[Testing] Testing summary, Auckland - 17 March 2012
deepak at laptop.org.au
Mon Mar 19 23:34:55 EDT 2012
Can you explain in a brief about the below mentioned issue.What actually "
n Editor" means?
n Editor: When I mouseover the scissors, the drop down covers the first 3
lines of text - makes it difficult if one is trying to work
on those particular lines. Otherwise seems to be working ok.
On 19 March 2012 13:53, Deepak Muddha <deepak at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> Hi all
> Here are the links for the issues mentioned against build 206 11.3.1-au”
> on XO 1.5
> On 17 March 2012 15:01, Tabitha Roder <tabitha at tabitha.net.nz> wrote:
>> Testing Summary, Auckland - 17 March 2012
>> Who: Fabiana, John, Oliver, Rachel, Tom
>> Tested build “30 customized” on XO-1.75 and “build 206 11.3.1-au” on XO
>> XO-1.5 Summary (details below):
>> Power saving blanks the screen while recording a video:
>> Terminal font still too big: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1087
>> Jigsaw puzzle quite slow for complex puzzles:
>> Saving custom Memorize games still a problem:
>> Shared memorize had lots of Ivy’s clustered around it in the
>> neighbourhood: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1167
>> Flipsticks doesn’t work so well: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1168
>> Visual match style changes don’t work:
>> XO-1.75 Summary (details below):
>> B1 clock reset breaks yum, makes recovery more difficult
>> Browse crashed, gained some insight into google docs stability
>> Chat is much less chatty on the network when used with the
>> schoolserver, suspend and resume really really good in this situation.
>> Maze crashes immediately when collaborating
>> Power logs attached.
>> build 206 11.3.1-au on XO 1.5:
>> Record activity - works fine for photo and video. high and low res.
>> even long ones. But quite quickly the screen goes black - it is not
>> going to sleep - there is no flashing of the power light and it
>> continues recording. On Ivy it takes 1 minute to go black. Tabitha
>> raised the issue that since the screen goes black you might not know
>> you are being recorded and that might not be a good thing.
>> On on occasion on Ivy, record showed the preview (with a line of
>> “noise” pixels at the bottom), but the preview went black during video
>> recording and the camera light went out. Pressing stop left a busy
>> pointer. Record exited normally. Log is attached.
>> Paint: Seems to be working ok.
>> Terminal: The font is too big - true that hitting the zoom button can
>> make the font smaller, but the large default font makes the welcome
>> screen look awkward as the ‘welcome children of the world’ sentence
>> breaks in a wierd place and this remains after zooming down.
>> General: The time to ‘sleep’ seems really fast. Even leaving the
>> laptop unattended for a short time turns the screen black which I find
>> quite annoying.: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1173
>> Stopwatch - seems to work but I still think it would be nice to be
>> able to save the times that were marked to use in a different actiity
>> (like write, to write a lab report) Seems silly that I would have to
>> write that on paper to transfer to a document.:
>> Calculate: basic functions seem to be working ok. Sort of odd that
>> when I get an error message not all letters in the message are the
>> same colour.: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1174
>> Physics: Still have trouble drawing short lines - i see the cursor
>> track but dont get a line drawn. Is there a minimum length it expects?:
>> Jigsaw puzzle - too much lag when trying to move the pieces - makes it
>> very difficult to play. This seems to be a problem as the number of
>> pieces of the puzzle increases (not a problem in the setting for few
>> puzzle pieces). When I start the actiivty and choose a puzzle it will
>> not show me the puzzle when I hit solve - need to hit shuffle. Same
>> with Slider Puzzle activity.: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1165
>> n Editor: When I mouseover the scissors, the drop down covers the
>> first 3 lines of text - makes it difficult if one is trying to work
>> on those particular lines. Otherwise seems to be workinng ok.:
>> Compris Click game - seems ok.
>> Poll: I can build a poll but after I close, I don't seem to be able to
>> find it. Where is the ‘choose a poll’ point to? I did save my poll....
>> I can, however, reopen it from the journal, but it would be useful to
>> see it on hte choose a poll when i start poll again (I am not starting
>> as ‘new’).: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1178
>> Measure: Seems ok.
>> Slider Puzzle activity: When I start the activity and choose a puzzle
>> it will not show me the puzzle when I hit solve - need to hit shuffle.
>> Just like with jigsaw.: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1172
>> Ivy: GCompris click game - when you shut off the lid, the game seems
>> to continue to play cause the computer keeps making giggly noises -
>> seems like a waste of battery.: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1176
>> Memorize - really struggle with saving the games you create yourself.
>> It is not user friendly or intuitive. Found that the only method that
>> did reliably save your game in the Journal was if you clicked on one
>> pair of tiles and then clicked on “update this pair”. That doesn’t
>> seem a relevant method to save the game in the Journal. We spent quite
>> a lot of time on this using Ivy and Poppy. We wanted to easily be able
>> to save games that we make for each topic we are studying (so you can
>> set a homework task to create these games and then share them with
>> your classmates the next day in each class).
>> Shared memorize on ivy on adhoc network and ended up with 6 ivy’s
>> around the memorize activity! Not sure how this is possible, see:
>> TuxMath (Ivy) worked. Suitably irritated everyone around.
>> Cartoon Builder (Ivy) worked. Again, it irritated everyone around,
>> other than the baby who loved it for about two minutes.
>> Flipsticks (Ivy) sort of crashed. I posed the stick figure and saved
>> different poses in each keyframe. Played the frames, changed the
>> speed. Got black screen. Managed to get to activity ring and start
>> Terminal to type Top. Found X using 75% of CPU and Flipsticks using
>> 20% of CPU. Waited a long time and eventually got the Flipsticks
>> screen back, sort of. But the stick figure was moving along half off
>> the screen which didn’t match the keyframes. On a restart I can reset
>> the position in each of the keyframes but wonder how they all were
>> Poll (Ivy) works. Would be neat if you could create a poll where the
>> participants had to choose their answers in order of preference. e.g.
>> Put the colours into a list from the most liked to the least liked.:
>> Maze (Ivy) worked.
>> Moon (Ivy) worked.
>> Numbers (Ivy) worked. Got a bit muddled when I was thinking about
>> BEDMAS but found the game knew what to do so I just had to do my
>> things in order. e.g. number required was “30” and you have “3 3 7” to
>> use, so you have to make “3+7=10” then you can make “3x10” as if you
>> do “3+7x3” you don’t get the right answer. Perfect.
>> Visual Match (Ivy) broken. The button with the 5 escaping from a box
>> has a whole lot of other game styles on it’s sub toolbar but they all
>> just cause a reshuffle with no change in the tiles.
>> Gcompris clickgame (Ivy) - interestingly we could hear this playing
>> its sounds while we were not using it (yes, I was playing with the
>> baby). The game didn’t seem to sleep when the computer was idle.
>> Clock (Ivy) worked.
>> Ruler (Ivy) worked.
>> Terminal (Ivy) starts. No further testing done.
>> Paint (Ivy) tried most tools but not all, found all that I tried
>> worked. For the first time, I have noticed that the greyscale button
>> and the rainbow button being next to each other suggests they are
>> similar tools when in fact they are not. The greyscale button strips
>> the colours out of your picture. The rainbow button gives you a
>> rainbow coloured pen to draw with. Maybe they should not be situated
>> next to each other.: http://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/1177
>> power logs were not collected last week because my power log collector
>> attempts to mount ext3 and the filesystem is ext4 and somehow
>> incompatible. Removing the manual filesystem type option to mount
>> fixes the situation. I don’t know why I set this option in the first
>> place? Maybe it makes mounting faster? or it’s only needed on XO-1?
>> Will test that shortly.
>> XO-1.75 os30 testing for OLPC
>> Discovered one reason for the erratic behavior of yum on XO 1.75.
>> Bonnie fairly regularly looses the time (known problem in the B1
>> prototypes), resetting to January 2000, when you use yum to get
>> ntpdate to fix the time, yum fails with a cryptic message:
>> [olpc at xo-6d-6c-3a ~]$ sudo yum install ntpdate
>> Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for
>> repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again
>> Using tcpdump and wireshark we find that the reason is that the
>> certificate on mirrors.fedoraproject.com is not valid until some time
>> after the year 2000. Maybe we should install ntpdate by default?
>> Browse on os30 hung while entering my google password, unfortunately I
>> wasn’t able to diagnose. The “do you want to save this password”
>> dialog appeared and wouldn’t go away, with the refresh of the browser
>> itself behind stuck. The force quit dialog appeared in Portuguese and
>> I chose the wrong option and killed it :(
>> Chat on os30 with schoolserver produces far less traffic than on os29
>> on adhoc network. We could wait for a laptop to go to sleep and then
>> send a message in chat and within a second the other laptop wakes up,
>> receives it and goes back to sleep! Chat seems to have no problems
>> with sleep or latency when used with schoolserver.
>> Discovered a possible reason for unstable google docs on Browse on XO
>> 1.75 -- if someone types fast enough into the doc on another computer,
>> Browse can’t keep up, you can watch their changes coming in a couple
>> of words at a time (including words which then get deleted) with a
>> delay of a couple of minutes. I suspect it will recover if the other
>> user stops typing for long enough but we didn’t wait long enough. This
>> would explain why sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't -- it
>> depends on how fast the changes come.
>> Maze crashes almost immediately when you collaborate, I think we
>> reported this before? There is an exception in the logs (attached).
>> This happens on all versions we’ve tried recently, not just os30.
>> Had record crash once after playing a video.
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