Nand blaster with 30 XOs
erik at laptop.org
Tue Jan 13 01:40:46 EST 2009
Please see: http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2009-January/022334.html
I hope that is enough to get started. I don't know if the best place
to continue discussion is in this thread or that. In any case I will
be happy to help. The thread already has some good commentaries
analyzing the results, so perhaps we should continue there.
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 4:48 PM, Ricardo Carrano <carrano at laptop.org> wrote:
> Hi Paul,
>> > Just one XO froze (two times), but this unit seems problematic anyway.
>> > I am attaching the stats for the other 28.
>> > There is a minor caveat (that is not actually related to the
>> > nandblaster): Once you finish updating the XO that will be replicated
>> > it woud be useful to put it in a state such that the XO-name and color
>> > will be asked again after boot (otherwise you finsh with a lot of xos
>> > with the same name and color). It is probably a matter of removing a
>> > file.
>> if you've booted the XO, there's more than that that's been
>> cloned which might be a problem. (ssh host key, for example.)
>> you should really nandblast images that haven't been booted.
>> (erikg: did you finish your audit of what exactly gets changed?)
> True. I was so anxious to use the method that I didn't pay much
> attention to that.
> But If we don't boot the XO before the copying we'll lost the
> opportunity to add some stuff.
> If erikg has such a list, and we can revert some things, that would be awesome!
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