[Sugar-devel] instructions for flashing SoaS on a XO

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 04:14:12 EDT 2009


2009/3/6 Wade Brainerd <wadetb at gmail.com>:
> Glad to hear it works, I'm going to try it this weekend on my XO.
> I wonder if we could get the release team to execute these steps
> automatically for each release, and then make .img files available on
> downloads.sugarlabs.org along with the .iso files?

+1 I have also asked for that.

> That would skip a lot of
> potential mistakes that users might make, and would lower the barrier to
> entry (e.g. no Fedora or Ubuntu machine req).
> The same goes for .vmdk files, I would love to have .vmdk files created
> using http://sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick_VirtualBox/Preparing_a_disk_image available
> for each snapshot.

+1 also.

> Regards,
> Wade
> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> I tried it (from Ubuntu instead of F10) and it seems to work
>> "flawlessly"!! I've documented what I did in the wiki:
>>
>> http://sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Installation/OLPC
>>
>> -walter
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 6, 2009 at 1:19 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > below are some instructions for flashing the last Sugar on a Stick
>> > image (containing Sugar 0.84) on a XO (provided you have a developer
>> > key).
>> >
>> > Could someone volunteer to test and wikify them?
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Tomeu
>> >
>> > ---
>> >
>> > on a F10 system:
>> >
>> > $ sudo yum -y install crcimage mtd-utils
>> > $ wget http://dev.laptop.org/~cjb/rawhide-xo/livecd-iso-to-xo.sh
>> > $ wget
>> > http://download.sugarlabs.org/soas/snapshots/1/Soas-200903051021.iso
>> > $ sudo sh livecd-iso-to-xo.sh Soas-200903051021.iso
>> > Soas-200903051021.img
>> >
>> > and then copy Soas-200903051021.img and Soas-200903051021.crc to a usb
>> > stick
>> >
>> > on the XO, boot with the usb stick plugged in and get into OFW, then
>> > type the following commands
>> >
>> > ok disable-security
>> > ok copy-nand u:\Soas-200903051021.img
>> >
>> > then the XO will reboot and you should get into Sugar.
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>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Walter Bender
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