[IAEP] [support-gang] Persistance For Downloaded Activities: How To???
quozl at laptop.org
Wed Apr 24 20:53:20 EDT 2013
On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 05:07:36PM -0700, Caryl Bigenho wrote:
> I am customizing some XO-1s for an elementary school. When I
> download extra Activities, how do I get them to persist without
> having to keep them in the Journal? For some reason, one machine
> does this. The Activities remain even when the Journal in empty. For
> others, they disappear if removed from the Journal. I must have done
> something right for the one where they persist, but can't find info
> anywhere to make it happen with the others.
This doesn't happen for me with 883. I opened Browse, clicked on
Activities, searched for IRC, clicked download. When it had finished,
I went to the journal and the IRC activity was there. The IRC
activity was also in the home view. I used Erase in the journal, and
the IRC activity remained in the home view.
Are these the steps you used?
> BTW... on the old builds that I am reflashing from, the XO mesh
> network worked without them having to be connected to the
> internet. Now I am installing 883 and the icons no longer appear in
> the neighborhood view... until I connect them to the access
> point. With which older builds did the mesh work independently for
> the XO-1s? Does it with any of the newer builds?
This doesn't happen for me with 883. The mesh icons are in the
neighbourhood view immediately after boot. I did not need to connect
to an access point first. I hadn't already picked an access point, so
one of the mesh icons automatically started.
If you use 883 on an XO-1.5, then the mesh icons won't appear.
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