[OLPC India] XO and Reliance NetConnect
mvalentin at abeditions.com
Fri Jan 11 13:12:14 EST 2008
Thank you for the advice.
I already updated the XO to build 653 (stable).
I don't see any build 679. Is it not 629 ?
This is the lastest one I see here :
On Jan 11, 2008 6:40 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> Marc Valentin wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I received my first XO a few days ago but so far I didn't test it
> > much. One reason for that : I have a router (Belkin Pre-n) and, when
> > running, the XO is completely messing up the router. Even computers
> > connected with a cable to the router have problems, my all local
> > network is broken apart temporarily when the XO is on. Hopefully,
> > techs at OLPC will find a solution...
> > Do you know if the XO can connect to internet with the Reliance
> > Netconnect service (for example with their new MG880 USB Modem) ? Is
> > it necessary to install some software ?
> > If one laptop can connect to internet with this system, is this laptop
> > capable of sharing the connection with the other XOs around ?
> > I try to understand if a router is absolutely necessary to get
> > internet connection. Times to times only there is electricity in our
> > project area and I don't know of any battery powered router.
> > -marc-
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> Hi Marc,
> If you got the XO from the G1G1 batch, then it probably shipped with
> Build 650. The last working build I tested is 679. There have been
> problems with some access points (my Linksys misbehaved as well) but
> with the updates, its a lot better.
> For updating see http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Olpc-update If you don't have
> a uasble network connection, you will have to use a USB flash drive.
> Also see/search http://olpc.osuosl.org/ for a lot more.
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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