[Testing] Testing Summary, Auckland - 7 April 2012

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Mon Apr 9 13:26:36 EDT 2012

On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 12:07 AM, Tabitha Roder <tabitha at tabitha.net.nz> wrote:
> Testing Summary, Auckland - 7 April 2012: Happy Easter!!
> Who: Fabiana, John, Leslie, Oliver, Tabitha, Tom

Thanks for the extensive test report!

> We tested 12.1.0 build 6 on these XO-1.75s.
> One laptop had no wifi on first boot after switching to Gnome, ifconfig
> showed only lo0. I don’t know if it had wifi before switching to gnome. It
> crashed after reboot, playing part of the first tone of the startup sound
> and then repeating a fragment of that tone until we held down the power
> button. All the laptops behaved normally after this event. Sorry, I don’t
> know which one, other than it had a High School Keyboard.

If you see the lack of wifi again, please run: dmesg > foo.txt
And send foo.txt by email so that we can have a quick look.

> Shutdown is very fast, so fast that the warning symbol screen is visible for
> less than 1 second and is often truncated. The power log collector thinks
> the filesystem is unclean and recovers from the journal, so maybe the
> filesystem isn’t being properly shut too.


> Pressing the fn key inserts a = character, but still has the desired effect
> too, so fn left inserts a = and moves to the beginning of the line.


> Firefox 10 can be installed with yum. This is much more stable than browse
> (hasn’t crashed yet). However the long pauses in google docs we saw on
> 11.3.1 still occur sometimes. WebM video works, but performance is poor. See
> http://googlesystem.blogspot.co.nz/2010/05/how-to-play-webm-video-on-youtube.html
> for instructions.

What was the instability you saw with Browse? Is there a particular test case?

> Paint failed to start.

Will be fixed in next build.

I've asked Sam, Manuel and Gonzalo to review the rest of the activity
feedback and file tickets as appropriate.

Thanks again!

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