Status of the OLPC

Chad Z. Hower aka Kudzu Chad-jm at Hower.org
Fri Nov 23 18:55:16 EST 2007


VMWare Server is free - as is Virtual PC.

Im quite familiar with both (I prefer VMWare). Ill be more than happy to 
help create and maintain such projects around the image.

The problem with VMWare I posted just recently, it boots and I get to a 
white screen with a black x which responds to mouse movement, but nothing 
ever goes beyond this.

Is there any more information I might be able to glean from it for you?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bernardo Innocenti" <bernie at codewiz.org>
To: "Chad Z. Hower aka Kudzu" <chad-jm at hower.org>
Cc: "'Michael Burns'" <maburns at gmail.com>; <devel at lists.laptop.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 24, 2007 2:49 AM
Subject: Re: Status of the OLPC


> On 11/23/07 05:18, Chad Z. Hower aka Kudzu wrote:
>
>> Will the emulation "Builds" be improved? Emulation seems a great way to
>> involve more people, but we should have some better way. It seems many
>> builds don't work "out of the box" and most require a bit of tweaking to
>> run. Id like to see an option where we have ready to go Bochs/VMWare/VPC
>> whatever images for people to see. I think this would go a long way.... 
>> I'll
>> even volunteer to help.
>
> I've been fixing a few simple bugs with the emulation images
> in joyride.  I only tested with qemu because I don't have
> VMware or virtual PC.
>
> I believe that if we want to grow a larger developer community,
> we should give more attention to the emulation images.
>
> Please, report emulation specific bugs in trac and, optionally,
> assign them to me.  I'll try to fix them myself or reassign
> them to the right people.
>
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