booting from ext2 formatted SD card

Sameer Verma sverma at
Mon Feb 9 02:37:31 EST 2009

On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 12:29 AM,  <david at> wrote:
> On Sun, 8 Feb 2009, Sameer Verma wrote:
>> Is it possible to boot an XO from an SD card with an Ext2 filesystem?
>> This is an XO with a dev key. I've followed instructions from
>> but it sits at the OFW
>> prompt saying "Unrecognized program format"
>> Any pointers would be great.
> did you disable security at the OFW prompt after getting the dev key?
> David Lang

Yes. I'm going to try a known image on FAT32 and make sure that works
before mucking around with Ext2...

Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA

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