[OLPC-AU] Test request: Scratch and XO freezing
sridhar at laptop.org.au
Mon Oct 18 00:29:43 EDT 2010
Thanks Tony. I just discovered that the version of Scratch at
activities.sugarlabs.org is old. Scratch 16 is available at
If someone has an XO-1.5, I'd love to see how you go with this as well.
On 18 October 2010 14:56, <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
> Scratch 20100321 is running OK on XO1 os373pyg Sugar 0.88
> This is the current version at activities.sugarlabs.org
> About reports as
> 1.4 beta 18 May
> where do you get V16?
>> Scratch for the XO had a bug that would make it freeze after a few
>> minutes of use. The workaround was to turn off Automatic Power
>> Management, in My Settings.
>> The lead developer, John Maloney, reckons that this is fixed in
>> Scratch 16, but I'd appreciate if some testing could be done.
>> Quoting John:
>> Give Scratch v16 a try with power management enabled, and let me know
>> if it works. A good test is to start Scratch, play a sound, then wait
>> five or ten minutes. If everything still works okay after ten minutes,
>> the problem is solved.
>> Note: Some people have reported that Scratch keeps the computer from
>> going into power saving mode. It's probably a good idea to quit the
>> Scratch Activity when it is not being used.
>> Sridhar Dhanapalan
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