[sugar] What's left for Update.1

Walter Bender walter
Sat Feb 2 14:10:49 EST 2008

I agree. We shouldn't hold up Update.1 on issues we don't already have
resolutions in hand for. Now is the time for testing, not further


On 2/2/08, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Jan 31, 2008 10:11 PM, Jim Gettys <jg at laptop.org> wrote:
> >  2 - q2d11 OFW - to fix battery problems
> We'll need a q2d12 to fix #6291, or plan for a update.1.1 for
> deployments like Mongolia where we need to multicast-update large
> groups of machines.
> >  4 - UI fix for registration with the school server.
> > http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6136
> >  5 - switch to gabble from salut at school.
> Both of these might be candidates for an update.1.1, since they
> involve code we don't even have in hand yet.
> > mesh's implementation of mutlicast.  We've upped the multicast bitrate
> > for multicast as a band aid, until we can dynamically adjust the
> > bitrate.  But the fundamental issue comes that in large, dense school
> No, the multicast bitrate fix is not included in Update.1 candidates;
> Michalis indicated that it was not appropriate for general deployment,
> since it greatly increases the multicast error rates in non-crowded
> meshes.  There's a mesh TTL hack which was discussed and is also not
> present in the current update.1 candidate; there's some disagreement
> about it.
> Considering the current state of our 'dense mesh' work, I would
> strongly encourage that all of these issues be targetted to
> update.1.1, so that we do not delay update.1 for other users any
> longer than necessary.
>  --scott
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Walter Bender
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