[maemo-users] App-Manager failure

From: Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Date: Wed Nov 26 23:21:56 EET 2008
Andrew Flegg wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 2:06 AM, Peter Flynn <peter at silmaril.ie> wrote:
>> Ryan Abel wrote:
>>> http://wiki.maemo.org/Updating_the_tablet_firmware
>> I'm about to flash to Diablo. Everything is backed up, but in case I
>> need it, whereabouts (what file) are my wlan connection data stored? I
>> know most of the dozen or so access points I use regularly but there are
>> a few that I'd like to be able to retrieve.
> You won't need it. If you've backed up "Settings", access points are
> included[1].

Backup never worked; it always hung. I just backed up by tgz'ing /etc 
and /home/user to a spare SD card. But I couldn't identify where the 
data was...

>> I assumed they would be in one of the %gconf.xml files user /etc but a
>> quick grep doesn't turn up anything useful.
> However, for reference purposes only, the definitions are in:
>     /var/lib/gconf/system/osso/connectivity/IAP/

Ah. How clever of them to keep it out of /etc or ~/.gconf :-)
No matter, I did a system-wide tar, but I just re-entered the ones I needed.

> Hope that helps,

Perfectly, thanks.

> [1] Be aware of bugs #3335 and #3542 which bit me when upgrading to Diablo.
>     https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3335
>     https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3542

Thanks. Fortunately I only use 3 feeds, all easily applied. Is modest 
the built-in mailer? I'll be using claws anyway.


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