Daily Snapshot Review 19 March 2008

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Thu Mar 20 02:36:52 CET 2008

On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Kevin Dean wrote:

> My full review can be found 
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Snapshot_review/2008-03-19 and the list of 
> reviews can be found 
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Category:SnapshotReview as usual.
> Today's image marks the return of consistant audio and automatic 
> launching of X.


I notice you don't link to my mirror anymore - I'm totally fine with that 
if the real site is working okay.  I'll keep my mirror updating just in 

> The only notable issue that I see is the lack of an Xserver root image 
> (the "Please wait..." image shown after the splash screen). This is a 
> cosmetic issue and doesn't affect functionality.
> I've introduced a new section to the reviews which I plan to poke at a 
> bit later - GPRS. As of now there are no tools in the default image to 
> configure this (other than the terminal) and settings aren't 
> auto-detected, but I figure that it's an important area and should at 
> least be given a glance. :)
> My recommendation is, for the first time in a while, users interested in 
> a stable daily image update to the 19 March 2008 rootfs and the most 
> current kernel, currently the 14 March 2008 image!

This is great news!

-- Asheesh.

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