New kernel branch for XO-1 and XO-1.5 development

Daniel Drake dsd at
Fri Jul 10 04:54:44 EDT 2009

On Thu, 2009-07-09 at 19:13 -0700, S Page wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 5:59 PM, Paul Fox<pgf at> wrote:
> > plus, no immediate release for the
> > XO-1 is even on the drawing board.
> D'oh! I would have thought OLPC deployments would want one software
> release for XO-1 and XO-1.5. Is a single image simply impossible for
> technical reasons -- different firmware, different NAND flash
> capacity, different file systems?

Yes, impossible.

> I understand OLPC has extremely limited resources.  Maybe you could
> provide the raw materials for builds together with scripts that let
> more expert users turn them into what they need.  Given the XO-1.5
> packages, an XO-1 kernel, the geode driver, the build scripts and a
> ton more l33t skillz would I be able to make my own XO-1 image?

Everything is in the fedora-xo git repository in the xo-1.5 branch. I
recently backported all of my XO-1.5 work to XO-1 (the kickstart changes
really are only the handful that you mention) and it only took about an

I am looking to find some community members to do this as an ongoing
process and publish the resultant builds. Adam found a couple of
interested people but they have not yet made an appearance.


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