Optimization team update (11/23 ~ 11/29)
iknowjoseph at gmail.com
Mon Dec 1 13:51:30 CET 2008
I've discovered the same:
2008/12/1 William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>:
> Loaded it up and it rebooted fine, but isnt usable.
> Ive lost the spanner so I cant configure it
> It goes to sleep automaticly after a few seconds and without the spanner
> I cant figure out how to disable it (I see you mention that sleep time
> needs to be reset - but how?). Same if I have it plugged into usb, goes
> to sleep while I am logged into it. The old settings icon is still
> present, but does nothing except spin for a few seconds and exits -
> tried logging in to faultfind it but - you guessed it, phone went to
> Its gone back to the huge icons - a real pain, again I cant see how to
> select the smaller ones without the spanner.
> Ive lost the terminal keyboard and only have the crappy ones left -
> unusable for anything serious, like trying to use a terminal to fix
> things :(
> I'll try an unmodified 2008.9 in a couple of days and see if my changes
> to make 2008.9 usable are the cause of the above.
> The good - gsm registered immediately, but then it went to sleep :(
> On Sun, 2008-11-30 at 19:50 +0800, John Lee wrote:
>> Dear Community,
>> As Sushama (our new testing team member) indicated in
>> http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/devel/2008-November/003493.html ,
>> we won't have a release in Nov. Currently the testing team is going
>> to do a full test on the latest testing image. It has all the goodies
>> we did and a lot of improvements over Om2008.9, so please try it and
>> report any error you find.
>> Upgrade howto:
>> From Om2008.9 it's recommanded to upgrade with the following steps:
>> sed -i -e 's%Om2008.8%testing%' /etc/opkg/*.conf
>> /etc/init.d/xserver-nodm stop
>> screen -DR
>> opkg update
>> opkg -force-overwrite upgrade
>> # (please ans Y to all questions)
>> # (the sshd (dropbear) will restart, so you need to reconnect and do
>> # 'screen -DR' again)
>> opkg upgrade
>> shutdown -r now
>> To get the fastest boot time you also need to remove the following
>> opkg remove task-base-nfs task-base-smbfs task-base-bluetooth \
>> task-base-usbgadget avahi-daemon avahi-autoipd blueprobe \
>> usb-gadget-mode portmap exquisite exquisite-theme-freerunner \
>> Known issues:
>> * GTK redraw problem
>> * some obsolete kernel modules still left in system
>> * must remove 'ro' in kernel boot parameter if you use sd boot.
>> * will purge your incompatible e config, so you might need to set
>> stuffs like suspend time again.
>> Since there are different hw versions out there (a5, a6, a7), it's
>> impossible to provide one alsa state file that suits all models.
>> However, it seems you can always find appropriate values for your
>> neo. My way is to adjust
>> control.4 Speaker Playback Volume in
>> the max value is 127, 95 works best on my a5. With volume level 3 or
>> 4 in qtopia dialer, the other side can hear no echo while I get good
>> audio quality.
>> Team update:
>> Tick helped to put his touchscreen improvement into stable-tracking,
>> he will work on opkg internals next. Olv moved to look into kernel
>> and fso. Erin will try bluetooth. Julian is working on the GTK
>> redraw issue, please help him out. Jeremy will fix some qtopia bugs
>> and keep working on suspend/resume issues.
>> Openmoko community mailing list
>> community at lists.openmoko.org
> William Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au>
> Home in Perth!
> Openmoko community mailing list
> community at lists.openmoko.org
More information about the community