[olpc-help] Confused about updating G1G1 XO
Richard A. Smith
richard at laptop.org
Mon Mar 3 13:08:29 EST 2008
Rick Emery wrote:
> First, thank you very much for your reply. I was getting a little
> discouraged because I wasn't getting information. My reply is inline
Several of us developers read the lists but its hard to keep up.
Sometimes you might have to ask a few times.
>> So if you wanted to manually run the latest stable image you would use
>> 'olpc-update 656'. But you don't have to do that.
> Which is what I did, and was told that the new build was not signed.
> Now I'm confused again :-)
That should have worked. I think there was a brief period where we
goofed and didn't have the right images out. I don't remember if that
was for 656.
If it still does not work then its a bug.
>> will prompt the user for an upgrade. So really, to keep an XO
>> up-to-date you don't actually have to do anything until asked.
> To my knowledge, this never happened. This is my 10-year-old son's
> laptop, but he says he never got a prompt to upgrade.
The rollout was (and still is) very slow. We don't enable all the
machines to update at once.
Richard Smith <richard at laptop.org>
One Laptop Per Child
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