os 8.2 on SD for boot?

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 12:30:56 EST 2008

> I would like to put the current 8.2
> release onto an SD card for booting
> (with a developer's key) to allow
> me to better support my family and
> friends XOs.
> Right now, any customizations such
> as printer support or additional
> applications get wiped whenever there
> is an os update.
> The thought was to maintain the
> official XO os on the internal NAND as
> a safe default but to use the SD card
> OS for routine use.
> The catch is I haven't gotten far
> enought up the learning curve to
> tweak the ofw and the default config
> of the release distribution for this
> purpose.
> If anyone has a recipe to follow for
> this modification or even a list of
> things to fix (item by item) so I can
> research the wiki and mailing lists
> it would be a huge help.  I visit my
> folks this weekend and would like to
> set things up then if possible.

It should be possible using the same procedures and installing Fedora
10 on an SD card. Details to do that can be found here


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