[IAEP] Live CD collaboration problem

Bill Kerr billkerr at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 02:40:06 EDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 5:31 AM, Morgan Collett
<morgan.collett at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 18:18, Joel Stanley
> <joel.stanley at adelaide.edu.au> wrote:
> > Hello Morgan,
> >
> > 2008/8/25 Morgan Collett <morgan.collett at gmail.com>:
> >> To enable a log file in presenceservice.log, see if you have a
> >> .xsession or .xsession-example in /home/olpc. Copy .xsession-example
> >> to .xsession if necessary, and uncomment the lines with
> >> PRESENCESERVICE_DEBUG=1 and SUGAR_LOGGER_LEVEL=debug - then restart X
> >> (or the machine).
> >
> > Thanks for the detailed reply. I haven't had the chance to go back out to
> > the school, but with some over the phone tech support Bill has collected
> > some logs for you to look at.
> >
> > I don't have any details on the testing conditions, so if you have any
> > enquiries please ask Bill. He is cc'd.
> >
> > The logs are at http://dev.laptop.org/~joel/bill-sugar-logs/
> Thanks for the logs. presenceservice.log shows that salut
> (LinkLocalPlugin) starts up successfully but doesn't detect anyone on
> the local network. gabble (ServerPlugin) repeatedly attempts to
> connect to a jabber server but fails - nevertheless salut is running.
> Bill, can you surf the web with Browse?

We can access our intranet. Access out of the school to the internet
is via a restrictive firewall, and a http proxy. We now know how to
set up Browse with the proxy, thanks to joel, and will attempt this
next time .

> Please also try this diagnostic command in Terminal: "avahi-browse -t
> _presence._tcp" - that should use the underlying system (avahi) that
> salut is built on, to show if there are other instances that it would
> be able to detect. You should see one or more "iChat Presence" records
> shown. If you only see one, that's yourself and for some reason you
> can't reach the other machines. If you see more than one, then let me
> know because there's a salut problem if you don't also see them in
> mesh view.

We can only see one "iChat Presence"

> I'll try to pull down the livecd image and check myself.
> Regards
> Morgan

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