Testing Summary, Auckland - 19 May 2012

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Sat May 19 13:18:13 EDT 2012

On Sat, May 19, 2012 at 3:32 AM, Tom Parker <tom at carrott.org> wrote:
> Hi, you may remember these testing summaries from lists such as olpc-nz and testing. In the hope of attracting more interest, we're trying out sending them to devel as well.

Sorry for being a bit quiet in recent weeks. I've been reading the
mails but have been a bit short of time to act on them.

> Had Kiwi’s wifi stop working with an exception in /var/log/messages (see attached). It worked again after a reboot.

Thanks. This particular crash should be fixed when things settle -
still working on a couple of pending

> Had an XO freeze shortly after flashing.

In the firmware?

> The problem we reported with yum occurred again, in the morning I was able to install firefox, in the afternoon http://rpmdropbox.laptop.org/f17/repodata/primary.xml.gz is corrupt because it’s actually not gzipped. Is a cron job corrupting the repository? Full details in last week’s report.

I can't find last weeks report. Please can you post it again?
The repo is always generated by cron, so there shouldn't be any inconsistencies.
I just checked, the file is definitely gzipped, and I can use yum to
install things.

> Record is very unstable on both XO-1.75 and XO-1.5, we mostly recorded black video. See attached for a log ivy (XO-1.5) showing segfault in gst and another showing audio buffer problems.

Will look into this, thanks.

> Physics crashes when you use the grab tool, this appears to be http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/3361 but that is an old ticket, and we test physics most weeks. Has there been an update to physics in build 10?

Maybe you just forgot to use the grab tool? It's an issue we've had
since starting 12.1.0 and is hopefully nearly fixed now that I
provided a diagnosis.

Thanks a lot for the testing!

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