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> A Love Letter To The Oz Team, I really can't contain my gushing
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post Mar 20 2006, 12:52 AM
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I've been intently following the development of 3.5.4 and just installed it yesterday on my 3.5.3 collie/5500. What follows is a list of things that are marvellous.

- card manager instantly recognizes & configures my cards. AMAZING; wifi magically works, Opie Mediaplayer2 even populates its list properly and the Documents tab has everything. wasn't so in 3.5.3 and it was a big pain and now it's magically fixed! My SD doesn't show up in "slot 1" when it's mounted, but I think it's because it's ext2 and not vfat, so once I find where mkfs.vfat got off to, that'll be sorted.

- reload icons icon. greatly appreciated.

- the reorganized o-menu is sweet

- altshell is a very nice addition (what is the password I set on first boot? i know it's not the rootword, but it's never asked me for it again so i'm a little confused)

I guess there isn't that much to this list, but I'm basically in awe that it's working already since reflashing yesterday. 3.5.3 was never this smooth... it rocks.

BUT: my one beef is that SD packages (like opie mediaplayer2, my killer app) still get installed to /media/sd/packages/usr, while "ipkg-link mount /media/sd" looks for things in /media/sd/usr. I have to make a symlink every time I reformat, which is annoying, but at least I know (took about a week of sporratic research to find out...). That's my only problem, really; a path reorg a while ago seems to not have proliferated as far as it should've.

All in all though, totally rad. Maybe it's psychosomatic, but everything feels smoother and less, well, linuxey. Thanks devs!
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Mickeyl
post Mar 21 2006, 02:20 PM
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Thanks for the nice words. These improvements would not have been possible without the use of our OpenEmbedded build system, so I'm glad that "it will pay off in the long run" now starts to come reality.
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post Mar 21 2006, 02:26 PM
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QUOTE(Mickeyl @ Mar 21 2006, 10:20 PM)
Thanks for the nice words. These improvements would not have been possible without the use of our OpenEmbedded build system, so I'm glad that "it will pay off in the long run" now starts to come reality.
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I bet lineo was saying "it will pay off in the long run" about the 2.4-crappix kernels wink.gif
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