Is DRM on every G1G1 laptop?
mikus at bga.com
Mon Dec 24 20:11:36 EST 2007
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Developer_Key describes the procedure for
> obtaining a developer key. We tried to make that procedure as easy as
> possible within the constraints of our available manpower and time (i.e.
> we have a lot of other things that need attention too). Note that there
> is no discretionary component to this procedure - ask and you shall receive.
I now have my developer key - thank you very much.
But there were hurdles:
The procedure describes using 'wget' to fetch the key. Perhaps due
to my physical connection setup (wired + proxy), the 'wget' would
time out and say "Resolving activation.laptop.org ... failed".
[Note: for me, wget on the laptop *does* work when fetching from
other olpc servers. And Browse on the laptop *did* fetch (from
activation.laptop.org) the "status" page associated with my key.]
I ended up using a browser on a regular Linux system to fetch the
key. [And I had to __twice__ override the browser, which kept
telling me it did not trust the activation.laptop certificate.]
Then I had to provide a way to transfer the key from the Linux
system to the laptop (to match how the other systems on my local LAN
communicate, I installed vsftpd on the laptop). A lot of effort.
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