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
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/TestPlans/Fedora10_On_XO

Peter


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