Announcing Fedora 11 Beta for XO

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at
Sat Apr 4 09:07:53 EDT 2009

>> From the Fedora perspective this is the latest beta release
> Is this statement meant to be equivalent to "this is the latest F11
> beta"?

Now I read it, a fairly pointless statement.... should have coffee
_BEFORE_ replying to emails in the morning.

>> It has all the latest Sugar stuff in it but
>> has no specific XO fixes in it. EG it doesn't have the XO specific
>> kernel patches in it which I assume SoaS does.
> Soas does not, nor does
> .  I can't speak for
> the intentions of either "distro"s in the future.
> Please recall Soas is targeted at more than XOs...I would assume that
> the OLPC distro is more likely to include XO-specific bits than the
> Soas distro.  But now we're both assuming, rather than asking.
>> It would be great to get some testing done on it if possible to see
>> what the issues are with it. I've been meaning on taking a look at
>> SoaS to see what the differences are between that and rawhide but I
>> just haven't had the time to do so yet.
> They're essentially the same right now apart from the choice of
> desktop environment.

Yea, it seems that its basically very similar.


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