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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
The '''Om 2008.12 Update''' is the second [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_release point releases] to come after the initial [[Om2008.8|Om 2008.8 release]] and [[Om 2008.9 Update|Om 2008.9]]  and is recommended for [http://downloads.openmoko.org/releases/ Om version 2008.9]. This includes general operating system improvements that enhance the speed and stability of your Neo.
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The '''Om 2008.12 Update''' was the second and last [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_release point releases] fo [[Om 2008]]. It included general operating system improvements that enhance the speed and stability of your Neo.
  
 
For detailed information about fixes and updates, please visit [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&group=component&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&keywords=%7E2008.11 Om2008.12 Openmoko Trac].
 
For detailed information about fixes and updates, please visit [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&group=component&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&keywords=%7E2008.11 Om2008.12 Openmoko Trac].
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{{Warning|It is recommended that you back up your Neo prior to installing any updates.
 
{{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.}}
 
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 [http://downloads.openmoko.org/releases/Om2008.12/ Download] page and install according to [[Flashing the Neo FreeRunner]].
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=== Download and Flashing ===
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To install the 2008.12 point release, download the Root Filesystem and the Kernel image files from [http://downloads.openmoko.org/distro/releases/Om2008.12/ Download] page and install according to [[Flashing the Neo FreeRunner]].
  
 
== What's Included? ==
 
== What's Included? ==
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* Fixed GSM signal issues
 
* Fixed GSM signal issues
 
* Fixed SIM import issues
 
* Fixed SIM import issues
* Improved calling experience with volume bar
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* Improved call volume
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* Impproved voice call experience by adding a volume bar
  
 
'''Settings'''
 
'''Settings'''
* Improved speed of opening/closing of application
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* Removed suspend time option for 10 seconds
* Improved suspend time handling
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* Fixed issues with sound profile not switching correctly
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=10&component=Settings&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=changetime&milestone=Om2008.9&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
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'''System Software'''
 
'''System Software'''
* Fixed issues with time changes after removal of battery
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* Improved boot time
* Fixed issues with no sound after resume
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* Improved touch screen interaction
* Improved AUX light during charging
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* Improved overall suspend/resume handling
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=8&component=System+Software&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=milestone&col=changetime&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
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Also, along that distribution update comes a new (more sober) splash screen.
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'''Om 2008.12 Trac'''
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&group=component&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&keywords=%7E2008.11 Closed bugs]
  
 
==Known Issues==
 
==Known Issues==
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* {{Ticket|1929}} WiFi can only connect once
 
* {{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'''
 
'''Audio quality'''
  
* {{Ticket|1267}} Strong echo when calling a Neo from another phone
 
 
* {{Ticket|1640}} Improve overall audio
 
* {{Ticket|1640}} Improve overall audio
  
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==What's Next?==
 
==What's Next?==
  
There are no 2008.10 or 2008.11 releases. Openmoko set up an "Optimization team" led by John Lee to work on improving the distribution. The project last two months. No formal release was made in the end, even though the team considerably improved boot speed and fixed many bugs ([http://downloads.openmoko.org/daily/testing/ download directory]). The state of the tree at the end of the effort is summarized [http://lists.openmoko.org/nabble.html#nabble-f1954 here].
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* Merging [[om.dev]] back to [[OpenEmbedded]] upstream
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* Updating to latest kernel in [[andy_tracking]]
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* Next major release: Om 2009
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* More notes from John Lee
  
See [http://n2.nabble.com/No-more-optimization-team-tp1637861p1638039.html Openmoko's software roadmap] from December 2008 to mid 2009.
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** #1255 No indication of battery charging when power is off
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** #1662 [GSM] not working properly after x hours of usage
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** #69  Speed up System Initialization
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** #1482 [oe]AUX bottom doesn't shine red light while charging
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** #1884 [suspend/resume] if press power button right after suspend, the device won't wake up
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** #1803 Installer reports all package Download size as 0 bytes
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Above remain to be fixed.
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1884 and 1482 are known to be solved in andy-tracking, and #69 is just there for easy
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tracking because we haven't reach 30 secs yet.
  
 
==Reference==
 
==Reference==
 
Some useful resources:
 
Some useful resources:
  
* [[Om2008.8|Om 2008.8]]
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* [[Om2008]]
* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&group=component&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=status&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&col=component&milestone=Om2008.9 Om 2008.9 Milestone list]
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&group=component&order=priority&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=type&col=priority&col=milestone&keywords=%7E2008.11 Om 2008.12 closed bugs]
 
* [http://onlinedev.blogspot.com/search/label/om2008.8%20review Alasal's Test Reports]
 
* [http://onlinedev.blogspot.com/search/label/om2008.8%20review Alasal's Test Reports]
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* [http://www.teaparty.net/technotes/openmoko-3.html Tom's guide to setting up 2008.12]
  
* Matthias's [http://www.unixarea.de/openmoko.txt installation report].
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[[Category:Om 2008]]
 
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[[Category:Om 2008.9]]
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Latest revision as of 12:44, 26 February 2010

Contents

[edit] Summary

The Om 2008.12 Update was the second and last point releases fo Om 2008. It included 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

[edit] 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.


[edit] 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.

[edit] 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

System Software

  • Improved boot time
  • Improved touch screen interaction

Om 2008.12 Trac

[edit] Known Issues

GSM

WiFi

Audio quality

System Software

Battery

[edit] What's Next?

    • #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. 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.

[edit] 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 Om 2008.9 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 calling experience with volume bar

Settings

  • Improved speed of opening/closing of application
  • Improved suspend time handling
  • Fixed issues with sound profile not switching correctly
  • Details

System Software

  • Fixed issues with time changes after removal of battery
  • Fixed issues with no sound after resume
  • Improved AUX light during charging
  • Improved overall suspend/resume handling
  • Details

Also, along that distribution update comes a new (more sober) splash screen.

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

System Software

Battery

What's Next?

There are no 2008.10 or 2008.11 releases. Openmoko set up an "Optimization team" led by John Lee to work on improving the distribution. The project last two months. No formal release was made in the end, even though the team considerably improved boot speed and fixed many bugs (download directory). The state of the tree at the end of the effort is summarized here.

See Openmoko's software roadmap from December 2008 to mid 2009.

Reference

Some useful resources: