Joyide on Fedora 11/rawhide

Greg Dekoenigsberg gdk at
Wed Feb 4 16:51:26 EST 2009

After a brief discussion with Jeremy, it appears that Fedora 11 in rawhide 
has had many boot issues on many platforms, and they're tackling them one 
by one.  He promises to have a look at OLPC specifically on Friday.


Got an XO that you're not using?  Loan it to a needy developer!
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On Wed, 4 Feb 2009, Jerry Vonau wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-02-04 at 20:47 +0100, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> Hi Chris,
>>>  > I wanted to put it to the lists and get some feedback, with the
>>>  > plans on basing the 9.1.0 release on Fedora 11 I think we need to
>>>  > have a testing stream based on rawhide so that we can start testing
>>>  > core OS related bits and dealing with them sooner rather than
>>>  > later.
>>> Totally agreed.  The reason I haven't pushed to set up nightly builds is
>>> that right now Rawhide *doesn't boot* on the XO.  I think energy should
>>> probably be aimed at fixing that before we start setting up nightlies.
>>> I pinged Jeremy earlier in the week, he didn't have any strong ideas
>>> about what's wrong.  I should retry with latest Rawhide in case
>>> something's been fixed recently..
>> Oh! I wasn't aware of that as I don't currently have an XO to test
>> (although that should be sorted soon) not that I know enough about the
>> boot/kernel of the XO to be of much help fixing it. I wonder if any of
>> the 50 odd people on fedora-devel that got an XO in the lead up to the
>> F-10 release could help with that? Greg, do you know of someone that
>> isn't as busy as Jeremy that could help shed some light on XO boot
>> issues?
>> Peter
> I've been playing with booting fedora on the XO, mostly with anaconda
> (F9/F10) to be able to run an install on the XO itself for the XS. I'll
> try to boot the F11 kernel/installer when one is available, it looks
> like there are issues building anaconda atm, there is no isolinux
> directory on the mirrors...
> Perhaps someone could shed some light on the issues with rawhide that
> were uncovered thus far. Is there a tracker somewhere?
> Jerry
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