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Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on October 22, 2005, 06:49:06 pm
Hello all,

This is a Release Candidate, so it's not the final thing, but we would like to track down bugs, etc., before the final release.

If you find a bug, by all means post it here (and if you have a workaround, etc. please post that too), but please please please have a look on http://bugs.openembedded.org (http://bugs.openembedded.org) to see if the bug has already been spotted and reported (if it has, do say so in the thread) and if it hasn't, then do add a bug for it (create an account for yourself if you need to submit a bug). The majority of the devs hang-out on IRC and all read the mailing list (the bug tracker reports are sent to the mailing list), not may of them check the forums I'm afraid.

Cheers,


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: cycojesus on October 23, 2005, 04:51:43 am
So I've tested the Tosa/Opie OZ-3.5.4-RC and here's what I think of it
after a little more than one day of use, but first I should outline
what I most use my Z for lately, that is to say basically reading e-books with
opie-reader and from time to time play some games, not really anything
else.

So here it is :

- The good :

  * It's even more beautiful, a lot of icons and the themes has been
  reworked to match the 480x640 resolution and it's just beautiful,
  looking sharp and all.



- The bad & ugly :

  * OZ just told the partitions of my ext3 formatted 2G microdrive to
  go to hell, all, disappeared but to beginning of the e-book I was
  presently reading. I noticed it when I got to the next page and was
  presented with what looked like a dump of some part of the RAM
  instead of the next chapter of 'A song of stone' by Iain Banks... I
  launched opie-advancedFM to take a look at the file with the text
  editor and before my eyes I could see all the content of the drive
  was gone :'( I ejected the HD, plugged it in my laptop to reformat
  it and fill it with my backup, so no big deal for the datas but well
  it's not something I like to see happen.
  As for the why, I can only make some guesses from how the OS was
  configured. Unlike what've done before I had activated the
  'DocTab'. Second thing I think of is the new behaviour of the OS
  that asks what to do with the drive when inserted first time, it was
  set to suspend it when inserted and when the OS resume from sleep.
  Now I've refilled the drive with the datas and plugged it back in
  the Z so at least I can continue to read the book. I changed the
  setting of the OS to activate the drive when inserted and when the
  OS resume from sleep. I'll see if it continue to think of my datas
  as crap and if it trash it again. I'll let you know if it happen
  again.
  Come to think of it I think the 'suspend drive' stuff that
  might be guilty. I've not investigated by I wonder if it unmount the
  drive before suspending it... So let's suppose the drive was
  suspended, not unmounted ; then opie-reader, when I go to the next
  page realize it's not in RAM, tries to read it from the drive and
  then *BOOM*, trying to read from the drive while it's suspended make
  a mess of it. I think about that because I saw this with my laptop
  and its external HD : once I suspended it with the external HD
  mounted and on and when I woke it up the external HD was unreadable,
  a 'ls' would print crap. No data loss but I had to unmount then
  mount the drive to get access to it...

EDIT : I've forgot to say thanks for the "kinda" release
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on October 23, 2005, 06:22:20 am
I've only used the new card config utility briefly, and iirc it shouldn't do anything with storage media - my impression was that it's just for device cards (wifi, bluetooth, etc.).

It's possible that some corruption occured because the microdrive was shutdown before the cache was flushed to disk, though pretty much everything should be recoverable with a fsck.ext3.

Did this happen while you were using the device? (I presume so). I've never seen any issues with CF flash storage so I wonder what it is about microdrives - anyone else with a microdrive seen any problems?


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: cycojesus on October 25, 2005, 05:10:34 am
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I've only used the new card config utility briefly, and iirc it shouldn't do anything with storage media - my impression was that it's just for device cards (wifi, bluetooth, etc.).

It's possible that some corruption occured because the microdrive was shutdown before the cache was flushed to disk, though pretty much everything should be recoverable with a fsck.ext3.

Did this happen while you were using the device? (I presume so). I've never seen any issues with CF flash storage so I wonder what it is about microdrives - anyone else with a microdrive seen any problems?


Si
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Maybe a "Do nothing" option would be welcomed, or can it be uninstalled without screwing the OS ?

Yes I was using the Z at this time, reading a book with opie-reader. I don't know if the microdrive itself was used. So far, since I've had the microdrive everything worked well in OZ 3.5.3. I installed hdparm and add 'hdparm -S 60 /dev/hda' in some bootscripts.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on October 25, 2005, 07:31:40 am
I think there is a 'do nothing' option.

I can't say for sure though as I'm running GPE (perhaps I have Opie on my collie...)


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Mickeyl on October 25, 2005, 10:55:05 am
"Activate" == "Do Nothing"
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: JohnX on October 28, 2005, 02:40:28 am
This is all on the C1000. I haven't gotten a chance to test anything on the 5500 yet.

OZ/Opie: Seems good.  The fonts look great.  The software provided in this release is newer than the stuff the current feeds provide and also the list of feeds isn't very complete but I imagine that's a known issue.  I didn't play with it very much since I wanted to dig into GPE...

OZ/GPE: This is showing real progress, but still has some issues.  This is the first time though that it's been far enough along (on the C1000)  that I've felt like sticking with it to try and get it running well. Some of the big issues I've run into so far:

Issue #1:
Font sizes are a little off. The size of the Application font (GTK2) and the desktop icon font is too big.  By default it is 7, I've found that 5 is about the maximum size that can be used without causing things to render strangely. By default the font for the menu in the bottom launcher bar is waaaay to small. I set it to 5, which should be decently readable. I also found the title bar font to be too small. I set it to 5 as well and upped the title bar size itself to 24 pixels to accomadate the larger font. Most of these have to be set manually in /usr/share/theme/<theme-name>/matchbox/theme.xml and theme.desktop.  There's some good docs on editing matchbox themes on the matchbox website (http://projects.o-hand.com/matchbox/). If there is interest in me releasing a theme that has all the right font sizes set, and can just be untarred in /usr/share/themes, then let me know.

Issue #2:
This could be user error but I haven't found a button anywhere to suspend yet. (And before anyone asks, I have tried holding the power button).  I've been suspending by opening up a root shell and running
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apm --suspend which seems to work fine.  It might be handy to have that in the menu or on the desktop somewhere.  Resume with the power buttom seems to work fine as well.

Issue #3:
No feeds included by default.  I assume this is because there isn't an official openzaurus GPE feed for 3.5.4-RC.

Issue #4:
Some programs crash on load or fail to start completely.  These are:
Settings/Screen Setup
Settings/Sleep Config
(For some reason I thought there were more but I don't remember them now).  If there is anything I can do to help troubleshoot those let me know, but keep in mind I'm not really a programmer (I know a little bit of C and Java, but it's been a while).

Some other programs are just flakey or act strangely:
the backlight applet crashes when clicked
xmonobut's icon is too small and doesn't even appear until the area where it's running is clicked or refreshed (e.g. by hiding and showing the panel or moving the applet with panel manager).
There are some font size issues in the "mini browser": some fonts are tiny, some are a little big.  After zooming in a couple times the tiny fonts look ok but now the big fonts are huge.  The big fonts are mostly found in GTK type widgets like drop down boxes or buttons.  Maybe they're pulling in the default GTK font size or something?

I might post later with more as I find them.  After posting all these problems I think I should add that I'm actually really impressed with the progress and I really appreciate all the hard work you OZ/Opie/GPE developers do.  Good job guys!
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on October 28, 2005, 06:05:13 am
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Most of these have to be set manually in /usr/share/theme/<theme-name>/matchbox/theme.xml and theme.desktop.

You can change most/some of this stuff using the Look & Feel applet.

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It might be handy to have that in the menu or on the desktop somewhere. Resume with the power buttom seems to work fine as well.

You can add it as a shortcut to the 'taskbar', I'll have a dig around for the command.

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Some programs crash on load or fail to start completely. These are:
Settings/Screen Setup
Settings/Sleep Config

Try running them from the 'Start menu' rather than from the desktop - there was a bug which was fixed in CVS, and I thought a new version of gpe-conf was being used with these fixes. Let me know if this fixes it and I'll have a word.

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the backlight applet crashes when clicked

Interesting. If you start it from the command line (minilite) what error does it show after it crashes?

Which kernel is this? 2.6.x? I guess backlight control doesn't work for you. If it's a 2.6.x kernel then install bl from here: http://people.bath.ac.uk/enpsgp/Zaurus/bl/ (http://people.bath.ac.uk/enpsgp/Zaurus/bl/), if it's still 2.4.20 then it might still work but I may have to add the particular /dev entries to support it. Please let me know.

Cheers,


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: ironstorm on October 28, 2005, 11:05:06 am
K,  I had a quick test of Collie/GPE and Collie/OPIE and here are some observations...

GPE:
- I had problems with the Z, freezing up...  They maybe related to Rosetta since I was using it both times.   Openned calendar, started to create a new appointment, then went through start menu to open Rosetta trainer to check how to make a 't' and machine froze for a couple of minutes...  
- After saving rosetta DB, roestta stopped working until I logged out/in...
- Background colour of selected icon is same as text colour -> Black on Black
- Manual suspend/resume works (using button)...  didn't test auto suspend.
- Wifi worked fine with my MA701 as root (seem to remember having had troubles getting Wifi configured as regular user)

OPIE:
- seems snappier then before
- Calendar font is nice and small, fits well.
- Opie-console has bug were last line scrolls off bottom (this was a bug before, don't know if it was ever fixed)
- Opie-console profiles default to font DejaVu_Sans, which results in typing that has tabs between each character i.e. "l   s       -  l   a   h"...  
Workaround: using DejaVu_Sans_Mono instead works as expected
- Manual suspend/resume is very fast now
- Automatic suspend does not occur
- Wifi worked fine with my MA701
- PCMCIA launcher applet does not detect card insertions or removals...  insert submenu item does not work either.   Media is successfully automounted though.

Overall, I think Opie has improved, not that familiar with GPE so I won't comment on that guy...

I look forward to getting some new packages into the feed, so I can try to get opie-player2 to play shoutcast audio (3.5.3 packages abort after pulling down the station info).

-G
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on October 28, 2005, 11:09:10 am
What machine is that on?

Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: ironstorm on October 28, 2005, 02:54:10 pm
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K,  I had a quick test of Collie/GPE and Collie/OPIE and here are some observations...
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What machine is that on?

Si
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A very beat-up old sl5500
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Hrw on October 28, 2005, 03:30:52 pm
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- Opie-console has bug were last line scrolls off bottom (this was a bug before, don't know if it was ever fixed)

That bug which disappear after open of inputmethod?

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- Opie-console profiles default to font DejaVu_Sans, which results in typing that has tabs between each character i.e. "l   s       -  l   a   h"... 
Workaround: using DejaVu_Sans_Mono instead works as expected

Hmm.. it should use DejaVu_Sans_Mono/9 by default - especially on collie where there is no separate /home/ - in OPIE 1.2.1 we changed opie-console to use that font when nothing is set.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: JohnX on October 28, 2005, 05:54:22 pm
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You can change most/some of this stuff using the Look & Feel applet.
You can change application font, desktop icon font and the rxvt font in look and feel.  The rest have to be changed manually.

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You can add it as a shortcut to the 'taskbar', I'll have a dig around for the command.
I'm fine with apm --suspend in an rxvt. I was merely suggesting that it might be good to have it in the final release so that you don't get a million questions from users.

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Try running them from the 'Start menu' rather than from the desktop - there was a bug which was fixed in CVS, and I thought a new version of gpe-conf was being used with these fixes. Let me know if this fixes it and I'll have a word.
Tried from the menu as well. In both cases (desktop and menu) they display a window very briefly (quarter of a second maybe) and then disappear. On the command line:
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root@Ryoko:~# gpe-conf screen
Segmentation fault
root@Ryoko:~# gpe-conf sleep
/home/root/ipaq-sleep.conf: No such file or directory
Segmentation fault
root@Ryoko:~# cp /etc/ipaq-sleep.conf ./
root@Ryoko:~# gpe-conf sleep
Segmentation fault
root@Ryoko:~#

The version of gpe-conf I have is 0.1.25-r0. If there is a newer one out there I'll try it.


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Interesting. If you start it from the command line (minilite) what error does it show after it crashes?
It crashes with a "Segmentation fault"

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Which kernel is this? 2.6.x? I guess backlight control doesn't work for you. If it's a 2.6.x kernel then install bl from here: http://people.bath.ac.uk/enpsgp/Zaurus/bl/ (http://people.bath.ac.uk/enpsgp/Zaurus/bl/), if it's still 2.4.20 then it might still work but I may have to add the particular /dev entries to support it. Please let me know.

The kernel is 2.4.20, compiled on Oct 19. I tried the the bl you linked to. It crashes with a Segmentation fault.  If there is a 2.6 image for the C1000 I'm willing to test it.

Thanks for the suggestions.

-John X

Edit: Trying to get all the quote tags correct.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: JohnX on October 28, 2005, 08:34:43 pm
Update: apm --suspend will suspend the device when called by root or an unprivileged user, however if called by a user the machine will not resume and will need to be "reset" by pulling and replacing the battery.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: EdbO on October 29, 2005, 05:06:50 am
I'm realy impressed of the new OZ/Opie on my Collie. The most of it is the bluetooth subsystem Great  

I had some things that was already posted:
- line behind the taskbar in the terminal
- Suspend / resume of the bluetoothcard (bug 417)

New issue I found:
Beaming contacts, todolist don't work. Opie find my computer and I can setup a PAN-network. On my computer I've started gnome-obex-server.
So I jumped into the terminal and found the problem. The obex-server om my computer is on channel 4. The command:
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obextool push 4Works great   for me. The question is how can I configure that obextool have to send on channel 4?

Inserting SD-card won't work. The cardmanager says that it was an empty socket. Clicking on Insert gives "Error while ing card in socket #1". Mouting the card in the terminal works.

In /etc/pcmcia/bluetooth.conf the Billionton Bluetoothcard will bind with bt950_cs. Please change this to serial_cs with class bluetooth.

<edit>
I can't beam to the Zaurus    Zaurus said "Remote device doesn't support receiving obejcts".
</edit>
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Lurker on October 30, 2005, 09:53:53 pm
3.5.4RC1 on C3000 Quick Observations

General:
To enable SD/MMC support see this post (https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=15596&view=findpost&p=99827) from the ever-helpful lardman    
No Sound. The 2.6 on Zaurus Status Page (http://www.rpsys.net/openzaurus/) shows it as currently unsupported, even though the C3000 uses the same audio chip as the previous clamshell models
No 2.6-kernel USB modules/drivers. I got them from asm-nai's feed (http://naismith.sakura.ne.jp/feed2).

GPE:
Could not suspend: Pressing the on/off button once freezes the Zaurus temporarily; a second press takes the user back to the GPE login screen. apm --suspend gave device or resource busy. This occurs as both user and root. Unfortunately, this was a showstopper for me. Let me know what I can do to help troubleshoot this issue.

OPIE:
Opie suspends and resumes perfectly with the on/off button
Asks what to do with the internal Hitachi Microdrive upon first boot  . I hope I answered correctly when I selected Activate on Insertion and Activate on Resume. There do not appear to be any ill affects thus far...


I am glad to see that OpenZaurus 3.5.4 will debut a 2.6 kernel for the C3x00/C1000 machines. I am extremely pleased to see a bluetooth GUI included with Opie! Great job, guys!
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Hrw on October 31, 2005, 06:24:13 am
Edbo:

could you paste "cardctl info" of that bilington card?
card applet does not use SD - only CF cards (its other applet that was in older releases)
collie (5500/5000) report 2 CF slots always - bug in kernel probably

Lurker:
sound on spitz is progressing - we got ALSA in development kernel but it need some work
kernel modules not provided because it's RC - only images and kernels provided to test does it works
'activate' option is proper one
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: malik on October 31, 2005, 09:56:18 am
hello,

is there a kind of work around for the "line drawing bug"  on the tosa model?
or is it a serious bug?

malik
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: EdbO on November 01, 2005, 11:49:10 am
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could you paste "cardctl info" of that bilington card?

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root@collie:~# cardctl info
PRODID_1="Compact Flash"
PRODID_2="Bluetooth Card"
PRODID_3=""
PRODID_4=""
MANFID=022d,2000
FUNCID=2
PRODID_1=""
PRODID_2=""
PRODID_3=""
PRODID_4=""
MANFID=0000,0000
FUNCID=255

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card applet does not use SD - only CF cards (its other applet that was in older releases)
collie (5500/5000) report 2 CF slots always - bug in kernel probably
How can I mount and umount the SD-card? I installed apps to the SD-card. Umounting or removing the SD-card will freeze Oz/Opie.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: cycojesus on November 06, 2005, 04:39:25 am
Just tought I'd say that I've had no other microdrive corruption. The only "complain" I might have is about apps that don't scale on 480x640, most of the apps in facts, at least most of the games I play (shisensho, kcheckers, knights, ...). Good apps are for example sokoban and maki. But well, it's nothing compared to the usefulness of OZ in general, just a minor drawback...
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on November 06, 2005, 11:27:46 am
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How can I mount and umount the SD-card? I installed apps to the SD-card. Umounting or removing the SD-card will freeze Oz/Opie.

(u)mount /media/card

Try running 'ipkg-link umount /media/card' first to get rid of the symlinks then umounting the card.


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: larrycow on November 06, 2005, 04:26:47 pm
I just flashed my collie with the opie image, and moved root fs to an SD card. Works nice, so far, especially the suspend-by-cancel thing. I had the need to reset a few times, dunno why, it got stuck. I didn't manage to isolate it yet.

The only thing I saw that is annoying and (probably) easy to fix is with ntpdate: I had to disable the ipv6 kernel module for it to work. It was complaining about an IPV6_V6ONLY (IIRC) error.

Not that I need V6 on my Z, but having a working ntpdate by default would be nice.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: jansenq on November 06, 2005, 08:36:13 pm
Installed opie on tosa...

Noticed a few gotya's that I have not corrected yet.  Any help would be nice.

1. keymaps...  The numbers don't work.  they're in keymap-2.4
2. ntpdate... invalid protocol

# ntpdate pool.ntp.org
Looking for host pool.ntp.org and service ntp
host found : ns.itconnection.ru
19 Oct 18:35:12 ntpdate[2614]: setsockopt() IPV6_V6ONLY failed: Protocol not available

3. console...  keypad does not always work... have to reset

4. opie security pin plugin hangs with cf inserted

Tried gpe, but could not import my pim data.  Anybody know how?
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: larrycow on November 07, 2005, 05:45:56 am
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2. ntpdate... invalid protocol
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Try to desactivate the ipv6 module (remove the "ipv6" file from /etc/modutils, run update-modules and then reboot, IIRC). It worked for me.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 08, 2005, 02:34:23 am
Hi. Wanted to report issues on the SL-C1000 with GPE :

* First, I'd like to point out something that puzzled me at first when booting (already reported by others)... the GPE startup screen, which stays for a while without any apparent activity... on laptops it's possible to guess if a machine is frozen looking at the HD activity led... on a zaurus, well... many users may wonder and reset it before waiting until the startup is actually completed. So yes, something telling what's happening would be great.

Something new that nobody seems to have reported :
* The arobase character is not active in the keyboard (Fn+- only inputs '-' instead of '@)

Apart from that, very impressed by this first experience with the SL-C1000 and GPE. Really looking forward to using the final release

Best regards
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: JohnX on November 08, 2005, 02:48:29 am
Try shift+-
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 08, 2005, 03:04:44 am
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Try shift+-
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Thanks. it worked. Standard GPE feature or workaround ?


A couple more issues :

* under GPE, found no easy indication of the versions of OZ or GPE (if a version for GPE as a whole exists) which would help reporting bugs in the trackers as requested in [a href=\"http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/releases/354/]http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/releases/354/[/url] ... all I could find is going to the package manager for each individual application... The system info tool doesn't seem to report these (only build date and kernel version).

* In gpe-calendar, the dates displayed in the new event entry dialog are truncated, which is a bit confusing (already reported in http://handhelds.org/~bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1423) (http://handhelds.org/~bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=1423))

* Couldn't find a way to access the list of active applications in the panel, somehow... all I can find is the top-left corner widget of the windows, or going in the "Active Tasks" drawer of the desktop... but this may be my inexperience with GPE for not finding the right applet to add to the panel maybe ? (using gnome on my desktop, but obviously it's not completely similar
Hope this helps.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Doiiue on November 11, 2005, 01:23:50 pm
Hi,

Got an used SL-5600 last week from ebay and installed 3.5.4-RC couple days ago.
I am new to this so I cant tell if my reports on 4-RC are know bugs for wich there already exist workarounds.

Found bugs :

By holding the battery applet with the stylus the zaurus will hang most of the time.  Seems to happen only if I hold it too long.  It will switch to % or graphical display but then hangs.

Questions/recommendation :

In order to use WEP encription for wireless network, do I have to set the key to HEX on both the AP and the Z ?

Is it possble to map a button to rotate the screen ?  How ?

I've install kpacman from 3.5.1 from the feed ( some graphics glitch but very useable ) .  What would one do to create a script that would deactivate the home button before running kpacman and reactivate it once kpacman leaves.

May I suggest to get rid of the "task-*-*" package architecture.  That would provide finer control over installed application.  For exemple, in order to remove the citytime package, I would need to remove the task-opie-base-apps package

To help the new users, would it be possible to show a short message suggesting to run ipkg-link add  [package-name] if the -d option has been use ( ipkg-link mount /mnt/card/ does not work, or I did not use the right command ).

knights and phalanx works great on 3.5.4-RC, would be nice to have those apps that integrates well  in this release in the feeds lists.

feed .../3.5.3-snapshot/... is not a valid link.

If I do an ipkg upgrade, I get a message about libxine.  "Package libxine wants to install file /usr/lib/libxine..... but file is already provided by libxine1"

I have the pxa250 version, do I have to install another kernel or is the cache bug workaround disabled by default or do I have to enable by hand ?

This is a great site, community here is nice.  Keep up the good work !!!

Thank you
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Hrw on November 11, 2005, 01:38:42 pm
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Hi,

Got an used SL-5600 last week from ebay and installed 3.5.4-RC couple days ago.
I am new to this so I cant tell if my reports on 4-RC are know bugs for wich there already exist workarounds.

Every user welcome, testers are needed for 5600.

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By holding the battery applet with the stylus the zaurus will hang most of the time.  Seems to happen only if I hold it too long.  It will switch to % or graphical display but then hangs.
known - reported in OPIE
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In order to use WEP encription for wireless network, do I have to set the key to HEX on both the AP and the Z ?
I have hex on AP and Z - never tried other way.

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I've install kpacman from 3.5.1 from the feed ( some graphics glitch but very useable ) .  What would one do to create a script that would deactivate the home button before running kpacman and reactivate it once kpacman leaves.

Why not from 3.5.3 feed? Home button thing - you can disable home button in whole opie only.

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May I suggest to get rid of the "task-*-*" package architecture.  That would provide finer control over installed application.  For exemple, in order to remove the citytime package, I would need to remove the task-opie-base-apps package

task-* packages are created to allow easy installing of software (flashed bootstrap and want opie - install task-opie-base to get minimal and etc)

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knights and phalanx works great on 3.5.4-RC, would be nice to have those apps that integrates well  in this release in the feeds lists.

Most of OZ 3.5.3 software will be in 3.5.4. And more of course

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feed .../3.5.3-snapshot/... is not a valid link.

And 3.5.4-rc is not final release but test one.

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If I do an ipkg upgrade, I get a message about libxine.  "Package libxine wants to install file /usr/lib/libxine..... but file is already provided by libxine1"

You mixing 3.5.3 with 3.5.4-rc - many things were changed since that.

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I have the pxa250 version, do I have to install another kernel or is the cache bug workaround disabled by default or do I have to enable by hand ?

OZ kernels for 5600 are for pxa250 machines. We would provide pxa255 kernel too with OZ 3.5.4 release - it will be marked as such.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Doiiue on November 12, 2005, 01:02:45 am
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Why not from 3.5.3 feed?

Oh !  I see it now, I was searching for it in ../feed/games/ and I and no feeds for opie
Wonderfull

Dont know if its a bug, but after I added 3.5.3 opie feed, I did an update and opie-kpacman wasn't there.  But I could install it from the console.  

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task-* packages are created to allow easy installing of software (flashed bootstrap and want opie - install task-opie-base to get minimal and etc)

I just found out that if I remove the task-* packages, it does not delete the pakages in it, so now I can remove opie-citytime, for instance, without getting a dependency error message ( it only hang, and I had to reset  )

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tOZ kernels for 5600 are for pxa250 machines. We would provide pxa255 kernel too with OZ 3.5.4 release - it will be marked as such.

Is the XScale cache bug workaround disabled ?  Can one cat "something" somewhere in /proc/ to enable/disable it ?

So far I find RC4 to be fairly usable.  But I can't talk for users with no knowledge of bash.  I've been using linux profesionaly for 6 years.  some googling of ipkg and I am on my own.

b.t.w. if theres anything I can do to help, tests or else, just ask, I'll be glad to do so

Thank you
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on November 12, 2005, 05:30:00 am
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Is the XScale cache bug workaround disabled ? Can one cat "something" somewhere in /proc/ to enable/disable it ?

I was wondering about this myself - you'll have to take a look at the kernel source and see if this is possible (and hack at it). The only issue I can see is whether or not such a transition can take place while the kernel is actually running.


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Hrw on November 12, 2005, 05:58:04 am
Default OZ kernels for poodle (5600) have cache fixes enabled to get them working good on pxa250. That kernel run without problem also on pxa255 but we can also provide kernel without ixes enabled as such kernel is faster on pxa255 (but wont work good on pxa250).
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Mickeyl on November 12, 2005, 05:58:31 pm
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Is the XScale cache bug workaround disabled ? Can one cat "something" somewhere in /proc/ to enable/disable it ?

AFAIK the cache workaround can only be enabled/disabled at initialization time. BTW., the handhelds.org folks have a stub on their 2.4.x that automatically enables it when a PXA250 is found. That would be pretty useful for our kernel as well. I don't know if 2.6 contains that already.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 13, 2005, 11:36:47 am
May I suggest addition of CONFIG_TUN=m in defconfig-akita so that the kernel-module-tun be built, and openvpn being installable ?

Best regards,
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on November 13, 2005, 01:03:13 pm
Add this to the bug tracker as an enhancement.


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 13, 2005, 04:33:07 pm
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Add this to the bug tracker as an enhancement.


Si
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Done : [a href=\"http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=455]http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=455[/url]
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Rev.Tigger on November 13, 2005, 04:43:38 pm
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In order to use WEP encription for wireless network, do I have to set the key to HEX on both the AP and the Z ?

Hi,  to use ASCI keys for WEP under 3.5.3 I had to prefix the key with s:
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 14, 2005, 05:21:02 pm
Hi.
Not sure this may be considered as a bug, but I think that it's not really a good idea to have rfcomm and other bluez modules loaded by default on akita... eats unecessarily memory, unless user adds bluetooth dongle/card. And since the SL-C1000 does not include a bluetooth chip, I think it is safe not to include it by default.

Maybe the problem is that task-bootstrap depends on packages like kernel-module-rfcomm-2.4.

What d'you think : bug, feature ?

Best regards,
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 19, 2005, 12:30:11 pm
Again some suggestion, although I'm not really sure ...

Should e2fsprogs-e2fsck (and e2fsprogs-fsck) be included in default images/tasks ?

It helps alot with things like adding e2fs partitions on SD, using altboot and such...

Your opinion ?
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: kdbond on November 19, 2005, 05:22:14 pm
I am having a problem with the keyboard in 3.5.4.  In particular, I cannot get the keyboard to enter underscore '_', also somettimes the numbers stop working, I press and release the Fn key before pressing the number.  A reboot always seems to bring back the number key, but never got any underscore.  On two occasions the keyboard has become completely non-functional until a reboot, though I cannot reproduce this behavior.

This is 3.5.4rc with Opie on an SL-C6000L
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: ironstorm on November 22, 2005, 03:52:59 pm
aumix from 3.5.3 is broken on 3.5.4RC on Collie/z5500...  outputs:

Code: [Select]
aumix: SOUND_MIXER_READ_RECSRC
and exits...

Bug Filed: http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=488 (http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=488)
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: koen on November 22, 2005, 09:05:05 pm
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Hi.
Not sure this may be considered as a bug, but I think that it's not really a good idea to have rfcomm and other bluez modules loaded by default on akita... eats unecessarily memory, unless user adds bluetooth dongle/card. And since the SL-C1000 does not include a bluetooth chip, I think it is safe not to include it by default.

Maybe the problem is that task-bootstrap depends on packages like kernel-module-rfcomm-2.4.

What d'you think : bug, feature ?
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OZ (and Familiar) ships the default images with lots of connectivity tools and driver for popular cards. If we remove them people will say "OZ sucks because my card doesn't work" and if they stay in, people will say "OZ is too bloated". I'd let them stay in because the drivers are not that big and adds much needed userfriendliness
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 23, 2005, 05:45:19 pm
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Quote
Hi.
Not sure this may be considered as a bug, but I think that it's not really a good idea to have rfcomm and other bluez modules loaded by default on akita... eats unecessarily memory, unless user adds bluetooth dongle/card. And since the SL-C1000 does not include a bluetooth chip, I think it is safe not to include it by default.

Maybe the problem is that task-bootstrap depends on packages like kernel-module-rfcomm-2.4.

What d'you think : bug, feature ?
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OZ (and Familiar) ships the default images with lots of connectivity tools and driver for popular cards. If we remove them people will say "OZ sucks because my card doesn't work" and if they stay in, people will say "OZ is too bloated". I'd let them stay in because the drivers are not that big and adds much needed userfriendliness
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You're right.

What I meant is that the modules should not be *loaded* in memory on startup... having them on the "disk" is no such a big deal actually... it's more memory limits which is my concern, expecially with GPE.

So I agree for having the ipkg in the images, but maybe not the modules loaded, which would mean adapting the modules' conf files which render their loading on statup ?
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: euroclie on November 25, 2005, 03:24:29 am
Hello,

Just tried the latest C3000 ROM images, with both Opie and GPE. I'm pretty much impressed by the result, but as mentioned in the original message of this thread, this is a release candidate only, and indeed we're far from really usable stuff.

I couldn't play very long with it, and so far have certainly not uncovered any new bug, but here's what I've found out so far, in case it helps any other C3000 owner to decide if this release candidate is worth installing or not:

1) GPE seems interesting, but there's that infamous suspend bug, so the C3000 can't be suspended at all, neither using the on/off button, not by typing "apm --suspend" in a console. End of the story as far as I'm concerned. I need to take my Zaurus with me and play with it for some time if I'm to find out anything usefull to report, and this obviously won't be the case until I can go away from the electric outlet on the wall...

2) Opie is more usable. I was able to connect to my home Wifi network using a D-Link DCF-660W CF card out of the box, it works great with WellenReiter as well, and using the builtin browser I loaded the google page in no time. Nice!

3) I was able to play a bit longer with Opie, and discovered the (already reported) bug with the Mail application not creating the proper folder structure for POP accounts, so I couldn't get it to work at all. Too bad, as I'll be away from home for a couple of days and really need access to my email on the road...

4) This leads me to my last "report": I was soooo happy to have finally got my Socket Rev G Bluetooth CF card to work with the Sharp ROM (didn't work with the Cacko 1.23 beta for C3000), that I've been disappointed to see it doesn't work with Opie 3.5.4-RC. I tried to hack my way through the bluetooth config files, but whatever I do, despite the serial_cs module being loaded in memory when I insert the card, hcitool dev always return an empty line. So all in all, the bluetooth stuff doesn't work for me, and that's another thing preventing me to connect to the net while I'm away from home...

So far, the Opie ROM looks very promising, though. I'm reverting to the stock Sharp ROM for now, and will try to find out again the exact config that works for my Bluetooth card, so that I may file a bug report for it in the Opie bugtracker. I just hope that someone can find quickly what's wrong with the Mail application, and if I can have the browser, the mail application along with my WiFi and Bluetooth connections, then I'll keep Opie on my Zaurus and try to help as much as I can ironing out the bugs I can find.

Congratulations anyway for this promising RC release, and all the work already done!
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on November 25, 2005, 05:24:27 am
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4) This leads me to my last "report": I was soooo happy to have finally got my Socket Rev G Bluetooth CF card to work with the Sharp ROM (didn't work with the Cacko 1.23 beta for C3000), that I've been disappointed to see it doesn't work with Opie 3.5.4-RC. I tried to hack my way through the bluetooth config files, but whatever I do, despite the serial_cs module being loaded in memory when I insert the card, hcitool dev always return an empty line. So all in all, the bluetooth stuff doesn't work for me, and that's another thing preventing me to connect to the net while I'm away from home... sad.gif

Have a word with hrw, he's our resident bluetooth expert. You might find it easier to talk to him on irc - #openzaurus is probably the best channel for this conversation.

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but there's that infamous suspend bug

Is this not present on the Opie image? Take a look here: https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=16224 (https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=16224)

BTW your wifi card should also work 'out of the box' with GPE; was there no browser built-in in the GPE image? gpe-minibrowser or something like that?


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: euroclie on November 25, 2005, 06:00:47 am
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Have a word with hrw, he's our resident bluetooth expert. You might find it easier to talk to him on irc - #openzaurus is probably the best channel for this conversation.
Will try to get in touch with him, but I almost never do irc. Way too much time consuming, generally, I prefer email & web browsing, even if irc is faster to get things fixed.

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Is this not present on the Opie image? Take a look here: https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=16224 (https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=16224)
No, the Opie ROM lets me suspend the C3000 Zaurus, as far as I could tell, using the on/off button.

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BTW your wifi card should also work 'out of the box' with GPE; was there no browser built-in in the GPE image? gpe-minibrowser or something like that?
Didn't even have a chance to test it: I had to go away from home, and that's when I discovered the suspend bug (impossible to suspend the zaurus, so I took it "as is" with me). Later I realized that it was still switched on after more than a couple of hours, and the GPE ROM was quickly replaced by something else.

I'll do some more testing in a few days/weeks, as soon as I have finished moving house to another city!
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on November 27, 2005, 03:28:25 pm
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This is all on the C1000. I haven't gotten a chance to test anything on the 5500 yet.

On a SL-C1000 too.

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...SNIP...

OZ/GPE: This is showing real progress, but still has some issues. 

...SNIP...

Issue #2:
This could be user error but I haven't found a button anywhere to suspend yet. (And before anyone asks, I have tried holding the power button).  I've been suspending by opening up a root shell and running
Code: [Select]
apm --suspend which seems to work fine.  It might be handy to have that in the menu or on the desktop somewhere.  Resume with the power buttom seems to work fine as well.

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I'm testing out of the openembedded repository (so hopefully close to the next RC).

You might be interested to know that the package suspend-desktop was added to the GPE image, which provides a menu for suspending the machine.

The only problem is that resuming won't work if running as a non-root user... but that's another issue, I think (bug filed : [a href=\"http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=496)]http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=496)[/url] .

Best regards,
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Ashen on November 27, 2005, 05:21:38 pm
Hi, I tried 3.5.4-RC with my sl5600 and got the following error when i tried to use runcompat with opera/other apps:

No Qt/Embedded server appears to be running
If you want to run this program as a server, add the "-qws" command-line option

Using -qws just messes everything up

Oh, and for some reason opie keeps freezing, it has happened several times without any consistency as to what programs are running. I have reflashed several times and still have the same problem each time. I have checked the md5sums and they are correct.

I appreciate all the hard work,
Ashen
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Hrw on November 28, 2005, 09:25:38 am
ashen: use sharp-compat-libs from OZ 3.5.3 not older versions (like oz-compat).
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: gortsleigh on December 01, 2005, 12:14:15 am
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The only thing I saw that is annoying and (probably) easy to fix is with ntpdate: I had to disable the ipv6 kernel module for it to work. It was complaining about an IPV6_V6ONLY (IIRC) error.

Not that I need V6 on my Z, but having a working ntpdate by default would be nice.
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I am using SL-6000 (Tosa) and am having fits with IPV6.  I cannot disable it, and it seems to be blocking the operation of ntpdate, wget, and scp (dropbear).

I can ssh to another machine, use Konqueror to browse internet sites, ping internet addresses.

wget hangs forever after creating an empty filename (for example, it creates an empty index.html when I issue 'wget [a href=\"http://machine:80/');]http://machine:80/');[/url] scp does the same thing.

ntpdate gives the following output:
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root@zoe:/# ntpdate pool.ntp.org
Looking for host pool.ntp.org and service ntp
host found : c-24-130-207-189.hsd1.ca.comcast.net

There is no ipv6 module loaded or in /lib/modules . .. I have added 'alias net-pf-10 off' to /etc/modutils/disableipv6 and then run update-modules ... I have attempted to delete the inet6 address from the wlan0 interface using ifconfig ... but NO LUCK!

Please, is there any way to disable IPV6 globally on 3.5.4-rc1 for SL-6000??

-gortsleigh

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SL-6000L,  oz 3.5.4-RC
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Hrw on December 01, 2005, 06:09:48 am
ipkg remove kernel-module-ipv6
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: gortsleigh on December 01, 2005, 11:15:30 am
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ipkg remove kernel-module-ipv6
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SL6000 - no kernel-module-ipv6 installed (or kernel-module-ip6*)
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: 7_feet_up on December 02, 2005, 01:23:18 pm
Ipkg fails to install local packages. Instead, ipkg locates the package in the online feeds and installs it. Only the -offline option causes the package to be being installed.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: rjenkins on December 06, 2005, 09:06:36 am
Hi,
new user, 5600 bought with Sharp V1 rom, formatted & flashed to Sharp version 1.32 then flashed to OZ 3.5.4-RC

I've noticed one (possibly serious) problem which may explain why different people have different results with the same install:

Despite the warning on the OZ site that all data will be lost, my Z still has the user data and some text files I copied over while on the Sharp 1.32 Rom...
I'm guessing that other types of user-added file may also be left intact & this could account for the odd behaiviour some users see?

When I formatted with the Sharp 1.0 Rom, and also after the flash to 1.32, I had to enter my name etc. before I could continue; all user-added stuff was apparently removed.

Formatting now seems to have no effect at all.
Is there any way to restore the machine to it's 'virgin' state?


Only other problem noticed so far is that with a Symbol LA-4137 CF WiFi card inserted, attempting to open the network applet causes a solid crash with fine vertical lines on the screen.

R Jenkins.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Greg2 on December 06, 2005, 09:22:25 am
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Formatting now seems to have no effect at all.
Is there any way to restore the machine to it's 'virgin' state?
The format option in your 'sharp' menu does not work with OZ. To do a clean install... in terminal do:
Code: [Select]
cd /home
rm -rf *

Greg
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Ashen on December 16, 2005, 07:15:17 pm
I've been using this RC for a while, and i've noticed one thing that really bugs me:

When i suspend/resume with my CF wifi card, it hangs for a while on suspend, then suspends. When i turn it back on, it flashes on, then suspends, then i resume again, and it hangs while it messes with the card.

I would prefer some way of disabling pcmcia from intervening each time the zaurus is suspended/resumed. Also, if i could specify a script for the pcmcia controller to use when i suspend/resume instead, it would be great.

Ashen
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Zal42 on December 17, 2005, 02:53:11 am
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SL6000 - no kernel-module-ipv6 installed (or kernel-module-ip6*)
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I'm stuck in this same exact situation (SL-6000, OZ3.5.4RC). I can't find any workaround that will let me run ntpdate.

I noticed that in [a href=\"http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/releases/354/]the release notes[/url], the ntpdate/ipv6 bug is listed as fixed in OE. Is this true? Did the fix perhaps simply not get incorporated into this build?

UPDATE

I'm told this bug has indeed been fixed, but after the RC release. So it should vanish at the next release.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Zal42 on December 18, 2005, 02:02:14 am
By the way, do we report problems with the package feed contents to bugs.openembedded? They're not actually OE issues, are they?

For example, on my 6000 when I do an "ipkg upgrade", libxine tries to update, but package "libxine1" prevents it (apparently there's a mistake in the dependencies listed in the feed). The workaround is to:

ipkg remove libxine1
ipkg install libxine
ipkg upgrade

(the package names mislead. "libxine1" = version 1.0-r1 and "libxine" = version 1.0-r2)

Where's the proper place to report this (outside of here, of course!)?
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Zal42 on December 19, 2005, 08:55:41 pm
Is anyone else having trouble with opie-mediaplayer2? When I use it to play mp3s. it plays them too quickly and at an uneven rate. It doesn't matter where the mp3 is stored (CF, SD, RAM, or over an NFS mount), the effect is the same.

I can stream audio correctly with esd, so the dsp stuff is fine.

If you were paying attention to my last post about fiddling with the libxine version installed  , good for you!  I suspected that right off, so I restored the original installation and have the same problem.

(SL-6000 tosa OZ 3.5.4-RC)
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: JohnX on December 20, 2005, 03:50:17 am
This thread seems to have relevant information about that:
https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showt...998&hl=softsync (https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=15998&hl=softsync)

Is some reason this isn't enabled by default? Does it actually work for *anyone* out of the box?

-John
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on December 20, 2005, 07:22:02 am
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Where's the proper place to report this (outside of here, of course!)?

Here is almost certainly not the best place to report it as few of the core developers inhabit this forum.

The bugs.openembedded.org bugtracker is also used for distribution bugs (atm) - you can select whether a bug is about OE or the distro when you submit it.


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on December 20, 2005, 07:25:33 am
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Is some reason this isn't enabled by default? Does it actually work for *anyone* out of the box?

It depends on the processor - the SA processor equipped machines shouldn't have this enabled, while the PXA ones need it.

I have a feeling it works 'out of the box' for my C750, but that may just have been a left-over from a previous install.

It would be possible (if it's not done already) to make the conf file a machine-depends afaik.


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Viking on December 22, 2005, 10:37:48 am
Hello
i tried out the 3.5.4 snaptshot  with 2,6 kernel on my akita c-1000
//edit: ( exactly opie-image-akita-20051209185141 )
very nice
 but i had problems getting my usb-pegasus-ethnet-adapter  to work
so i recompiled the .dev kernel ( 14+15rc2)
i had also a problem with the apm
after resume there was no backlight ( all seems working )
trying to tap the lightapplet on the dark, black screen an hiiting it will result
to an nice working zaurus.

a better solution is adding a new resume/suspendscript
/etc/apm/scripts.d/backlight

------------
#!/bin/sh
if [ "$1" = suspend ] ; then

echo "1"  > /sys/class/backlight/corgi-bl/power
elif [ "$1" = resume ] ; then
echo "0"  > /sys/class/backlight/corgi-bl/power
echo "25"  > /sys/class/backlight/corgi-bl/brightness
fi

: exit 0
------------------------------
don't forget setting the symlinks in
/etc/apm/resume.d
/etc/apm/suspend.d
pointing to the backlight script


but i have no working sound (:-((
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on December 22, 2005, 12:04:27 pm
Did these problems occur before your kernel rebuild?

Is something (a script etc.) altering the values in /sys/class/backlight/corgi-bl/brightness and /sys/class/backlight/corgi-bl/power after resume, or is this the kernel forgetting?

The scripts shouldn't be necessary as I think the kernel should remember what its settings were before the suspend.

You might want to talk to RP on irc about this.


Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Viking on December 22, 2005, 12:18:00 pm
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Did these problems occur before your kernel rebuild?
yes, but at that time i didn't focus on getting running apm. ( network connect was primary goal)


Is something (a script etc.) altering the values in /sys/class/backlight/corgi-bl/brightness and /sys/class/backlight/corgi-bl/power after resume, or is this the kernel forgetting?

no i dont think so ..

The scripts shouldn't be necessary as I think the kernel should remember what its settings were before the suspend.

hmm ..

You might want to talk to RP on irc about this.


Si
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Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Viking on December 22, 2005, 02:04:05 pm
the best solution is to wait for the next kernel patch

http://www.rpsys.net/openzaurus/temp/pxa_i2c_fix-r0.patch (http://www.rpsys.net/openzaurus/temp/pxa_i2c_fix-r0.patch)
 works fine on my C-1000
Index: linux-2.6.15-rc2/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-pxa.c
===================================================================
--- linux-2.6.15-rc2.orig/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-pxa.c  2005-12-19 09:51:31.000000000 +0000
+++ linux-2.6.15-rc2/drivers/i2c/busses/i2c-pxa.c       2005-12-22 18:21:20.000000000 +0000
@@ -900,6 +900,10 @@
        struct pxa_i2c *i2c = adap->algo_data;
        int ret, i;

+       printk("ICR: %x\n", ICR);
+       if (!(ICR & ICR_IUE))
+               i2c_pxa_reset(i2c);
+
        for (i = adap->retries; i >= 0; i--) {
                ret = i2c_pxa_do_xfer(i2c, msgs, num);
                if (ret != I2C_RETRY)

       
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on December 23, 2005, 06:49:42 am
Your chat with RP paid-off then I take it

Si
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Viking on December 23, 2005, 08:20:58 am
Anoter problem occured    
on boot i can mount my sd-card
i can write sync and read from it.
after a suspend/resume cycle
i can read directories that i had read from bevore i have done a suspend/resume cyle
( maybe the information is buffered in memory )
but if i try to open an unread directory/file or do a  write ro sync
the process stuck and i cannot kill him .
the only thing I can do is a reset.

any ideas ?


VIking
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on December 25, 2005, 06:25:50 pm
Quote
the best solution is to wait for the next kernel patch

http://www.rpsys.net/openzaurus/temp/pxa_i2c_fix-r0.patch (http://www.rpsys.net/openzaurus/temp/pxa_i2c_fix-r0.patch)
 works fine on my C-1000

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Is it available in monotone for regenerating in bitbake ? and in which branch ?
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on December 26, 2005, 08:14:39 am
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Hello
i tried out the 3.5.4 snaptshot  with 2,6 kernel on my akita c-1000
//edit: ( exactly opie-image-akita-20051209185141 )
very nice

...SNIP...
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For the records, this 2.6 image for akita (available at [a href=\"http://ewi546.ewi.utwente.nl/mirror/sam.rpsys.net/openzaurus/autobuild/]http://ewi546.ewi.utwente.nl/mirror/sam.rp...urus/autobuild/[/url] ) was suggested in https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showt...ndpost&p=107230 (https://www.oesf.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=16551&view=findpost&p=107230) ... and probably a good place for followup on 2.6 with akita, since the 3.5.4 won't apparently include that version of kernel for akitas, so not really about the 3.5.4RC bugs
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Misiurei on January 08, 2006, 07:05:06 am
Still struggling with wlan:
3.4.RC on tosa, gpe. I have flashed R.C onto a cleaned tosa (after nando backup), before I ve been using opie, everything worked fine, I am only not satisfied with the poor text-programmes. For I am a philosopher who is writing, this is important. So gpe because abiword is available. But 3.5.3 was too bugy, installing abiword made the gui instable. So i have tried 3.4. It is really a big step forward, congratulations and thank you for your work!! Only one thing drives me crazy:

Wlan does not work, behaviour: network is detected, tosa is registered, web browser can display google, but nothing more. ipkg doesn’t update (starts with the process, then hangs.).
Is there a workaround?

I ve done some more testing using ping and traceroute. I can ping every http-adress I want, but traceroute stops at about position 12. or 13. It simply doesn't go further. IPKG doesn't work, also sylpheed. Is the ip6-bug responsible for that?

sebastian
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: donallen on January 09, 2006, 10:42:48 am
I tried 3.5.4RC GPE on my C1000. Looks very nice. WLAN with D-Link DCF-660W worked. The main issue was that the power button did not work. I could not suspend the machine either running on A/C or on battery. I finally pulled the battery for 10 seconds, reinserted and found the machine still didn't respond to the power button, so I couldn't turn it on, either on A/C or battery. I got things working again by installing the pdaxrom RC12 files on my SD card and going through the usual routine to flash the rom, which I did successfully.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: lardman on January 09, 2006, 11:34:02 am
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I tried 3.5.4RC GPE on my C1000. Looks very nice. WLAN with D-Link DCF-660W worked. The main issue was that the power button did not work. I could not suspend the machine either running on A/C or on battery.

'apm -s' ?

This is the kind of problem which should be added to the bug tracker....
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on January 09, 2006, 02:32:37 pm
Quote
Quote
I tried 3.5.4RC GPE on my C1000. Looks very nice. WLAN with D-Link DCF-660W worked. The main issue was that the power button did not work. I could not suspend the machine either running on A/C or on battery.

'apm -s' ?

This is the kind of problem which should be added to the bug tracker....
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Already reported, more or less : [a href=\"http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=497]http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=497[/url]
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: obergix on January 09, 2006, 02:39:28 pm
Quote
I tried 3.5.4RC GPE on my C1000. Looks very nice. WLAN with D-Link DCF-660W worked. The main issue was that the power button did not work. I could not suspend the machine either running on A/C or on battery. I finally pulled the battery for 10 seconds, reinserted and found the machine still didn't respond to the power button, so I couldn't turn it on, either on A/C or battery. I got things working again by installing the pdaxrom RC12 files on my SD card and going through the usual routine to flash the rom, which I did successfully.
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FYI, APM works well (correcting these issues) in the .dev 2.6 generated kernel (tagged revision : -rjan2006prebreakage) ... so we can expect this to be corrected in the 3.5.4.1 release for the C1000 (see announcement in [a href=\"http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/2006/01/09/openzaurus-354-release-plans/)]http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/2006/01/09...release-plans/)[/url].
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: grog on January 13, 2006, 07:00:20 am
FYI I've aded this to bug #54 (http://bugs.openembedded.org/show_bug.cgi?id=54):

I've been experiencing frequent lockups with my SL-5600 using OPIE 3.5.4-RC1
(originally using the 'official' RC, now using Hrw's image from here
http://ewi546.ewi.utwente.nl/tmp/hrw/oz-3.5.4-rc-poodle/ (http://ewi546.ewi.utwente.nl/tmp/hrw/oz-3.5.4-rc-poodle/), dated 2006-01-02, same
with both), having to use the battery switch to reset the unit. I also cannot
suspend the using the cancel button, while the menu suspend seems to work ok.
The unit itself isn't completely locked, just OPIE, as I can ssh into it & use
'/etc/init.d/opie restart' to reset it instead of rebooting. I don't have to be
using the unit to have it lock; just sitting in the cradle for a while
oftentimes is enough.
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: grog on January 13, 2006, 10:39:29 am
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Update: The freezing issues have been cleared up by just disabling the doc-tab. Guess it's still buggy  
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: russman on January 24, 2006, 05:02:32 pm
Hi All!

Here is my bit. I have tried gpe (gpe-image-collie-20051024174503.rootfs.jffs2) with zImage-collie-32-0-20051030185511.bin on SL-5000.

There is suspend bug. When I try to do  "apm --suspend" it says:

Hardware        : Sharp-Collie
killall: apmd: no process killed
Cannot open APM device: No such file or directory

"/etc/init.d/apmd start/stop" works or at least does not complain

Other strange thing is that at very start gpe asks to create new user without option to use root user . When gpe-dm configured to login with no password it has no option to choose which user to login. By default it is root. When loged in as root I start calendar, todo etc. gpe complains "unable to open database: /root/.gpe/...."
Another thing is that I have not found a way to remove applet from the panel. Panel settings give oportunity to change order of applets but not to remove them.

Network via usb works fine except for ipv6 module. Cards are recognized and mounted (CF 256Mb fat, SD 1Gb ext3)

Happy fixing! :-)

I must say that gpe looks very nice. I really want to see release.

Opie test is coming...
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: Hrw on January 25, 2006, 04:19:06 am
russman: join oz 3.5.4 test http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/2006/01/09...-release-plans/ (http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/2006/01/09/openzaurus-354-release-plans/) as 3.5.4rc are obsolete now - that problem which you have with apmd is solved.

applets are removed by hold on panel and selecting from menu
Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: russman on January 25, 2006, 04:23:32 am
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russman: join oz 3.5.4 test http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/2006/01/09...-release-plans/ (http://openzaurus.org/wordpress/2006/01/09/openzaurus-354-release-plans/) as 3.5.4rc are obsolete now - that problem which you have with apmd is solved.

applets are removed by hold on panel and selecting from menu
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Title: Oz 3.5.4 Rc Bug & Work-around List
Post by: alan on January 28, 2006, 04:29:42 pm
Hi all,

Here is my report after 24hours of OZ 3.5.4. I will check which bug has already been reported to bugtracker as soon as possible, but here is a list of (some of the) good and (each) bad points i found using 3.5.4 GPE image on my sl-c750. I wrote them down when i found them, so there is no particular order in this list.

   Found before any update :
 :)  beautiful bootsplash, except the GPE logo than comes over it...
 :(  switching to chvt1 during the boot produces garbage on the screen
 :) wonderful ! i can choose French as default language for GPE ! (partial translation, though)
 :) only 83% of root partition used. good point.
 :) root password asked for settings, that is good too.
 :) wifi card works right out of the box.
 :(  ":exit" is not implemented in vi. ":x" works, though.
 :(  reboot from a x root console doesn't work.
 :(  loging in as a root user : "cannot change to home directory".
 :(  "reboot" doesn't work at all, even outside X, logged as root.

   After updating and a hard reboot :
 :( still this nasty gpe splash on the boot splash. Maybe it should be displayed right before X starts up, like the nvidia logo does on my desktop.
 :) boot is quite fast, good point.
 :)  mini-browser is far better than ever !
 :( cannot add wireless monitor to panel.
 :) yeepeekay ! screen rotation applet works !!
 :( no auto rotation.
 :( slight screen flickering.
 :( Aerial panel applet is displaied, when clicking on it, a menu is displaied, but if i click on any line of this menu, then nothing happens and the applet won't respond, untill i remove it and add it back. (Found the reason : "Gdk-Warning **: gdk_property_get(): length value has wrapped in calculation (did you pass G_MAXLONG?)") This affects many GPE programs.
 :(  in System Information, Log Display/Session Log, "df : /dev/.static/dev: Permission denied" keeps on printing. I guess it is due to the free space monitoring part.
 :( enabling/disabling Visual Effects in "Look and Feel" makes the X session crash. Enabling Visual Effects produces garbage while menus are loading.
 :)  VERY GOOD POINT much better batt. life than ever on my zaurus !
 :) IR beaming to my Sony Ericsson T610 works like a charm.
 :( USB Configuration doesn't save configuration.
 :(  Audio Mixer, only accessible to Root user doesn't ask for Root pasword and fails on "Device or resource busy".

Even though this list is mainly here to give the bad points, there are much more good points in this release, and i'm sure most bugs will be corrected really soon.

@devs : you do the most incredible work i've ever seen in opensource projects. OZ i am impressive piece of work, keep on doing your excellent job, and thanks for your hard work.