Optimization team update (11/23 ~ 11/29)
yorickmoko at gmail.com
Sun Nov 30 13:01:47 CET 2008
but can't the opkg upgrade detect which hw revision we have and
install the best alsa state file?
afterall, good call quality is something almost everybody wants
On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 12:50 PM, John Lee <john_lee at openmoko.com> 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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