Telepathy Salut on Sugar 0.102 on Fedora 20 almost works

James Cameron quozl at
Thu Sep 18 00:29:32 EDT 2014

On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 10:38:56AM +1000, James Cameron wrote:
> Adding a gateway fixes Salut over ad-hoc.
> For instance, using the pre-defined Ad-hoc Network 11, then typing
> this command, makes buddy icons and shared activities appear:
> 	sudo ip route add default via
> The IP chosen need not exist on the network.
> Therefore, it wasn't the manual address configuration that you did
> which fixed it, it was the addition of a gateway.
> Perhaps Salut was changed from Fedora 18 to Fedora 20 to require a
> default route.

That would be a worthwhile investigation in case anybody is
interested, but for the moment I've pushed a patch that creates this
default route.

> Also, there's some other problem that causes split ad-hoc networks; on
> my desk at the moment are four XO-4 that have partitioned themselves
> into two ad-hoc networks both named "Ad-hoc Network 11".  The two
> groups can ping each other, show buddy icons, share activities, but
> cannot ping outside their group.
> I've updated
> to add your /etc/environment suggestion.
> -- 
> James Cameron

James Cameron

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