[pskmail] Re: Mirrors updated

  • From: John Douyere <vk2eta@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 00:06:00 +1100

Rein, Steve,

Yes same here as I tried to upgrade fldigi first before installing the java
environment.

I also read on the forums that upgrading GLIBC to that level breaks the
system.

For me it's another reason to switch away from Xandros. I am still thinking
of loading WinXP unfortunately.

73s,

John



On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 11:55 PM, Rein Couperus <rein@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Steve,
>
> how did you get fldigi-3.10 to work on xandros?
> I get the message GLIBC_2.4 not found....
> I have been messing with my eee 901 now for 2 hours, and have given up...
> Xandros really seems to be 15 years behind.
>
> Rein PA0R
>
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: "Steve" <stevez@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > Gesendet: 22.03.09 00:41:25
> > An: pskmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Betreff: [pskmail] Re: Mirrors updated
>
>
> > Hello John,
> >
> > Before you go and do anything "rash" (such as going to Windows), please
> > have a look at the instructions on installing the official Sun Java VM at
> :-
> > http://blogs.sun.com/eckstein/entry/video_blog_5_netbeans_6
> >
> > You won't need any of the SDK or Java Beans stuff. It works on my EeePC
> > 701 (Xandros). The Java PSKMail client now runs very well on my EeePC -
> > with Xandros!
> > Give it a go and keep that 18 second boot time ;-)
> >
> > Steve Z.
> >
> >
> > John Douyere wrote:
> > > Rein,
> > >
> > > Great progress.  With V0.30 I noticed one little thing when using it
> > > under Mandriva 2007: when I click on other modes, it changes the
> > > fldigi modem correctly, but the radio buttons on the UI do not always
> > > reflect the proper mode selected (sometimes it shows two modes
> selected).
> > >
> > > In fact since I can run the client under Windows I have decided to
> > > change my eeePC to Window$ (I know, I know...), since I can't run the
> > > java client without doing an upgrade anyway and my wife is having
> > > difficulties handling the Linux OS (we both use it when going away).
> > > The good new is that I still keep a Puppy Linux version on the SD card
> > > so that I can still boot Linux and "have a real computer" :)
> > >
> > > Rein and Per please keep up the great work on the java client.
> > >
> > > I am also progressing on the THOR mode issue I had here and I will be
> > > sending a log extract, analysis and proposed code change for your
> > > review. In short I believe (and I am testing that now) that the second
> > > <EOT> added by THOR at the end of the blocks is creating an issue: the
> > > receiving of the blocks is not stateless in ARQ.PM <http://ARQ.PM> and
> > > therefore it gets confused believing it has a complete block, but the
> > > unpacking routine interprets it as a block in waiting, resulting in
> > > the server not timing out and not transmitting.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > John
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
>
> --
> http://pa0r.blogspirit.com
>
>

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