[Testing] Test meeting minutes, 7/9/07
zcerza at redhat.com
Tue Jul 10 14:28:01 EDT 2007
Dan said there should be a bug filed already about this. I've been
looking, but I can't seem to find it.
Kim Quirk wrote:
> Zack (and Michail),
> I got clarification from Dan that this should work in Trial-2, and you
> should write up a bug. Two laptops in the desert with no servers
> anywhere should see each other on the neighborhood mesh and be able to
> Please make this a blocking bug so we will get the right people working
> on it asap.
> On 7/10/07, *Michail Bletsas* < mbletsas at laptop.org
> <mailto:mbletsas at laptop.org>> wrote:
> That's the piece that everybody keeps missing.
> When you have a scenario like John's,
> YOUSHOULDNOTHAVETORELYONANYTHINGELSE to get the laptops to talk with
> each other.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Kim Quirk" < kim at laptop.org <mailto:kim at laptop.org>>
> Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2007 13:58:35
> To:"Zack Cerza" <zcerza at redhat.com <mailto:zcerza at redhat.com>>
> Cc:Dan Williams <dcbw at redhat.com <mailto:dcbw at redhat.com>>,
> testing at laptop.org <mailto:testing at laptop.org>, John Fuhrer
> <John_Fuhrer at brown.edu <mailto:John_Fuhrer at brown.edu>>
> Subject: Re: [Testing] Test meeting minutes, 7/9/07
> Ok. I think you are missing one thing: One of the XOs has to be
> connected to an AP or with a USB-Ethernet dongle connected to your
> internal network. This XO will then provide a mesh network for the
> So try that, then see if you get a mesh circle in the neighborhood
> view. After that, the other XOs should be able to connect to that
> mesh network. If it doesn't work right away try rebooting the other XOs.
> Keep me posted.
> On 7/10/07, Zack Cerza <zcerza at redhat.com <mailto:zcerza at redhat.com>
> <mailto:zcerza at redhat.com <mailto:zcerza at redhat.com>> > wrote: Kim
> Quirk wrote:
> > Zack,
> > When you say you can't get the mesh working, can you be specific
> > what you are trying to do?
> This is four XOs sitting in my cube in Westford, with no AP connection.
> Pure mesh, all the way. Except nobody can see each other. All are
> running 494 with firmware 18.
> > Here, in Cambridge, we have a school server that is supplying the
> > MPP. The laptops come up and find that mesh and sometimes even
> see each
> > other (there is a bug about the intermittency of seeing others on
> > mesh).
> Hmm... maybe there's something special about the school server...
> > Also, at home I was able to connect to an infrastructure access point
> > with a WEP key (after entering the WEP key 2 times); and have no
> > browsing the web.
> Good to hear that APs work; haven't tried that yet.
> > The new feature, where an XO connected to an infrastructure
> access point
> > and becoming an MPP hasn't been tested by John F. or me at this
> > is that what you are doing?
> I hope to try this once I can get the laptops to at least see each other
> over the mesh.
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