Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Mon 22 Apr 2019, 22:02
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » House Training » Bugs ( Submit bugs )
Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.4 released
Moderators: Flash, Ian, JohnMurga
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
Page 1 of 18 [260 Posts]   Goto page: 1, 2, 3, ..., 16, 17, 18 Next
Author Message
BarryK
Puppy Master


Joined: 09 May 2005
Posts: 8881
Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Tue 10 Nov 2015, 23:38    Post subject:  Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.4 released
Subject description: Compatible with Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf DEBs
 

Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.4
December 10, 2015

Blog announcement and download links:
http://bkhome.org/news/?viewDetailed=00299

Forum feedback starts on page 11:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=876263#876263

Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.3.3
Nov. 17, 2015

Blog announcement:
http://bkhome.org/news/?viewDetailed=00292

Forum feedback:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=101602&start=75

Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.3.2
Nov. 16, 2015
This is another bugfix release of 7.3.

Blog announcement:
http://bkhome.org/news/?viewDetailed=00291

Forum feedback starts on page 5:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=872698#872698

Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.3.1
Nov. 14, 2015
This is a bugfix release of 7.3.

Blog announcement:
http://bkhome.org/news/?viewDetailed=00289

Forum feedback starts here:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=872410#872410

Quirky Werewolf64 7.3
Here it is, a brand new Quirky:

http://bkhome.org/news/?viewDetailed=00285

...see link for full announcement, download links and install instructions.

The big news is the improvement for live-CD and frugal installations.

There are some issues that have not yet been fixed. Version 7.2.3 is a beta release, and some bugs were posted here:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=101217&start=180

Feedback is welcome!

_________________
http://bkhome.org/news/

Last edited by BarryK on Thu 10 Dec 2015, 06:17; edited 4 times in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
linuxcbon

Joined: 09 Aug 2007
Posts: 1256

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 00:30    Post subject:  

Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.3

- installquirky.x86 is missing.
- when installing to a partition with already syslinux in /boot/ , some files are immutable, so maybe propose to format the partition before installing ?

edit :
- /boot/syslinux doesn't work with ext2. Extlinux works instead.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Ted Dog


Joined: 13 Sep 2005
Posts: 4013
Location: Heart of Texas

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 03:04    Post subject:  

Sounds like a wonderful return to things I liked from your past efforts.. Is it CD only? Actually do not have a source for those still do have dvd and bluray disc.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
mavrothal


Joined: 24 Aug 2009
Posts: 3041

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 03:20    Post subject:  

Tried the live CD. Very nice.
The save option though it would appear too demanding space wise.
What about if only the contents of /initrd/q_rw was saved and loaded on the next boot from CD.
To avoid the laborious searching for puppy files and keep the init small and simple you could just have a boot argument to indicate the save partition (or folder? Wink ) and boot afresh if missing.

_________________
== Here is how to solve your Linux problems fast ==
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Billtoo


Joined: 07 Apr 2009
Posts: 3680
Location: Ontario Canada

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 03:57    Post subject: Quirky Werewolf 64-bit 7.3 released  

I burned the iso to a DVD, ended up running the installer from the DVD
and installed to a 32gb SDHC card.

I installed applications with QPM (after updating it) including the
latest Firefox.

# report-video
VIDEO REPORT: Quirky Werewolf64, version 7.3

Chip description:
VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09)

Requested by /etc/X11/xorg.conf:
Resolution (widthxheight, in pixels): 1920x1080
Depth (bits, or planes): 24
Modules requested to be loaded: dbe

Probing Xorg startup log file (/var/log/Xorg.0.log):
Driver loaded (and currently in use): intel
Loaded modules: dbe dri2 extmod glx kbd mouse present

Actual rendering on monitor:
Resolution: 3840x1080 pixels (1013x285 millimeters)
Depth: 24 planes

...the above also recorded in /tmp/report-video
#
That's it so far, thanks.
screenshot.jpg
 Description   
 Filesize   28.85 KB
 Viewed   3952 Time(s)

screenshot.jpg

Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Sage

Joined: 04 Oct 2005
Posts: 5450
Location: GB

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 06:00    Post subject:  

Not only 'like it' but all defaults, sound, DHCP, video AND the v.11 flashplayer on BBC work O.o.t.B. as a liveCD. Danger maestro at work...
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
BarryK
Puppy Master


Joined: 09 May 2005
Posts: 8881
Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 06:18    Post subject:  

mavrothal wrote:
Tried the live CD. Very nice.
The save option though it would appear too demanding space wise.
What about if only the contents of /initrd/q_rw was saved and loaded on the next boot from CD.
To avoid the laborious searching for puppy files and keep the init small and simple you could just have a boot argument to indicate the save partition (or folder? Wink ) and boot afresh if missing.


You had me worried there for a second!

I just checked, /usr/local/install_quirky/install-funcs has this:

Code:
mksquashfs /initrd/q_rw ${DESTMNTPT}/${BOOT_FOLDER}/s.sfs -ef /tmp/ss-excl-dirs


which gets called from /usr/sbin/savesession

So it does only save /initrd/q_rw

Also, the CD init script is hard-coded with the saved session partition and folder. If you click on file initrd.q, you can open it and view the init script -- it is only about 120 lines.

The init script is beautiful, so simple!

_________________
http://bkhome.org/news/
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
BarryK
Puppy Master


Joined: 09 May 2005
Posts: 8881
Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 06:41    Post subject:  

I discovered a bug in the 'init' script!

Line 55 should have 1000000, not 1000:

Code:
if [ $FREEK -lt 1000000 -a "$QPATH" != "" ];then #151106 low ram. 151111 change 1000 to 1000000


This bug means that the live-CD (and frugal) won't work so well on PCs with 1GB or less RAM.

After first bootup of live-CD, you save a session, and choose to move q.sfs (the Quirky files) to hard drive, at next bootup the above test is supposed to mount q.sfs where it is, rather than copy to RAM, which will save a lot of space in the RAM.

With a frugal installation, you can just click on 'initrd.q' which opens it up, then edit the init script, then click on initrd.q again to close it up. Fixed.

_________________
http://bkhome.org/news/
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
BarryK
Puppy Master


Joined: 09 May 2005
Posts: 8881
Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 06:50    Post subject:  

[quote="BarryK"]
mavrothal wrote:
Also, the CD init script is hard-coded with the saved session partition and folder. If you click on file initrd.q, you can open it and view the init script -- it is only about 120 lines.


Well, more correctly, there is a file 'BOOT_SPECS' that is remastered into the initrd.q of the CD, and that specifies boot partition and save folder. The init script reads this.

Or, the boot partition and save folder can be passed on the kernel commandline. See the init script how this is read.

_________________
http://bkhome.org/news/
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
BarryK
Puppy Master


Joined: 09 May 2005
Posts: 8881
Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 06:59    Post subject:  

The werewolf on the wallpaper is public domain, see:

https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Werewolf.svg

His dentures have slipped!
Should we straighten them, or is that part of the "quirky" look?


[/img]

_________________
http://bkhome.org/news/
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
BarryK
Puppy Master


Joined: 09 May 2005
Posts: 8881
Location: Perth, Western Australia

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 07:02    Post subject:  

I am experiencing SeaMonkey crashing, seemingly randomly.

linuxcbon also reported this with the Werewolf beta release.

Is this a problem with version 2.38?

I have usually found SeaMonkey to be pretty rock solid.

I will experiment, compile an older version.

_________________
http://bkhome.org/news/
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
Sage

Joined: 04 Oct 2005
Posts: 5450
Location: GB

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 07:18    Post subject:  

SM not crashing here from liveCD.
Quote:
... live-CD (and frugal) won't work so well on PCs with 1GB or less RAM.

Since this is a 64bit offering, expect most 64bit machines to have at least that amount. If you're planning a 32bit retro version, that would often be a problem. I only keep one 32bit PC on 2.5Gb, the remainder are ~768/512/384, although my last remaining K6-II is rather less.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
ally


Joined: 19 May 2012
Posts: 1891
Location: lincoln, uk

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 08:21    Post subject:  

running from live cd on lenovo x201, it's fast, very FAST!

installed google chrome (--no-sandbox)

nice

Smile
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
p310don

Joined: 19 May 2009
Posts: 1375
Location: Brisbane, Australia

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 09:02    Post subject:  

Torrent available

Download & Seed
werewolf64-7.3.torrent.zip
Description 
zip

 Download 
Filename  werewolf64-7.3.torrent.zip 
Filesize  46.64 KB 
Downloaded  303 Time(s) 

Last edited by p310don on Wed 11 Nov 2015, 09:15; edited 1 time in total
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
ally


Joined: 19 May 2012
Posts: 1891
Location: lincoln, uk

PostPosted: Wed 11 Nov 2015, 09:11    Post subject:  

links?

Smile
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
Display posts from previous:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 18 [260 Posts]   Goto page: 1, 2, 3, ..., 16, 17, 18 Next
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
 Forum index » House Training » Bugs ( Submit bugs )
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0951s ][ Queries: 12 (0.0141s) ][ GZIP on ]