Upgrade G1G1 using autoreinstallation method

David Leeming leeming at pipolfastaem.gov.sb
Fri Jun 13 17:45:34 EDT 2008


Thanks John, but I did realise that simple fact. The APs do have DHCP server
set up. They still move on.

David Leeming
Technical Advisor, People First Network
Tel: +677 76396(m) 24419(h) 26358 (w)
www.leeming-consulting.com

-----Original Message-----
From: John Watlington [mailto:wad at laptop.org] 
Sent: Saturday, 14 June 2008 12:44 a.m.
To: David Leeming
Cc: John Watlington; 'Bert Freudenberg'; devel at laptop.org
Subject: Re: Upgrade G1G1 using autoreinstallation method


On Jun 12, 2008, at 5:10 PM, David Leeming wrote:

> Thanks - solved. It's all there on the wiki, yes (blush). We have a  
> lot of
> time pressures imposed by the political realities here, with 20+  
> countries
> each with their own government and process to go through, etc. I do
> appreciate your help!
>
> Do you also know about access points, it was stressed at the Countries
> meeting in Boston that 30+ XOs in one classroom do not collaborate  
> very
> efficiently and the preferred method is to use an AP to enable
> collaboration/sharing in the classroom, even if there is no  
> Internet access.
> We have had some D-Link DWL2100 APs sent to us for this purpose and  
> what
> happens is that if there is no Internet connection the XOs do not  
> associate
> themselves persistently with the APs but "hang up" and go looking  
> for the
> mesh. Do you know anything about that?

Yes.   If there is no school server, and no other connection to the  
Internet,
then you will have to let one of the APs provide DHCP service.   If  
the laptops
connect to an AP, but aren't issued an address via DHCP, they move on...

> David Leeming
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bert Freudenberg [mailto:bert at freudenbergs.de]
> Sent: Thursday, 12 June 2008 7:28 p.m.
> To: David Leeming
> Cc: devel at laptop.org
> Subject: Re: Upgrade G1G1 using autoreinstallation method
>
>
> On 12.06.2008, at 05:53, David Leeming wrote:
>
>> How can I upgrade G1G1 XO-1s using the auto-reinstallation method
>> with a flash drive? We have 100 to update here in PNG and it is
>> impossible to use olpc-update as the connectivity is so poor. We
>> have a flash drive with the new image 703 on it, and I successfully
>> updated a B4. But when I try a G1G1 laptop, even with pressing the
>> game keys it just boots normally without updating. I know I have
>> some gaps in my knowledge regarding the keys and security for the
>> G1G1 laptops, but unfortunately I need a quick answer. Much
>> appreciate any help.
>
> Make sure it is the signed build (called "703" not "update.1-703"),
> and remember you need an activity pack, too. See here:
>
> 	http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Secure_Upgrade
>
> - Bert -
>
>
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