Optimization team update (11/23 ~ 11/29)
cyberfrag at gmx.net
Tue Dec 2 10:49:47 CET 2008
John Lee wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 05:31:37PM +0100, Andreas Fischer wrote:
>> Hi John, All,
>> Just upgraded from 2008.9. Things to mention:
>> - Boot time decreased. A lot! Thumbs up and a great "Thank you" for that :)
>> - Also, startup time for applications (dialer) seems to have decreased.
>> - As mentioned elsewhere, Enlightenment configuration was reset to not
>> show the spanner and as the settings utility is unusable and the phone
>> tends to suspend after 31 seconds, it is pretty unusable until one
>> switches Enlightenment themes according to
>> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Keyboard_Toggle (bottom of the page).
> sorry about the settings problem. we fixed multiple problems
> yesterday (see https://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/2148). there
> was a really strange line in local.conf saying EXTENDPE = "" , which
> will cause a lot of problems. I have no idea who put that in...
Ah - that would probably also explain the frequent enlightenment crashes
I was going to complain about. I'll test with the new python-etk and see
how it goes from there.
Thanks for your answer,
> there used to be a wrench and qwerty button enabled theme, and now
> raster's illume default theme (illume-theme-illume,
> illume-config-illume) provides the same functionalities with a very
> different look. OM's theme will remain as it is like our designer
> wants it to be. you are free to switch between these two though, by
> setting it inside /etc/enlightenment/default_profile.
> - John
>> - Even after disabling suspend I am having problems. In particular I am
>> now experiencing WSoD even after screen blank (probably bug #2115:
>> https://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/2115 ). I suppose I need to
>> disable screen blank too for now?
>> Nevertheless, even though there are problems it's good to see progress.
>> Keep up the good work.
>> 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.
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