This is the 5th meeting (special session) of the Iowa Team, starting at 20:00 CDT and finishing at 21:00 CDT
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- Discuss the various Jam location options (UofI/Simpson/Kirkwood/???) @KWierso@
Iowa City has a site! Thanks go to gringochapin for getting it set up! Public library, meeting room E, 1:00-6:00 on Saturday the 27th. One Internet port, we'll need a switch/router. Wireless is also available. Wish-list needs to be posted on Wiki page. Des Moines site is still uncertain.
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Mar 16 20:02:10 <gringochapin> Our local jams will be part of the global jam, held from the 26-28 of this month. Mar 16 20:03:01 <Iowan> I guess we're officially "on" Mar 16 20:03:11 <Iowan> PRESENT Mar 16 20:03:33 <jimerickson> present Mar 16 20:03:34 <Iowan> (actually, that's for Mootbot - which we don't use- yet) Mar 16 20:03:34 <gringochapin> We'll probably be doing a lot of testing of Lucid, and maybe some bug or doc fixing. Mar 16 20:04:17 <gringochapin> Present. (I don't care. I just like to say it.) Mar 16 20:04:39 <Iowan> (If it trips your trigger - say it again :) Mar 16 20:04:54 <Infl8ableSoulm8> Present is good. Presents are better. Mar 16 20:05:21 <gringochapin> :) Mar 16 20:05:57 <Iowan> What's the great news about IC location? Mar 16 20:06:21 <gringochapin> Well, I got a room in the IC public library. Mar 16 20:06:50 <gringochapin> It's basically a room with ethernet (only one port so we'll need a hub) and a large conference table. Mar 16 20:06:58 <Iowan> I take it ACM evaporated? Mar 16 20:07:08 <Iowan> Library is OK!!! Mar 16 20:07:11 <gringochapin> If we are too many, we can spill out into the library proper. Mar 16 20:07:29 <gringochapin> ACM... who knows. Flaked. Never heard back. Mar 16 20:07:56 <Iowan> Their loss - we could have made them look SOOO good... Mar 16 20:08:06 <Iowan> Maybe next year! Mar 16 20:08:20 <gringochapin> Anyway, we have the room from 1:00-6:00 on the 27th (Saturday) in room E of the ICPL. Mar 16 20:09:10 <gringochapin> Agreed. I plan to show up at 12:30 for setup (they scheduled that too, so if anyone else wants to come a little early, you're welcome.) Mar 16 20:09:38 <Iowan> VERY Thanks for finding us a place Mar 16 20:09:55 <gringochapin> Glad to help. Mar 16 20:11:14 <gringochapin> Here's the link from the library. Mar 16 20:11:16 <gringochapin> http://calendar.icpl.org/view.php?did=14970 Mar 16 20:11:24 <gringochapin> If anyone cares. Mar 16 20:11:43 <gringochapin> Now what about Des Moines? Mar 16 20:12:11 <gringochapin> And how can we advertise the crap out of this event? Craigslist, I'll tweet, but what else? Mar 16 20:12:36 <Iowan> I was eavesdropping on earlier discussion for DM Mar 16 20:12:51 * F0o (~email@example.com) has joined #ubuntu-us-ia Mar 16 20:13:18 <Iowan> There's the "registration" page - which I see got deprecated Mar 16 20:14:00 <Iowan> With a time/site, I'll try to get it updated/moved Mar 16 20:14:31 <gringochapin> Someone should update the events page on the Ubuntu wiki. Mar 16 20:14:52 <gringochapin> With at least the IC time and place. Mar 16 20:15:26 <Iowan> I'll try to get the logs transcribed, then I'll have something to reference - otherwise my memory fails me Mar 16 20:15:47 <gringochapin> Funny that KWierso isn't here, seeing as how he sent the reminder to the list. Mar 16 20:16:19 <F0o> gringochapin: no doubt Mar 16 20:16:23 <Iowan> We'll keep the channel busy for awhile - he may yet come by. Mar 16 20:16:38 <Iowan> Busy is good (that's my motto at work) Mar 16 20:16:58 <gringochapin> So, does anyone know of any other sites with local community calendars for the area? Mar 16 20:17:27 <gringochapin> or have any ideas on how to publicize? Mar 16 20:18:08 <gringochapin> Testing, debugging, writing docs, ETC. is fun, but I wouldn't mind a few folks showing up who are "simply curious" wanting a demo. Mar 16 20:18:17 <Iowan> As I recall, a couple of Profs wanted to tell their classes Mar 16 20:18:35 <gringochapin> Good point. I'll hit up my profs as well. Mar 16 20:18:45 <Iowan> I plan to bring "some" computers to install - I suppose a CD would be handy, too Mar 16 20:19:13 <F0o> are the locations set in stone yet Mar 16 20:19:54 <Iowan> No - but at least the clay is drying nicely Mar 16 20:20:02 <gringochapin> Iowa City is. IC public library, room E 1:00-6:00 on Saturday the 27th. Mar 16 20:20:27 <gringochapin> Show up at 12:30 if so inclined to help setup. Mar 16 20:20:38 <F0o> that sounds set, i like Mar 16 20:20:52 <gringochapin> Room E is on the second floor. Mar 16 20:21:23 <gringochapin> In the event of an overflow, we can spill out into the library proper. Mar 16 20:22:05 <Infl8ableSoulm8> so all 1U machines in the actually room... :D Mar 16 20:22:28 <Infl8ableSoulm8> s/actually/actual/ Mar 16 20:23:14 <gringochapin> Not sure what you're asking. Sorry. Mar 16 20:23:34 <Infl8ableSoulm8> was more of a joke. Mar 16 20:23:55 <Infl8ableSoulm8> 1U == loud, library == quiet Mar 16 20:24:45 <gringochapin> Awe. Gotcha. :) Yeah, we'll have to be quietish, and hopefully we won't overflow. Mar 16 20:25:02 <gringochapin> Sorry, a little slow tonight. Mar 16 20:25:17 <Iowan> Was gonna offer (OLD) Wireless router - but library already has wireless Mar 16 20:25:40 <gringochapin> Yeah, what we need now is a hub. Mar 16 20:25:58 <gringochapin> Or a bunch of 4 port routers that we can daisy-chaine Mar 16 20:26:11 <Iowan> Push/shove, I'll unhook this 8-port... or go buy another Mar 16 20:26:38 <Iowan> justification... 'ya know... Mar 16 20:26:52 <Infl8ableSoulm8> :D Mar 16 20:26:56 <F0o> i have 2 4 ports can bring Mar 16 20:27:14 <F0o> unless the wifey is in labor that weekend Mar 16 20:27:17 <Infl8ableSoulm8> no one in IC has a 24-port switch? Mar 16 20:27:47 <gringochapin> I just have a 4-port. Mar 16 20:27:53 <gringochapin> router. Mar 16 20:28:00 <Iowan> I've one 8 and one 4 Mar 16 20:28:02 <gringochapin> 8 ports is more like it though. :) Mar 16 20:28:25 <Iowan> anybody got 'em on sale? Mar 16 20:28:30 <Infl8ableSoulm8> anyone have a null modem cable? Mar 16 20:28:46 <Iowan> 9-pin? Mar 16 20:28:51 <Infl8ableSoulm8> yep Mar 16 20:28:52 <gringochapin> Could probably make one. Mar 16 20:28:55 <gringochapin> easy. Mar 16 20:29:04 <Iowan> got at least one at work Mar 16 20:29:39 <Iowan> Wonder if we need a wish-list page somewhere? Mar 16 20:30:01 <Infl8ableSoulm8> Well, if you are a travelling person, you can have this 24port 10/100 + 2port 1000 switch, but it's a managed deal and needs to be reset. Mar 16 20:30:23 <F0o> we had a list going Mar 16 20:30:26 <Iowan> I presume library's connection is 100? Mar 16 20:30:53 <Infl8ableSoulm8> I don't have a null modem cable. Mar 16 20:30:59 <Infl8ableSoulm8> so it's just sitting here. Mar 16 20:31:15 <Infl8ableSoulm8> been too lazy to cut a serial cable apart. Mar 16 20:31:16 <gringochapin> No idea... I in fact wasn't sure if we should count on getting a good connect from the lib, or if I should bring a local repo on my laptop. Mar 16 20:31:43 <F0o> i wouldnt count on a good connection Mar 16 20:31:43 <gringochapin> Yeah, last weeks meeting. Mar 16 20:32:41 <gringochapin> That's kinda' what I thought. What repos should I archive? Just Lucid i386 and amd64? Mar 16 20:32:50 <gringochapin> What about source? Mar 16 20:33:20 <Iowan> ??? Dunno... Mar 16 20:33:27 <F0o> all 3 me thinks Mar 16 20:33:32 <gringochapin> Sorry, the last weeks meeting reference was in response to talking about the list that was started. Mar 16 20:33:51 <F0o> i have the list Mar 16 20:34:33 <F0o> anyone actually using lucid Mar 16 20:34:48 <gringochapin> I just thought that if someone wanted to grab a source package they could do so via the regular repos, as there probably won't be much of that. And even if there is, they will probably only want a few packages at most. Mar 16 20:35:20 <Iowan> AtomicSpark reported on Lucid - dunno if he's running it... Mar 16 20:35:23 <gringochapin> I was tempted to update my VM today, if that counts. Haven't done so yet though. Mar 16 20:36:01 <F0o> i laid down a fresh vm a few weeks back, Mar 16 20:36:09 <Iowan> 5 hours may blow by in a flash... sounds like fun! Mar 16 20:36:18 <gringochapin> For sure! Mar 16 20:36:41 <F0o> should be good Mar 16 20:36:50 <gringochapin> Can we get that list on the wiki, and maybe set it up like a sign up sheet, so we know whose bringing what? Mar 16 20:37:06 <F0o> i can give the list to whomever wants it Mar 16 20:37:33 <Iowan> Yup - set up a sub page for Events (or paste it into the Jam event) Mar 16 20:37:57 <gringochapin> Infl8ableSoulm8: what's involved in reseting the switch? Are we talking paperclip, or JTAG? Something in between? Mar 16 20:38:00 <Iowan> Could set up a blueprint - but probably not enough time Mar 16 20:39:13 <Infl8ableSoulm8> gringochapin: keyboard combination during switch boot. Mar 16 20:39:18 <gringochapin> Probably fine to just put it in our event page... no need for a subpage. Mar 16 20:39:19 <Infl8ableSoulm8> via serial Mar 16 20:40:44 <Infl8ableSoulm8> after that, same concept as a cico catalyst switch. Mar 16 20:40:55 <Infl8ableSoulm8> s/cico/cisco/ Mar 16 20:41:29 <Infl8ableSoulm8> all you're really have to do would be to set up the web interface ip, then you could do it the easy way for a simple setup. Mar 16 20:41:48 <Infl8ableSoulm8> might not even have to really do anything... I don't really know what the default settings are. Mar 16 20:42:09 <gringochapin> Hmmm... ok. Thanks for the offer. I'll see if I can even make it down there. I'll get back to you in other words. Mar 16 20:42:17 <gringochapin> Unless someone else wants to take it on. Mar 16 20:42:54 <Iowan> Where is "down there"? Mar 16 20:42:56 <Infl8ableSoulm8> k Mar 16 20:43:03 <Infl8ableSoulm8> Des Moines Mar 16 20:43:36 <Iowan> I'm kinda hoping you'll need it there, but... Mar 16 20:44:45 <F0o> who's planning to go to the des moines one Mar 16 20:45:03 <Iowan> sidenote - XChat has all these colors, but everyone is in a shade of green... Mar 16 20:46:00 <Iowan> DM is still ??? Dunno if we have a site yet Mar 16 20:46:23 <F0o> simpson college sounds still up in the air Mar 16 20:48:26 <gringochapin> That's my understanding. Mar 16 20:48:34 <gringochapin> Or at least that's the last I've heard. Mar 16 20:48:52 <Infl8ableSoulm8> simpson would be neat. Mar 16 20:49:02 <gringochapin> Oh yeah, so there are only a few plugs in there, so we'll need to deal with that at well. Mar 16 20:49:05 <Infl8ableSoulm8> I work in indianola Mar 16 20:49:09 <Iowan> Just checked the day's email - nothing new/absolute about DM Mar 16 20:50:06 <F0o> dang dm is way closer Mar 16 20:50:42 <Iowan> Doesn't mean it won't happen - just no news... Mar 16 20:51:08 <F0o> theirs isnt really any dm people for it i dont think Mar 16 20:51:24 * Amaranth (~travis@ubuntu/member/Amaranth) has joined #ubuntu-us-ia Mar 16 20:52:13 <Iowan> Sounds like at least 4... Mar 16 20:52:20 <gringochapin> There are a few folks interested in DM. Mar 16 20:57:21 <gringochapin> So, in the interest of keeping things moving, what else needs to be decided, keeping in mind the fact that we have another mneeting planned for this Thursday? Mar 16 20:57:43 <Iowan> I was just thinking the same thing Mar 16 20:58:30 <Iowan> I'll try to get something started for wish-list page... unless someone beats me to it Mar 16 20:58:44 <Iowan> (probably not tonight) Mar 16 20:59:57 <Iowan> Anything else before we wrap it up? Mar 16 21:00:10 <gringochapin> Thanks. I'll get the event posted on Craigslist, and I'll investigate other places to post it. Mar 16 21:00:47 <Iowan> Next meeting Thursday - same time, same channel