[Etoys] Project loading trouble
karl.ramberg at comhem.se
Fri Jan 11 17:26:08 EST 2008
It turned out to be a issue with the whole installation. After flashing
ram and reinstalling most stuff seem to work.
> Yoshiki Ohshima wrote:
>>> The kind people at OLPC sent me a XO and the last week has been busy
>>> getting familiar with the system.
> It's a very nice machine. Quite a bit smaller than I had imagined.
> Keyboard only good for two finger typing :-) For my 5 year old daughter
> it is a nice size . I loaded some pdf on it to read in bed and that was
> very nice :-)
>>> Anyway, I updated it to the latest dev
>>> build (1525) and can no longer load projects into the Etoys image.
>>> Anybody else experiencing this ?
>> Not really. I'm also on 1525 and tried the examples in
>> ExampleEtoys, projects from FileList, and also from Journal and all of
>> them works. Does it do something with non-ASCII file names or such?
>> Can you explain a bit more?
> Further investigation indicate a problem in the Journal. Each new
> attempt to load a project makes a new entry in the hierarchy of the
> journal linux directory with a other project I have stored. All attempts
> to load any Etoy project make a new entries with that other project. I'm
> a bit confused as most of the Sugar and Journal stuff is new to me.
> While the Journal is quite compelling in concept it leaves a few things
> to be desired. One is that associations to activities is quite hard
> to change or make. That leaves the option to dig trough the obscure
> file hierarchy...
> Anyway, I tried to update to joyride 1526 yesterday and it complained
> about some checksums or other issues and refused to upgrade, so it is
> something wrong with the whole system :-(
> I have to figure that out first, and maybe the Etoy error goes away :-)
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