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ninjafoo
Installed fine, all simple enough. Most of this probably isn't C1000 specific.

Some applications open larger then the 640x480 screen, how about setting everything to open maximised by default. The QT options thing is bigger than 640x480, unusably so.

Default application selection is a little questionable, how about allowing the user to pick apps during the install.

xvkbd is much wider than the screen in portrait mode, resizing is a fiddly waste of time.

My CF card is shown as mounted (by the dock app), yet there is nothing visable at either /mnt/cf or /mnt/ide (haven't had chance to look into this further)

When I close the lid, does it suspend or just blank the screen?
Zumi
QUOTE(ninjafoo @ Jun 4 2005, 10:08 AM)
Installed fine, all simple enough. Most of this probably isn't C1000 specific.

Some applications open larger then the 640x480 screen, how about setting everything to open maximised by default. The QT options thing is bigger than 640x480, unusably so.

Most of these larger apps are written this way, one would need to rewrite the app to make it smaller.
You can move large windows by holding down "Alt" key while dragging it with the mouse.
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Default application selection is a little questionable, how about allowing the user to pick apps during the install.

The ROM comes with a default set of application, that an average user wants. If you don't need something, you can easily remove it with the Package manager. There could be also an extra, packageless version but there isn't, I don't think it would be very popular.
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xvkbd is much wider than the screen in portrait mode, resizing is a fiddly waste of time.

It works for me under an SL-C860. It fits the width of the screen if I open it in landscape and portrait mode too. Maybe this is C1000 specific.
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My CF card is shown as mounted (by the dock app), yet there is nothing visable at either /mnt/cf or /mnt/ide (haven't had chance to look into this further)

I can't say anything about this. smile.gif
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When I close the lid, does it suspend or just blank the screen?
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It blanks the screen.

Zumi smile.gif
ninjafoo
QUOTE(Zumi @ Jun 4 2005, 10:57 AM)
The ROM comes with a default set of application, that an average user wants. If you don't need something, you can easily remove it with the Package manager. There could be also an extra, packageless version but there isn't, I don't think it would be very popular.


I would rather have something closer to a regular linux distro, you get a base and are free to add what you want. For example, I don't want (or need) a word processor. At least whats installed is listed in the package maneger (purge purge purge!)
ninjafoo
QUOTE(Zumi @ Jun 4 2005, 10:57 AM)
QUOTE(ninjafoo @ Jun 4 2005, 10:08 AM)
When I close the lid, does it suspend or just blank the screen?
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It blanks the screen.


Thinking about it, why not have the battery light indicate the is the unit is 'on', afterall if its on the mains you don't exactly care about it being left 'on'.

In a similar vein, making the email light flash on sd/cf access would be useful
Zumi
QUOTE(ninjafoo @ Jun 4 2005, 08:36 PM)
Thinking about it, why not have the battery light indicate the is the unit is 'on', afterall if its on the mains you don't exactly care about it being left 'on'.

In a similar vein, making the email light flash on sd/cf access would be useful
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I use so much alternative AC adapter that it's good to know whether it's really charged or not... dry.gif

But about your other idea: I found a program that blinks the mail led when there's network activity. I tried it, it seems to be working on pdaXrom too. I will integrate this functionality in the ztaskbar when I have more time.
And maybe CF/SD activity indication too, if I find out how to do it. smile.gif

Zumi

EDIT: I just forgot to include the link to the program: InetFlash
ninjafoo
QUOTE(Zumi @ Jun 5 2005, 08:16 PM)
EDIT: I just forgot to include the link to the program: InetFlash
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Cheers for the heads up, will give it a whirl as soon as my networking gear arrives smile.gif
nlp
QUOTE(ninjafoo @ Jun 4 2005, 11:08 AM)
My CF card is shown as mounted (by the dock app), yet there is nothing visable at either /mnt/cf or /mnt/ide (haven't had chance to look into this further)

I've exactly the same problem and i've a cl1000 too

If i try to mount them by mount /mnt/cf
or mount /dev/sda/ /mnt/cf
i've a 'no bock device" error


cardctl find correctly my cf cards

but with the "config" option, i have really weird indications for power (about 10^10 vcc)
mad.gif

(all my cf are in fat16 )

It's really a shame because i love this rom and if it wasn't this problem i would drop immediatly the sharp one


PS Hi all biggrin.gif
Quickfry
Here's what I've seen so far.
After exiting quake, rotate doesn't work.
When plugged into a USB host, it's not seen (lsusb on the host machine doesn't show it), so telnet or mounting the zaurus is kind of hard.
I need a better file manager, rox doesn't cut it.
xmms tends to crap out. A LOT.
Chero
QUOTE(nlp @ Jun 26 2005, 08:07 PM)
QUOTE(ninjafoo @ Jun 4 2005, 11:08 AM)
My CF card is shown as mounted (by the dock app), yet there is nothing visable at either /mnt/cf or /mnt/ide (haven't had chance to look into this further)

I've exactly the same problem and i've a cl1000 too

If i try to mount them by mount /mnt/cf
or mount /dev/sda/ /mnt/cf
i've a 'no bock device" error


cardctl find correctly my cf cards

but with the "config" option, i have really weird indications for power (about 10^10 vcc)
mad.gif

(all my cf are in fat16 )

It's really a shame because i love this rom and if it wasn't this problem i would drop immediatly the sharp one


PS Hi all biggrin.gif
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try :
# mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/cf

Chero
Chero
QUOTE(Quickfry @ Jun 28 2005, 04:46 PM)
I need a better file manager, rox doesn't cut it.
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have you tried using "mc" ?
How about xffm ?
Maybe, within a few weeks, thunar might be what you're looking for.

Chero
Quickfry
mc works.
And from what I see of thunar, it's very promising!
stbrock
I have the same problem noted below and Chero's fix doesn't work -- still the message is that hda1 is not a block device. I traced down in /var/log/messages that modprobe fails upon trying to mount an ATA/IDE fixed disk with the message "Can't locate module ide-cs" Neither the required file ide-cs.o nor a similar file that could be linked to that name seem to be present on the system. This is immediately after a complete fresh reflash. Presumably the file is installing properly on some systems but not others for some reason. Perhaps someone could post it? I'd be happy to run any suggested diagnostics to help the developers find out what's going on.


QUOTE(Chero @ Jun 28 2005, 12:01 PM)
QUOTE(nlp @ Jun 26 2005, 08:07 PM)
QUOTE(ninjafoo @ Jun 4 2005, 11:08 AM)
My CF card is shown as mounted (by the dock app), yet there is nothing visable at either /mnt/cf or /mnt/ide (haven't had chance to look into this further)

I've exactly the same problem and i've a cl1000 too

If i try to mount them by mount /mnt/cf
or mount /dev/sda/ /mnt/cf
i've a 'no bock device" error


cardctl find correctly my cf cards

but with the "config" option, i have really weird indications for power (about 10^10 vcc)
mad.gif

(all my cf are in fat16 )

It's really a shame because i love this rom and if it wasn't this problem i would drop immediatly the sharp one


PS Hi all biggrin.gif
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try :
# mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/cf

Chero
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nlp
QUOTE(stbrock @ Jun 29 2005, 07:00 AM)
I have the same problem noted below and Chero's fix doesn't work -- still the message is that hda1 is not a block device. I traced down in /var/log/messages that modprobe fails upon trying to mount an ATA/IDE fixed disk with the message "Can't locate module ide-cs"  Neither the required file ide-cs.o nor a similar file that could be linked to that name seem to be present on the system. This is immediately after a complete fresh reflash. Presumably the file is installing properly on some systems but not others for some reason. Perhaps someone could post it? I'd be happy to run any suggested diagnostics to help the developers find out what's going on.

I had the same message in the logs
and i didn't even think about searching on the forum
huh.gif
and i found this post

Change ide-cs with ide_cs in /etc/config and now works perfectly

smile.gif smile.gif
Quickfry
usb networking is not working. ifconfig -a shows nothing, and lsusb is non-existant. Am I missing something?
zeno
QUOTE(Quickfry @ Jun 29 2005, 06:06 PM)
usb networking is not working. ifconfig -a shows nothing, and lsusb is non-existant. Am I missing something?
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I have the same problem. Ifconfig shows only the "lo" interface. If i launch the usbdconfig tools from a terminal i can read this "warning message":
CODE
Warning: loading /lib/modules/2.4.20/kernel/drivers/usb/device/usbdmonitor.o will taint the kernel: no license

Is this the problem?
At the moment i can't connect my SL-C1000 to my linux-box. Infact, when i push the on/off button of the Z with the usb cable connected, on the PC i can't read messages about the Z. On the contrary with the original sharp rom i read it.
Please help!

zeno
Quickfry
http://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=13680

Check out that thread.
Also, do an lsmod to make sure all of the mentioned modules, as well as usbdmonitor is loaded.
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