Om2009 testing release 5

Angus Ainslie nytowl at
Tue Jun 16 19:24:06 CEST 2009

Hi All,

There have been some major show stoppers fixed in the last week. As 
usual there are additional instructions here.

There is also a new page for community involvement. Many of these wishlist 
items need someone to implement them. If you are interested in in owning one 
of the wishlist items come and join #paroli or send me an email

Careful attention was paid to package versioning so opkg update opkg upgrade 
*might* work. You must also do "rm -r /home/root/.e".

If you want to preserve your settings with flashing the full image use the 
bind-home method.

New features

Settings available from the main screen 
Improved call handling - should limit races in oeventsd
Better list handling
More consistent interface
New paroli-serenity theme, This is for the most part a copy of Joel Newkirk's 
serenity theme
Static MAC addresses for usb devices 
Ability to cut 30 seconds off boot time
	- DO NOT use this if you use bind-home
	- install udev-static-devices to get this speed boost
Keyboard goes away after use 
Updated /etc/network/interfaces to give usb0 a metric

Known issues

If you use bind-home make sure it is on a journaling filesystem such as ext 3

Before install this release  backup your contacts in ~/.paroli/ as there have 
	been some reports of contacts being deleted. One bug relating to missing 
	contacts has been fixed but there's a chance that there is another one. Also
	make sure your home directory is on a journaling filesystem

Some oeventsd rules are ignored  ( framework oeventsd problems )
	- don't suspend while plugged in
	- work around unplug usb until LED goes out, then plug usb in ( need to keep
	the device awake by touching the screen until the LED comes back on)

connman doesn't give a default route to wifi if usb0 already is the default 	
	-work around either "ifdown usb0" from a terminal or 
	"route del default gw" 

Bugs fixed

after editing contacts - some contacts erased
no suspend after phone call FSO 435 
Parts of frameworkd stop working FSO 416
improper battery level in illume 
Keyboard collapses after use


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