addressed in the software I will be
> testing on this Loaned
> XO-1.5 [1]
> No collaboration testing has been done in this initial set of tests.
> I plan to test against my XO-1 (G1G1) currently running os439dg and
> My Collection of Netbooks running sugar native and as Virtual Box
> Appliances.
> Tom Gilliard
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> Bend Oregon
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