Om 2008.9 Update

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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
The '''Om 2008.9''' Update is the first of many [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_release point releases]  to come after the initial [[Om2008.8|Om 2008.8 release]] and is recommended for Om versions 2008.8 and 2008.8-update.  Updates include general operating system improvements that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Neo.
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The '''Om 2008.9 Update''' is the first of many [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Point_release point releases]  to come after the initial [[Om2008.8|Om 2008.8 release]] and is recommended for Om versions 2008.8 and 2008.8-update.  This includes general operating system improvements that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your device.
  
 
For detailed information about fixes and updates, please visit [https://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 Openmoko Trac].
 
For detailed information about fixes and updates, please visit [https://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 Openmoko Trac].
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=== Opkg Upgrade ===
 
=== Opkg Upgrade ===
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* Not yet available
 
=== Download and Flashing ===
 
=== Download and Flashing ===
* [http://downloads.openmoko.org/
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* Not yet available
  
 
== What's Included? ==
 
== What's Included? ==
  
===Illume===
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'''Distribution'''
[http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=3&component=E+-+Illume&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=milestone&col=changetime&milestone=Om2008.9&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
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* Created public unstable/testing/stable branches for Om 2008
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* New meta toolchain [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/devel/2008-September/002030.html Details]
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* Fixed issue with unknown wifi
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* Fixed Qtopia build issues
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=10&component=Distro&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=changetime&milestone=Om2008.9&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
  
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'''Illume'''
 
* Improved overall startup / restart speed]
 
* Improved overall startup / restart speed]
 
* Fixed suspend request issues in illume
 
* Fixed suspend request issues in illume
 
* Added alert signal for low battery
 
* Added alert signal for low battery
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=3&component=E+-+Illume&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=milestone&col=changetime&milestone=Om2008.9&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
  
===Installer===
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'''Installer'''
[http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=6&component=Installer&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=changetime&milestone=Om2008.9&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
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* Improved overall error handling and stability
 
* Improved overall error handling and stability
 
* Fixed issues with packages getting switched to wrong categories
 
* Fixed issues with packages getting switched to wrong categories
* Added capabilites to update all packages in Update view
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* Added improvements to scrolling and list usability
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* Added one press to update all packages capability in Update view
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=6&component=Installer&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=changetime&milestone=Om2008.9&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
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'''Locations'''
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* Fixed issues with accuracy of tag saving
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* Fixed tag text issues
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* Fixed issues with the location of saving maps
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* Added improvements to scrolling and list usability
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=4&component=Locations&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=changetime&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
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'''Qtopia'''
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* Improved overall call/message handling during suspend
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* Improved PIN dialog pop up
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* Fixed issues with showing UTF8 correctly
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* Improved sound handling issues during calls
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* Improved overall GUI issues
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/query?status=closed&max=10&component=Qtopia&order=changetime&col=id&col=summary&col=owner&col=changetime&milestone=Om2008.9&desc=1&resolution=fixed Details]
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'''Settings'''
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* Improved overall speed of opening/closing of application
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* Improved suspend time handling
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* fixed issues with sound profile handling
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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'''
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* Fixed issues with time changes after removal of battery
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* Fixed issues with no sound after resume
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* 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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==Known Issues==
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'''GSM'''
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1662 GSM not working properly after x hours]
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1832 Cannot dial numbers starting with * or #]
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'''WiFi'''
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1929 WiFi can only connect once]
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* 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.
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'''Audio quality'''
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1267 Strong echo when calling a Neo from another phone]
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1640 Improve overall audio]
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'''System Software'''
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1597 After long suspend, kernel thread events]
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1315 xglamo: performance decreases after a while]
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* [http://docs.openmoko.org/trac/ticket/1682 Neo turns off before reaching x]
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==Reference==
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Some useful resources:
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* [[Om2008.8|Om 2008.8]]
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* [https://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://onlinedev.blogspot.com/search/label/om2008.8%20review Alasal's Test Reports]

Revision as of 09:35, 18 September 2008

Contents

Summary

The Om 2008.9 Update is the first of many point releases to come after the initial Om 2008.8 release and is recommended for Om versions 2008.8 and 2008.8-update. This includes general operating system improvements that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your device.

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

Products Affected:  Neo FreeRunner

Installing the update

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


Opkg Upgrade

  • Not yet available

Download and Flashing

  • Not yet available

What's Included?

Distribution

  • Created public unstable/testing/stable branches for Om 2008
  • New meta toolchain Details
  • Fixed issue with unknown wifi
  • Fixed Qtopia build issues
  • Details

Illume

  • Improved overall startup / restart speed]
  • Fixed suspend request issues in illume
  • Added alert signal for low battery
  • Details

Installer

  • Improved overall error handling and stability
  • Fixed issues with packages getting switched to wrong categories
  • Added improvements to scrolling and list usability
  • Added one press to update all packages capability in Update view
  • Details

Locations

  • Fixed issues with accuracy of tag saving
  • Fixed tag text issues
  • Fixed issues with the location of saving maps
  • Added improvements to scrolling and list usability
  • Details

Qtopia

  • Improved overall call/message handling during suspend
  • Improved PIN dialog pop up
  • Fixed issues with showing UTF8 correctly
  • Improved sound handling issues during calls
  • Improved overall GUI issues
  • Details

Settings

  • Improved overall speed of opening/closing of application
  • Improved suspend time handling
  • fixed issues with sound profile handling
  • 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

Known Issues

GSM

WiFi

  • 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

Reference

Some useful resources:

Personal tools

Summary

The Om 2008.9 Update is the first of many point releases to come after the initial Om 2008.8 release and is recommended for Om versions 2008.8 and 2008.8-update. Updates include general operating system improvements that enhance the stability, compatibility, and security of your Neo.

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

Products Affected:  Neo FreeRunner

Installing the update

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


Opkg Upgrade

Download and Flashing

What's Included?

Illume

Details

  • Improved overall startup / restart speed]
  • Fixed suspend request issues in illume
  • Added alert signal for low battery

Installer

Details

  • Improved overall error handling and stability
  • Fixed issues with packages getting switched to wrong categories
  • Added capabilites to update all packages in Update view