booting from ext2 formatted SD card

Sameer Verma sverma at
Mon Feb 9 02:43:14 EST 2009

On Sun, Feb 8, 2009 at 11:37 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at> wrote:
> 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...
> cheers,
> Sameer
> --

Never mind. Just a bad olpc.fth file. Its getting late :-)

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

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