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Re: call for testers
Nicolás Wolovick <nwolovick@xxxxxxxxx>
Marc Dietrich <marvin24@xxxxxx>
Sun, 05 Feb 2012 15:16:08 +0100
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On Sunday 05 February 2012 10:25:41 Nicolás Wolovick wrote:
> Currently using 3.0.19 compiled from git, and it feels nice.
> * Integrated mic working, as well as sound output. I have not tried to
> connect external integrated ear-mic.
> * Seems to consume a little less power using the same settings as before.
> * Still threre is some quirk with the lid close and suspend. Sometimes I
> have to close, open, and close in order to suspend.
suspend sometimes takes ~10 seconds here after lid closed. Syncing the buffer
cache can take time I guess. I will double check here that it really suspends
all the time.
> * zram works after minor modification of zramswap.conf
yes, the number of devices is ow specified with zram_num_devices instead of
> In 3.0.8 I had some kind of kernel deadlock, even after zcache patch, it
> still has not appeared in 3.0.19.
I added a fix for a deadlock (revert some hrtimer patch introduced in 3.0.8)
but that should not be in the ubuntu release kernel nor in the current stable
tree. Maybe it was something else then...
Thanks for testing!
> On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 12:03 PM, Marc Dietrich <marvin24@xxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > it's been some time since the last kernel update and ubuntu precise is
> > nearing. My experimental branch contains some bugfiles (relative to
> > 3.0.8-4)
> > including everything up to 3.0.19. Sound support should be pretty stable
> > now
> > (including microphone support - BIG THANKS goes to Andrey and Leon for
> > keeping
> > an eye on it).
> > Other fixes/updates: usb hotplugging, fix crash in tegrapart, wifi
> > updates, zcache and frontcache updates, watchdog driver, hw crypto
> > driver, ... sorry,
> > just too much for this small mail.
> > known issues: eh - none so far (ok, there is a minor problem with zcache
> > reporting negative values for something, but a fix is underway).
> > So everyone who likes to test it, here it is:
> > git clone
> > git://gitorious.org/~marvin24/ac100/marvin24s-kernel.gitchromeos-
> > ac100-3.0-exp
> > or for people too lazy to compile themself:
> > zImage: http://tinyurl.com/7pn82vc
> > modules: http://tinyurl.com/7tefqa7
> > Please try to stress test it, check if suspend works.
> > If you have problems with suspend, please also report your ac100 model,
> > output
> > of "dmesg | grep SKU", if you are using nvidia binary xorg driver or
> > framebuffer, if it fails during suspend or during resume, anything else
> > which
> > looks strange ...
> > I hope we can promote this kernel to stable and make it a nice default
> > for upcoming distros. As always, online help is available on our irc
> > channel #ac100 on freenode or via this ml.
> > Thanks and happy testing!
> > Marc
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