[Sugar-devel] [SoaS] new SoaSv5 test image - Last change to test and fix issues

Thomas C Gilliard satellit at bendbroadband.com
Tue Jun 14 22:40:25 EDT 2011

Testing 06/14/2011
->Trying to create a 2 GB .img file for dd writing to 2 GB USB's<-

SoaSv5-20110612-i686.iso - fresh download
*boot CD ACER ASPIRE ONE N450-(external usb DVD/CD writer)
:insert new USB (Lexar firefly 4GB)
*sugar terminal
 password (not needed)
 / ext4  fill all of usb
 no swap
 > copyright on f15 anacona install screen is 2003-2010<
*start f15 gnome3-shell from 500GB external HD install
insert new USB
: check device name
terminal: #
dd if=/dev/sdb of=SoaSv5-20110612 bs=4k
resize partition to <2GiB
*Boot resized USB
wireless add
(wep ascii password)
connects to AP as finish adding ssid
surf and IRC connect on wireless
NO Jabber connection
Insert wired network
My Settings/About Me/color change; restart
f1 Neighborhood fills with > 200 Avitars
unplug eth0
My Settings/About Me/color change; restart
f1 Neighborhood is empty

*note jabber only seems to work on a wired eth0 connection
:wireless does not see jabber
: "did not start" message not present as often on starting applications
:restart works w/o Plymouth: (nomodeset progress bars)

Tom Gilliard

Peter Robinson wrote:
> Hi All,
> I was hoping to have this out over a week ago but I had a slight diversion
> via hospital which delayed proceedings.
> So below are links to a new pair (32 and 64 bit) of images for your testing
> pleasure.
> http://fedora.roving-it.com/SoaSv5-20110612-x86_64.iso
> http://fedora.roving-it.com/SoaSv5-20110612-i686.iso
> The network issue is still there, its partially working from the work that I
> did with some assistance from John Dulaney. I've included another utility to
> enable initial configuration of a wireless access point and from there it
> will auto connect and should mostly work. There's issues with the main
> network view and in the control panel but it seems no one else cares enough
> to assist me in getting it fixed. To configure an AP run the command
> "nm-connection-editor" from a terminal as the standard user (not root).
> I don't believe there are any other major blockers for this release. If you
> believe there to be any issues speak up now and provide fixes for it.
> NOTE: This is the last chance to test and get things fixed. Please provide
> concise details to any issues in reply to this mail.
> Cheers,
> Peter
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