Om 2008.12 Update

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Revision as of 19:38, 16 December 2008

Contents

Summary

The Om 2008.12 Update is the second point releases to come after the initial Om 2008.8 release and is recommended for Om version 2008.9. This includes general operating system improvements that enhance the speed and stability of your Neo.

For detailed information about fixes and updates, please visit Om2008.12 Openmoko Trac.

Products Affected:  Neo FreeRunner

Installing the update

WARNING: It is recommended that you back up your Neo prior to installing any updates.

Do not attempt to install 2008.12 to the Neo 1973 (GTA01). It is not compatible with this earlier model.


Download and Flashing

To install the 2008.12 point release, download the Root Filesystem and the Kernel image files from Download page and install according to Flashing the Neo FreeRunner.

What's Included?

Illume

  • Fixed illume/ompower bug

Installer

  • Fixed issues with accessing the last item in a list

Locations

  • Fixed issues with new tags
  • Fixed issues with deleting tags

Qtopia

  • Fixed issues with duplicate contacts
  • Fixed GSM signal issues
  • Fixed SIM import issues
  • Improved call volume
  • Impproved voice call experience by adding a volume bar

Settings

  • Removed suspend time option for 10 seconds

Om 2008.12 Trac

Known Issues

GSM

WiFi

Audio quality

  • ticket 1267 Strong echo when calling a Neo from another phone [in_testing]
  • ticket 1640 Improve overall audio

System Software

Battery

What's Next?

  • Merging om.testing to OpenEmbedded upstream
  • Updating to latest kernel in andy_tracking
  • Next major release: Om 2009
  • Notes from John Lee
    • #1255 No indication of battery charging when power is off
    • #1662 [GSM] not working properly after x hours of usage
    • #69 Speed up System Initialization
    • #1482 [oe]AUX bottom doesn't shine red light while charging
    • #1884 [suspend/resume] if press power button right after suspend, the device won't wake up
    • #1803 Installer reports all package Download size as 0 bytes

Above remain to be fixed.

  1. 1884 and #1482 are known to be solved in andy-tracking, and #69 is just there for easy

tracking because we haven't reach 30 secs yet.

Reference

Some useful resources:

Personal tools

Summary

The Om 2008.12 Update is the second point releases to come after the initial Om 2008.8 release and is recommended for Om version 2008.9. This includes general operating system improvements that enhance the speed and stability of your Neo.

For detailed information about fixes and updates, please visit Om2008.12 Openmoko Trac.

Products Affected:  Neo FreeRunner

Installing the update

WARNING: It is recommended that you back up your Neo prior to installing any updates.

Do not attempt to install 2008.12 to the Neo 1973 (GTA01). It is not compatible with this earlier model.


Download and Flashing

To install the 2008.12 point release, download the Root Filesystem and the Kernel image files from Download page and install according to Flashing the Neo FreeRunner.

What's Included?

Illume

  • Fixed illume/ompower bug

Installer

  • Fixed issues with accessing the last item in a list

Locations

  • Fixed issues with new tags
  • Fixed issues with deleting tags

Qtopia

  • Fixed issues with duplicate contacts
  • Fixed GSM signal issues
  • Fixed SIM import issues
  • Improved call volume
  • Impproved voice call experience by adding a volume bar

Settings

  • Removed suspend time option for 10 seconds

Om 2008.12 Trac

Known Issues

GSM

WiFi

  • ticket 1929 WiFi can only connect once
  • A lot of focus is on wifi at the moment. An Om update is scheduled to release once we have basic usability working on the device.

Audio quality

  • ticket 1267 Strong echo when calling a Neo from another phone [in_testing]
  • ticket 1640 Improve overall audio

System Software

Battery

What's Next?

  • Merging om.testing to OpenEmbedded upstream
  • Updating to latest kernel in andy_tracking
  • Next major release: Om 2009
  • Notes from John Lee
    • #1255 No indication of battery charging when power is off
    • #1662 [GSM] not working properly after x hours of usage
    • #69 Speed up System Initialization
    • #1482 [oe]AUX bottom doesn't shine red light while charging
    • #1884 [suspend/resume] if press power button right after suspend, the device won't wake up
    • #1803 Installer reports all package Download size as 0 bytes

Above remain to be fixed.

  1. 1884 and #1482 are known to be solved in andy-tracking, and #69 is just there for easy

tracking because we haven't reach 30 secs yet.

Reference

Some useful resources: