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Revision as of 20:10, 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 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

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


Download and Flashing

Download the Root Filesystem and the Kernel image files from Download page and install according to Flashing the Neo FreeRunner.

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

What's Next?

Some targets for 2008.10

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 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

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


Download and Flashing

Download the Root Filesystem and the Kernel image files from Download page and install according to Flashing the Neo FreeRunner.

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

What's Next?

Some targets for 2008.10

Reference

Some useful resources: