[Testing] [OLPC-AU] Testing Summary: 3 March 2012 - Auckland, New Zealand
Richard A. Smith
richard at laptop.org
Tue Mar 13 04:00:31 EDT 2012
On 03/13/2012 03:55 AM, James Cameron wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 03:44:27AM -0400, Richard A. Smith wrote:
>> On 03/03/2012 09:01 AM, Paul Fox wrote:
>>> > 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 :(
>>> what causes it not to work? we'll definitely want to fix that. as for keeping
>>> better track of what was happening when -- i think your general appraisal, above,
>>> is good for now.
>> I believe that the log collector is based on tiny linux so it won't
>> work on an arm arch.
>> The OFW on 1.75 can read the host filesystem ext3/ext4 with a clean
>> or dirty journal. So a collector for 1.75 can be written directly
>> in ofw using the auto run of /boot/olpc.fth on external media.
> We might also use djgpp's XO-1.75 rescue image, which is similar to Tiny
> Core Linux as far as basic functionality goes.
That might be easier for them to modify. That plus a olpc.fth that
checked what type of machine they were on and loaded the proper kernel
would make a collector that worked on all the generations of machines
Richard A. Smith <richard at laptop.org>
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