Service Pack for Wary 5.1.1

I have created a Service Pack for Wary 5.1.1, specifically for testing the upgraded and improved (hopefully) USB 3G modem support.

The upgrade to usb-modeswitch 1.1.7 was described in the previous blog post:
http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=02165

This Service Pack has those three PETs, plus upgraded /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit, /usr/sbin/pupdial_init_hotpluggable.

Try this with your 3G modem! test with coldplugging (modem plugged in before bootup) and hotplugging (modem plugged in after bootup).

Download Service Pack (123KB):
http://distro.ibiblio.org/quirky/test/service_pack_wary-5.1.1-to-20110303.pet

Any other Puppy built from Woof dated March 2, 2011, may also apply this Service Pack. It may also apply ok to earlier puppies such as Wary 5.0 and others that have used the 'zzz' package -- or if not, you could try installing 'zzz' then this Service Pack.


Posted on 3 Mar 2011, 8:27


Comments:

Posted on 3 Mar 2011, 17:46 by Terryphi
Opera 11.10 preview SFS
I have created an SFS of Opera 11.10 preview version and intend maintaining up-to-date versions of Opera. More details in the forum:

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=500488#500488


Posted on 3 Mar 2011, 24:59 by rodin.s
Huawei E1550
It works on Huawei E1550. Works both ways. But with first hotplugging I have to wait about a minute for it to configure. With coldplugging it is ready for use after X have started. It was tested in normal mode but I like to use modem in modem-only mode. I switch it with AT-command:
modem-stats -c 'AT^U2DIAG=0' /dev/ttyUSB0
(Wary-511-uni_ide)


Posted on 4 Mar 2011, 3:32 by GCMartin
WARY extension question
What is the official method for LIveDVD WARY users to employ the DEVX SFS?

If there is no "official" method, what is a recommended method for employing any SFS on LIveDVD?

Thanks in advance.
P.S. I had asked this in the forum, but no replies. I then thought that maybe my request in the forum is under the wrong thread.


Posted on 4 Mar 2011, 3:43 by GCMartin
WARY extensions SHOULD BE PETs
Please accept my apologies for this question on the WARY thread and HERE!

I JUST FOUND THIS IN Barry's Writeup
"The packages used to build Wary were originally compiled from source in T2, then binary PET packages created. Wary is now built with PET packages, with a small but growing repository. As Wary is intended to be a long-term-supported project"

I have gotten some conflicting information from another developer.

Again sorry for this comment question.


Posted on 4 Mar 2011, 6:20 by rodin.s
Huawei E1550
After installing package reboot is needed, I guess. After reboot it works OK, no delays.


Posted on 4 Mar 2011, 8:42 by Michalis
A small fix suggestion
I found a tiny fix in the forum made by ozsouth. It doesn't fix only foxit reader but other programs as well. I think you should consider implemeting it in the next releases.


Posted on 4 Mar 2011, 8:52 by BarryK
devx sfs in multisession-dvd
GCMartin,
yes there is an official method, if I can remember what it is.

Download the devx sfs to "/" then reboot your multisession dvd. The sfs should get saved to dvd, then at next boot it should be available for the Boot Manager to load. Hopefully, I don't think that this has been tested for a long time.


Posted on 4 Mar 2011, 8:10 by BarryK
defaulthandler
Michalis,
Thanks for the info, I have put that in.

Note, /usr/local/bin/defaulthandler is due for a major overhaul, sometime.



Posted on 4 Mar 2011, 18:50 by zigbert
defaultsoundplayer
abushcrafter shipped the idea about a defaultsoundplayer. - playing a sound for human feedback or any other reason for a sound without showing a gui. I have improved Pmusic to meet this idea. Previously, I added the -b switch to start Pmusic without the gui (hide from tray-app). But since it still interacts with playlist and other index databases, it is slow at startup and doesn't act like a standalone cli-app. Version 1.6.4 introduce the -B switch that just play the audio-file without any interference of the managing features in Pmusic.


Sigmund


Posted on 6 Apr 2011, 23:01 by abushcrafter
I would recommend having "defaultsoundplayer".
I would recommend having "defaultsoundplayer" anyway so people like me are not stuck to have Pmusic installed.

If one has a CL only pup you don't want to have to have a GUI app to play a sound. It's extra KB you don't need or want.

With "defaultsoundplayer" it means one can globally set the appropriate app to play a sound.


Posted on 6 Apr 2011, 23:03 by abushcrafter
Forgot to link to "defaultsoundplayer".
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=500590