[Testing] Testing Summary: 3 March 2012 - Auckland, New Zealand
deepak at laptop.org.au
Thu Mar 8 09:07:37 EST 2012
Here are the links for the defects mentioned against au188 build on XO-1.5
- Speak’s toolbar is squashed: *http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1126*
- Musicpainter on au188 still doesn’t work : *
- Font in terminal on au188 still to big: *
On 3 March 2012 16:35, Tabitha Roder <tabitha at tabitha.net.nz> wrote:
> Testing Summary: 3 March 2012 - Auckland, New Zealand
> Who: Alana, Charlotte, Eliot, John, Fabiana, Oliver, Leslie, Tabitha, Tom
> This week we tested build "29 customized" on XO-1.75 and "188 11.3.1-au"
> on XO-1.5
> Broken in os29 on XO-1.75 (details below):
> - Raised #11668 for record high quality video problems
> - We had several XO-1.75s hang while idle
> - Distance is still broken on XO-1.75
> - Yum complains the rpmdb has problems
> - wake-on-lan works well but prevents laptops from going to sleep,
> power logs are attached
> Broken in au188 on XO-1.5 (details below):
> - Speak’s toolbar is squashed, see photo on picasa
> - Musicpainter on au188 still doesn’t work
> - Font in terminal on au188 still to big
> Google Docs is still unstable on Browse on both builds but it’s better on
> Firefox 10 on au188.
> Last week we successfully installed a new wifi card in Tank, thank you
> Sridhar for sending it to us! Next week we’ll do Poppy Copy.
> Last week we tested au183 and among other things, we used Screencast to
> record some Physics. Screencast seems to make the display update somewhat
> jerkely. Encoding the resulting screencast took a long time and seemed to
> stop at 35%, I don’t know if it aborted or the progress bar was mesleading.
> Something appeared in the journal, but I couldn’t play it -- error could
> not determine type of stra3. - gstypefindelement.c(8-984) …. Can’t typefind
> empty stream. We will follow this up next week.
> With os28 and several times in the last few months, I’ve noticed that the
> wifi password window steals the focus but does not appear at the front,
> worse, clicking on other windows does not restore the focus to the
> front-most application. It appears to be an invisible modal dialog.
> Switching to it with alt-tab brings it to the front and everything returns
> to normal.
> os29 on Clyde:
> - Physics- still does that lack of update thing when I draw a line - I
> see the cursor line but no line is drawn. I don’t seem to have this problem
> with the other shapes. The response time also becomes really really long if
> there are too many shapes!
> - Measure: waveform ok, fft ok. Tried sampling - I get the constant
> waveform and then every 30 seconds it appears to freeze but only for a
> couple of seconds and then returns to the live stream. The sampled frame
> appears to be recorded in the journal. This means that one cannot start
> looking at the data until the experiment ends. It would make more sense to
> let the captured image frozen on screen and replaced every 30 seconds so
> children can do measurements on them or have a split screen. Can’t really
> tell if increase amplitude (bar on the right) is actually working
> - Paint: froze completely, with no screen refresh when switching
> applications. GDB doesn’t seem to work, it found two threads, but claimed
> both of them had corrupt stacks.
> - yum complains
> Warning: RPMDB altered outside of yum.
> ** Found 1 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), 'yum check' output follows:
> mesa-libGL-7.9-6.fc14.armv5tel has missing requires of
> mesa-dri-drivers(armv5tel-32) = ('0', '7.9', '6.fc14')
> - When you install gcc you get kernel-headers-184.108.40.206-0.fc14.armv5tel
> while the running kernel is version 3.0.19. Aftering writing a simple
> program in C with a couple of functions and loops, we find gdb behaves
> normally on this .
> os29 on Sundance:
> - Record - photo ok. audio ok, movie on low ok for the full 2 minutes
> but quality very poor. Movie on high quality has noticeably slowed down by
> 10 seconds and eventually stops. Raised olpc #11668.
> - Memorise 36 can play, create games save and play them- did not test
> - Measure seems to work ok (same as in clyde).
> - Typing turtle: seems to be working ok.
> - Does not respond to shutdown through right click on cetral XO figure
> in the ring
> os29’s Distance on Kid and Bonnie
> Still very broken as reported earlier in #11596
> os29 on Kid
> - paint works - tested opening from journal and activity ring, tested
> some tools
> - record works - tested picture, can open from journal and activity
> - maze works
> - fototoon works
> os29’s wake on lan seems to be working well, but prevents the laptops from
> suspending for very long. Two laptops on an adhoc network do go to sleep
> but wake up frequently, 5 laptops on infrastructure wifi with internet
> access don’t really go to sleep at all. Looking in the power log is
> difficult because it seems to be written only occasionally? It also doesn’t
> clearly explain that a wakeup is due to lan. Power logs are attached but we
> didn’t take care to record what was happening when. Would such a test be
> useful? My power log collector does not work on XO-1.75 :(
> au188 on Tank XO-1.5 C2
> - speak and robot works but the toolbar is squashed, see
> - maze works (didn’t test collaboration)
> - record works - high, low quality, video, audio and image tested
> - memorize - tested preloaded games, created a game but couldn’t save
> it so it is lost (very disappointing to lose your work, it’s not in the
> - ruler works
> - music painter - no sound or play button doesn't work - cpu usage is
> now 100% and csoundxo is using it - as reported previously
> - moon works
> - clock works
> - poll works. improvements - ability to edit the questions and
> possible answers after you have saved it but before someone votes. good
> that you can hide the results as people answer so not influenced by other
> voters, would be good if you can view them without all votes being
> collected, and would be good if you could change number of votes required
> after voting has begun (so if you forgot to change from 20 you can fix the
> mistake). would be good if you could export your graphs with the title and
> column/row headers as images for use in portfolio or write to make reports
> and presentations.
> - arithmetic - did all levels and tested using addition and
> subtraction with an 11 year old, seemed to work, teacher in the background
> didn't like it as she didn't like the panic it created in answering
> - socialcalc - started entering data, tried to do some formatting and
> got the spinning wheel of death on the cursor and data can no longer be
> - spirolaterals - tested on an 11 year old, she got it pretty quick
> with a bit of help, teacher likes this one and how you can experiment until
> you figure out the pattern, the child is doing some thinking aloud
> - system resources - what is the * for?
> - feedback - where does this go? how do i choose between personalized
> (american spelling) and anonymous submit? submitted something but don't
> know what that did, I saw the pulsing icon in the top left corner for few
> We’re using Browse to do collaborative editing of the testing report in
> google docs, it’s not working so well. I’ve successfully done collaborative
> editing for about 3 hours on a different wifi network with a different
> document and different collaborators on an XO-1.75 with Browse, but
> consistently, the testing report eventually encounters a slow script
> warning and usually browse appears to freeze shortly after. This happens
> both on the XO-1.5 with the Australian builds and on the XO-1.75. Perhaps
> the slow script timeout is too long? Firefox 10 on Rosella (XO-1.5) seems
> to operate google docs a lot better than browse. Not only is it much more
> responsive but is much more stable. This isn’t an option on the XO-1.75
> because Firefox don’t provide an arm build for Linux (they do for Android
> but that does not help).
> Kind regards
> Tabitha Roder
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