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Author: Merlijn Wajer
To: Pavel Machek
CC: maemo-leste
New-Topics: [maemo-leste] unicsy_demo Re: Fourth state update
Subject: Re: [maemo-leste] Fourth state update
On 03/09/18 15:27, Pavel Machek wrote:
>>> Hmm, I can turn it off by long press of power button. But I don't know
>>> how to turn it back on. It boots ok after I remove/reinsert battery.
>> Yeah, this is something we have to fix for the alpha. I also found that
>> 'shutdown -h' causes the device to reboot, rather than shutdown. Current
>> thought is that it might be related to watchdogs that we use/set.
> For me long-button press does not reboot, but leaves the phone in some
> kind of permanent-off state.

I think that would be this issue:

which seems to be kind of the inverse of:


Both are 'scheduled' for the alpha release - so we'll (have to) tackle
them real soon.

>>> I can set up an wifi connection and it seems to actually work. Wow!
>>> Hmm, it would be nice to have some kind of web browser in default
>>> installation. I tried installing midori, but ran out of disk space.
>> Yes, wifi should work more or less. There is still wl1251-cal to provide
>> better performance, but we ran into inexplicable issues with udev, where
>> loading on boot doesn't work (except when run from a script when strace
>> is used), but on udev reload it does. Might be related to (lib)cal
> > locking.
> For better interactive performance (ssh), turning off power_save
> should help a lot.

I briefly looked at wifi power saving, but didn't integrate it.

If you have some more info, can you share it here?
https://github.com/maemo-leste/bugtracker/issues/172 (Like: how to
enable/disable it)

>> As for the disk space issue, there is a resize script on the latest
>> image, but it doesn't actually do the right thing. We should fix that soon.
>> You can do a live resize/repartition without rebooting/remounting. Just
>> use fdisk, delete the rootfs partition, place it back on the same block,
>> but with a larger end block. Then partprobe /dev/mmcblk1 and then
>> resize2fs /dev/mmcblk1p2
> I may try, thanks.
> Would it be possible to package unicsy_demo?
> https://github.com/pavelmachek/unicsy_demo Right now it is useful for
> driver debugging, for example it can estimate battery remaining even
> when battery is not calibrated. It can also reboot / poweroff the
> machine, and read various sensors... When ofono is integrated, it can
> also initiate calls and handle SMSes...

Sounds like a good idea. There is no debian/ package directory yet,
right? So we'd have to work on that to get it packaged.