Om 2008.9 Update

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* Created public unstable/testing/stable branches for Om 2008
 
* Created public unstable/testing/stable branches for Om 2008
 
* New meta toolchain [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/devel/2008-September/002030.html Details]
 
* New meta toolchain [http://lists.openmoko.org/pipermail/devel/2008-September/002030.html Details]
* Fixed issue with unknown wifi
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* Fixed issue with unknown wifi showing in settings
 
* Fixed Qtopia build issues
 
* Fixed Qtopia build issues
 
* [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]
 
* [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]
  
 
'''Illume'''
 
'''Illume'''
* Improved overall startup / restart speed]
 
 
* Fixed suspend request issues in illume
 
* Fixed suspend request issues in illume
* Added alert signal for low battery
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* Added low battery alert signal - battery turns red
 
* Added carrier information
 
* Added carrier information
 
* [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]
 
* [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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* 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 improvements to scrolling and list usability
 
* Added one press to update all packages capability in Update view
 
 
* [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]
 
* [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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* Fixed tag text issues
 
* Fixed tag text issues
 
* Fixed issues with the location of saving maps
 
* Fixed issues with the location of saving maps
* Added improvements to scrolling and list usability
 
 
* [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]
 
* [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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* Fixed issues with showing UTF8 correctly
 
* Fixed issues with showing UTF8 correctly
 
* Improved sound handling issues during calls
 
* Improved sound handling issues during calls
* Improved overall GUI issues
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* Improved overall GUI usability issues
 
* [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]
 
* [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]
  
 
'''Settings'''
 
'''Settings'''
* Improved overall speed of opening/closing of application
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* Improved speed of opening/closing of application
 
* Improved suspend time handling
 
* Improved suspend time handling
* fixed issues with sound profile handling
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* Fixed issues with sound profile not switching correctly
 
* [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]
 
* [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]
  

Revision as of 09:37, 19 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 [http://downloads.openmoko.org/releases/ Om version 2008.8. This includes 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.

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 showing in settings
  • Fixed Qtopia build issues
  • Details

Illume

  • Fixed suspend request issues in illume
  • Added low battery alert signal - battery turns red
  • Added carrier information
  • Details

Installer

  • Improved overall error handling and stability
  • Fixed issues with packages getting switched to wrong categories
  • Details

Locations

  • Fixed issues with accuracy of tag saving
  • Fixed tag text issues
  • Fixed issues with the location of saving maps
  • 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 usability issues
  • Details

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

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 [http://downloads.openmoko.org/releases/ Om version 2008.8. This includes 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.

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
  • Added carrier information
  • 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: