Getting wi-fi working
I had some issues here.
1) My ethernet driver was eth1 (not wlan0 or eth0).
2) wifi-radar requires manually setting up wpa_supplicant at /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
--Dfsmith 11:53, 23 February 2009 (UTC)
No fix in GPS
I am not able to get any GPS fix on either Zhone or Tango GPS though the GPS indicator on the top panel is on. At the same place i am getting fix on 2008.12. Do i need to manually switch something on? --Rakshat 13:02, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
Do you use fyp 3.18 and the recommended kernel? Which bootloader? It should really work, it's confirmed by quite a lot of people. But please explain your problem. neovento
I have fyp 3.01 and recommended kernel. QI bootloader. Should i be using the latest U-Boot (I think I read that somewhere)? I did not make a swap file. I will try again with 3.18 tomorrow and report.--Rakshat 14:39, 19 March 2009 (UTC)
Just flash 3.18 (and new kernel), GPS will work then. It also works really good with Qi.neovento
GPS works in 3.18 --Rakshat 12:34, 23 March 2009 (UTC)
Please help in contributing Neovento changes back to Debian. It does not help the big picture to do just concentrate on images and scripts if the base work in Debian does not improve - the development in the long run suffers.
- Contribute packaging to pkg-fso team for any packages not yet in the repositories (already in Debian or Debian's PKG-FSO: Pidgin, mokomaze, tangogps, epdfview)
- Contribute changes to Debian or upstream repositories
- LXDE (eg. lxde-fso package with settings)
- Create for example "fso-neoventa" meta package for PKG-FSO repositories, installation of which equals to installing Neovento image
Note that especially contributing to Debian-FSO team's work is not that hard, and not all requirements of official Debian apply there. unknown author
>>>> I thought about that some time ago, but recently had not the time to do things like that. I will think about it again after the next release. neovento
Users' thoughts and concerns
These are some thoughts about neovento 5:
-the right-click mouse button should be simulated by pressing the screen at one spot for about 1sec.
-the on-off button on the freerunner should be used as the cold-boot (I am tired of having to take the battery in/out to reboot once it freezes). I do not know if this is the freerunner's hardware issue.
-windows should always resize to fit the screen and be less messy (?)
-user should be able to move the screen to be allowed to work with apps that are greater than the screen-size itself
-user should be allowed to rotate the screen.
-the upper menu (with wifi, gprs, etc) should be disabled when not needed.
-keyboard should be allowed to be custom-made by the user.
-a simpler program for WiFi should be developed, and WiFi should not disconnect while working after some time. There are many good ones with the free source code on www.opkg.org .
-distro should not point to Denmark's servers but usual debian.org ones (because they are too slow for others on other continents).
-user should be allowed to install additional programs to SD card and not on space reserved for the distribution.
-a web-browser like dillo should be included with the distro.
-apt-get install http://www.something.deb should not display the error that http: was not found but install the software instead.
-dosbox should work on neovento, to suffice the needs for the wine emulator.