13.1.0 release candidate 4 (build 24) released
jvonau at shaw.ca
Thu Jan 24 10:37:51 EST 2013
On Thu, 2013-01-24 at 10:19 -0500, Paul Fox wrote:
> jerry wrote:
> > On Fri, 2013-01-11 at 21:31 +0000, Daniel Drake wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > We're pleased to announce the next release candidate of our new 13.1.0
> > > software release.
> > <snip>
> > > Please review the "Known problems" section of the release notes. Some
> > > documented issues are carried over from previous releases, but others
> > > are new and are things that we will aim to fix in the few weeks before
> > > release.
> > >
> > > IMPORTANT: New XO-4 firmware Q7B11 breaks automatic upgrade for
> > > touchscreen firmware versions before 0.0.0.10 on C1 models. After
> > > reflashing to Q7B11 from an earlier version, you must (just this once)
> > > manually upgrade with
> > >
> > > ok update-nn-flash
> > >
> > > Otherwise the touchscreen will not work.
> > >
> > I have questions with this, should everybody be doing this procedure to
> > all updates from a release prior to 23 to a release 24 or later that
> > would install Q7B11 or later?
> from 23 or prior to 24 or later, then yes, you should do the manual
> the only exception is if you have a B1 with a clear lightguide, and
> you care a lot about precise linearity of touchscreen response. in
> that case, you should stick with firmware 0.0.0.4.
> and remember, if you make a mistake, you can always go back to 0.0.0.4
> by downloading it and doing a manual reflash.
> > ie: image 13.1.0-21 is installed then you flash/olpc-update to 13.1.0-26
> > should you be doing this? Does this apply to all B1,C1,C2 models and
> > what versions should be installed with Q7B11 for these models?
> > from a machine with Q7B11:
> > kernel: zforce: found zForce firmware 0.0.0.4
> > kernel: zforce: running in multitouch mode
> > What should syslog be recording for the zforce driver for the B1,C1,C2?
> > Just trying to clear up what needs to be done going forward.
> B1 machines with clear lightguides should probably be left alone, as
> noted above.
This might sound like a dumb question but do all B1s have clear
lightguides? If not, how can one tell them apart?
> all other machines should (currently) have 0.0.0.10. and, once they
> have 0.0.0.10, C1 and C2 machines will automatically upgrade in the
> future. i think B1 machines will continue needing manual upgrades.
Think this information might need to be part of the release notes.
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