[olpc-nz] [Testing] Testing summary - 23 May 2009 Wellington, NZ

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Sat May 23 05:15:03 EDT 2009

On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 03:45, Tabitha Roder <tabitha at hrdnz.com> wrote:
> Screencast-1
> It works!!! we can record the screencast activity own screen (about two
> seconds capture this time), it records and encodes and then says status
> "stopped". then we press keep, and we see the top left name changes to
> "Screencast A". We can see it in the journal. we then try to close the
> activity and it says "keep error: all changes will be lost" - we stop anway.

I'm not sure who maintains Screencast, but when you see that error,
the activity logs (in ~/.sugar/default/logs) will contain enough info
to know what's going on.



> we then go to journal and open "screencast a" - it starts the screencast
> activity and we dont know how to play or edit it.
> we can save "screencast a" on usb and it gives us .ogv file - plays on
> ubuntu machine
> so we can open it in turtleart activity - yes!
> more testing of screencast next week
> side note - when reusing usb the XO tells us that there are lots of files on
> the USB but they are not there - have to remove .olpc.store from USB
> 2009/5/23 Tabitha Roder <tabitha at hrdnz.com>
>> Testing summary - 23 May 2009 Wellington, NZ
>> Who: Uli, Stella, Tom, Tabitha, Tara, David, Grant
>> XO Editor - 1
>> Had a play with this and look forward to being able to save it - will it
>> require restart to save it in version 2? The changing shapes is also very
>> very cool, and we are looking forward to being able to make animal shapes!
>> :-) found reset icon so that was good after we made funny shapes
>> Screencast - 1
>> activity starts, managed to start capture, waiting about fifteen minutes
>> and the CPU seems to be focused on pdflush and screencast <c11, given up
>> after long wait (tested on two XOs) - so found that we try kill-9 kills
>> screencast but pdflush is still using most of cpu, mouse pointer is still
>> very jerky, kernal says netdev watchdog: eth0: transmit timed out, there was
>> nothing unusual in the process list in top, just restarted laptop after
>> staring at it for half an hour more
>> we might test this next week with much shorter capture
>> virtualbox and SoaS
>> we are trying to test running Sugar in virtual box (macbook) and can run
>> sugar from image
>> we are trying to test SoaS beta build but issues with ubuntu kernel and
>> filesystem (squashfs)
>> more experimentation next week
>> Thanks
>> Tabitha on behalf of Welly NZ Testers
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