olpc-redhat-stream-development-devel_ext3.img version info.

Dan Williams dcbw at redhat.com
Mon Aug 6 12:06:00 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 08:51 +1000, James Cameron wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 05, 2007 at 06:08:05AM -0800, C.W. Holeman II wrote:
> > I have :
> >   olpc-redhat-stream-development-devel_ext3.img
> > which I am running with qemu. How do I ask it what version it is?
> Mount this filesystem, then read the file /boot/olpc_build
> This problem was probably contributed to by your downloading of the file
> using a name that didn't have a version number.  The build output tree
> has files with version numbers as well, and they give you the same data.
> So once you identify the build, you could rename the file.
> I don't know if there is a need for unversioned image files, but it is
> probably too much trouble to argue this point.

This was done to allow a "latest" link that always grabbed the latest
version, which is easiest done with a stable filename.


> The build output tree also now uses "osN.img" and "osN.crc" naming, for
> the JFFS2 images, where N is the build number.

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