[sugar] Quick Fix for intro screen problem under qemu with build 282
Marco Pesenti Gritti
Mon Mar 5 12:50:10 EST 2007
On Mon, 2007-03-05 at 11:50 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-03-05 at 10:36 +0100, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-03-04 at 19:27 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2007-03-03 at 16:32 -0500, Andrew Clunis wrote:
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> > > > Hey folks,
> > > >
> > > > I volunteered to whip up a CD (with qemu and the ext3 image) for the GDC
> > > > conference, but alas, I didn't save the instructions Marco gave me on
> > > > IRC that fix the issue where qemu's lack of a camera makes the Intro
> > > > screen refuse to advance.
> > > >
> > > > Anyone have this for me?
> > >
> > > What's the exact problem here? The IntroFallbackVideo class was created
> > > for the non-camera case and should work here too. The only problem
> > > there is if you don't have some picture on the drive :)
> > Couple of problems afaict:
> > 1 We are not using Fallback on qemu, because "import glive" will
> > succeed. Maybe there is a way to detect if the hardware actually have a
> > cam that glive can use.
> Ah, ok. That makes sense then. We should figure out the camera device
> and if that's not actually there, do the fallback. Ideally this would
> work with any random v4l2 camera too, not just the one on the laptop.
> > 2 There are no pictures on the drive... Sort of funny but... it's
> > probably a real problem for the qemu testing (we don't want people to
> > have to add pictures to their images to have the thing starting up...)
> Right. We should just stick a random picture on. How about Kiu's?
> > Can you remember me the exact reason why having a picture is mandatory?
> Because when on the laptops, there will be a camera that we can depend
> on by definition.
I'm not sure that alone is a good reason to *require* an image.
> I'd guess that we just want to use Kiu's picture from
> way back and put that in the homedir or something so that at least
> theres something you can pick.
Or make the image optional at least for Fallback...
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