Maemo 5/PR1.3

This article describes a firmware update.
If you have problems installing the firmware update, there is an article that describes some known problems and solutions as well as an article on freeing up rootfs space.

Maemo 5 PR1.3 was released on October 25, 2010, together with an update of the SDK for developers. The product version is 20.2010.36-2.


[edit] New features

  • Qt Mobility API 1.0.2, which is now integrated into the device software.
  • Qt Core libraries updated to 4.7.0 version.
  • Full OVI-Suite support

[edit] Resolved bugs

IDStatusResolutionSummary (98 tasks)
9557+CLOSEDFIXEDDST start: Calendar Events created before are now an hour ahead
10310+RESOLVEDFIXEDcan't write a lower case letter after a dot even if you'd do it with shift
6898+RESOLVEDFIXEDSometimes auto-update intervals are lost
4564+CLOSEDFIXEDDocumentation: hildon-input-method API references are not online
7681+RESOLVEDFIXEDWidgets on all desktops get jumbled together when powered off
10497+RESOLVEDFIXEDMissing translations in Skype: messaging_fi_unable_to_deliver_message_contact_unauthorized
6682+RESOLVEDFIXEDTyping in web-based text input fields isn't as seamless as when using a desktop/laptop computer
7465+RESOLVEDFIXEDMedia Player assumes video has 1:1 pixel aspect ratio (stretched or squashed image)
5717+RESOLVEDFIXEDEvents extending to following day appear before earlier ones in agenda view
7776+RESOLVEDFIXEDIPv4 SIP support broken with IPv6 kernel
5766+RESOLVEDFIXED"Operation failed" when using camera (because of MMC card read-only due to corruption)
5522+RESOLVEDFIXEDPlays next radio station when current station cuts out / has playback issues
6807+RESOLVEDFIXEDWrong default region in E-mail accounts dialog
6052+RESOLVEDFIXEDInternal error when merging contacts with pics
10427+RESOLVEDFIXEDImpossible to send skype chat message to contact being offline
6876+RESOLVEDFIXEDBirthday appears in the day before
10470+RESOLVEDFIXEDMfE - calendar syncs up even when synchronisation is disabled!
4583+RESOLVEDFIXEDhildon-fm (File System UI) documentation: No descriptions available
6632+RESOLVEDFIXEDBackground image does not show correct rotation
4589+RESOLVEDFIXEDHildonFileDetailsDialog documentation: tab properties not deprecated
8944+RESOLVEDFIXEDImporting contacts with non-standard characters from GAL results in errors in name
4339+RESOLVEDFIXEDHD_DEFINE_PLUGIN_MODULE(): warning: unused parameter 'plugin'
7415+RESOLVEDFIXEDWhen accepting a call, music playback not paused & keeps on playing muted
5139RESOLVEDFIXEDProvide multi-user chat (chatroom / IRC) support again
7470+RESOLVEDFIXEDN900 does not support Skype Voicemail Settings
6996+RESOLVEDFIXEDAccelerometer uncalibrated after reboot
3941+RESOLVEDFIXEDSignature separator misses trailing space (RFC 3676 violation)
3745+RESOLVEDFIXEDkexec support in kernel (Multiboot support)
10557+CLOSEDFIXEDCannot open MP3 URL through http if spaces (%20) in the URL
10599+CLOSEDFIXEDAlarm for every Task resets after phone reload
10762+RESOLVEDFIXEDMissing translation for home_li_get_ovi after restoring from Backup
7691+RESOLVEDFIXEDModest can't handle forward slash in folder names
7190+RESOLVEDFIXEDmusic stutters while multi-tasking, especially browsing web
11032RESOLVEDFIXEDDevice doesn't respond when trying because of showModalDialog()s from website to foreground
8736+RESOLVEDFIXEDWord prediction doesn't work after a non-alphabetic character
8227+RESOLVEDFIXEDReboots after 2-3 hours of playing music over SonyEricsson HBH-DS980 (sw_rst)
6694+RESOLVEDFIXEDlibplayback missing -doc package
10279+RESOLVEDFIXEDHolding phone in portrait orientation doesn't enable phone menu
10536+RESOLVEDFIXEDMedia Player starts to play music with no user intervention
10792+RESOLVEDFIXEDVideos shot with geotagging enabled crash 'share via service' dialog
10793+RESOLVEDFIXEDNewlines in description are replaced with spaces (regression in PR1.2)
8747+RESOLVEDFIXEDRinging tone selector crashes Settings application
10283+RESOLVEDFIXEDSkype shows me as the second party in conversation
10290+RESOLVEDFIXEDCan't zoom to posts column on Talk
7735+RESOLVEDFIXEDSearch very slow with many contacts - search field displayed after search results
9527+RESOLVEDFIXEDMistranslated error message displayed when trying to turn of device with USB cable plugged in
10808+RESOLVEDFIXEDkernel oops on activating heartbeat trigger
8764+RESOLVEDFIXEDBack doesn't work if no connection (memory cache not taken into account)
10813+RESOLVEDFIXEDgst-dsp codecs may corrupt heap memory
9534+RESOLVEDFIXEDUnable to synchronize mail from Exchange 2003 - Invalid username, password or domain (401 error)
10306+RESOLVEDFIXEDNew lines in signatures are ignored (regression in PR1.2)
10828+RESOLVEDFIXEDRepeated "Internal error" kernel crash in MM cache handler while googlelatitude
11087+RESOLVEDFIXEDMedia player crashed when recorded video is played multiple times.
9562+RESOLVEDFIXEDIncorrect gramar when performing package manipulation in application manager
10336+RESOLVEDFIXEDUnable to exit desktop customization mode without a reboot (OMWeather involved)
10345+RESOLVEDFIXEDPDF reader no longer displays embedded fonts (regression from PR1.1.1)
8555+RESOLVEDFIXEDHeight of initial progress bar too large
10868+RESOLVEDFIXEDMedia Player does not resume audio after doing a call using BH-214 bluetooth headset
10357+RESOLVEDFIXEDManual send & receive doesn't always retrieve emails
9334+RESOLVEDFIXEDCorrupted isync_mailstore.db causes process 'intellisync' restarting in short intervals
8574+RESOLVEDFIXEDSubfolders of Zimbra IMAP server not appearing/not available
11393+RESOLVEDFIXEDFlickr: List of albums not up to date after adding a new album at a flickr account configured to share
8066+RESOLVEDFIXEDReply text box with multiple lines covers earlier messages in Conversation view
11139+RESOLVEDFIXEDLong delays in email interface
9867+RESOLVEDFIXEDRSS Reader fails to add feeds from
10900+RESOLVEDFIXEDAddress bar is missing in Bookmarks (after Portrait mode)
10390+RESOLVEDFIXEDSelection of text is impossible once the email is scrolled
9370+RESOLVEDFIXEDHome plugin loaders are not being loaded automatically
10404+RESOLVEDFIXEDtel: links stopped working in PR1.2
9640+RESOLVEDFIXEDHuge battery drain because BT-headset sound is not stopped
10410+RESOLVEDFIXEDcall to CMulticalendar::getComponentsAllCalendars() fails
11180+RESOLVEDFIXEDMedia player segfaults on m3u playlist with more than 32 mp3 files
9394+RESOLVEDFIXEDConfigure SIP profile dialogue: "Use for telephone numbers" not enabled by default
10674+RESOLVEDFIXEDSettings > My Nokia crashes the Settings Application
10424+RESOLVEDFIXEDCalendar selection dialog mangled when opening .ics file from portrait mode
10175+RESOLVEDFIXEDcon_ic_connection_get_proxy_mode() returns bogus data after the connection goes to CON_IC_STATUS_DISCONNECTED
10435+RESOLVEDFIXEDPOP3 emails deleted from server though "Leave messages on server" checked (PR1.2 regression)
8394+RESOLVEDFIXEDapostrophe (') in title gets translated to &pos; for Flickr
10442+RESOLVEDFIXEDFlash Video Fullscreen mode only partially fills screen on some sites
10443RESOLVEDFIXEDvirtual keyboard opened when clicking link in gmail menu
8652+RESOLVEDFIXEDCopy and paste mistake in desktop item prevents xatom to be set for settings
8910+RESOLVEDFIXEDWhen unlocking device underlying screen is briefly shown before unlock dialog
10448+RESOLVEDFIXEDEmail checking to Hotmail POP often not working since PR1.2 upgrade
8919+RESOLVEDFIXEDForwarding message in MfE does not insert header from original message (because of smart forwarding)
9433+RESOLVEDFIXEDicd2 shell script (zz_static_ip_if_down) broken
9948+RESOLVEDFIXEDContact quick search entering L does not recognize Polish "Ł"
10461+RESOLVEDFIXEDSkype video call option not present for online user with Windows Skype
10206+RESOLVEDFIXEDEmail Attachment not visible if multipart/alternative mime types present
10976+RESOLVEDFIXEDTakes 12-15 sec to display Call application UI during video call when opening a missed call notification
10216+RESOLVEDFIXEDBrowser reloads non-HTML page contents when saving; repeated dialog popup
10733+RESOLVEDFIXEDGTKFileChooser shows no confirmation dialog
10485+RESOLVEDFIXEDSkype rejects incoming calls automatically after about 4 rings
9977+RESOLVEDFIXEDHardware T&K lock switch must be used twice to unlock device when keyboard open
9722+RESOLVEDFIXEDUnsupported Hebrew codepages in E-mail (and iconv?)
9214+RESOLVEDFIXEDEmail Address display error in TO/CC fields when REPLY_ALL in exchange mail
10495+RESOLVEDFIXEDDouble-tap to zoom into text paragraph doesn't work properly
10799+VERIFIEDFIXEDModest inserts new contacts without email address into contacts
11363VERIFIEDFIXEDIn fast search with Cyrillic layout first letters prints are in English.

Alternatively, see this Bugzilla query for a list of issues that have been fixed for PR1.3.

[edit] Kernel changes

Some important kernel-related bugs were fixed, for details (changelog and the actuall diff to the previous version) refer to [1].

[edit] Further reading

List of firmware updates for Maemo 5
PR1.0 · PR1.0.1 (OTA only) · PR1.1 · PR1.1.1 · PR1.2 · PR1.3 · Community SSU