Archive for May, 2011

OLPC weekly update 27/05

Friday, May 27th, 2011

My work this week:

  • Tested and released Gonzalo’s work on porting Record to the new style of Sugar activity toolbars
  • More diagnosis and possible workaround of libertas resume crash and communication with Marvell
  • Fixed XO-1.5 rfkill driver hang
  • Trac cleanup and triaging
  • Moved 11.2.0 into bugfixes-only stage

OLPC weekly update 20/05

Friday, May 20th, 2011
  • Fixed a trivial problem in Fedora’s portmidi packaging which was pulling Java into OLPC software builds for no reason
  • Fixed Sugar activity installation in olpc-os-builder thanks to Jerry Vonau
  • Battled with prelink which is disrupting our update path
  • olpc-update minor improvements and testing
  • 11.2.0 build 19 release and testing

OLPC weekly update 13/05

Friday, May 13th, 2011

My OLPC work this week:

  • Finished merging Simon’s dotted Sugar activity version support from a few months ago now that appropriate base libraries are in Fedora.
  • More work on the libertas resume hang bug. I may have identified the cause and fixed it, testing next week will confirm.
  • Some forward-looking work on running rawhide (to become Fedora 16) on the XOs.
  • Cleaned up some kernel odds-and-ends, upstreamed a couple more patches

OLPC weekly update 06/05

Friday, May 6th, 2011

My work for OLPC over the past week: