0.84 for XO-1 (was Re: [Sugar-devel] Sugar-devel Digest, Vol 11, Issue 94)

Paul Fox pgf at laptop.org
Fri Sep 18 13:38:53 EDT 2009

daniel wrote:
 > 2009/9/18 Martin Langhoff <martin.langhoff at gmail.com>:
 > > On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 6:08 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
 > >>> - switch to ubifs for new installs (ok, not necessary, but this is so
 > >>> easy it's worth doing -- all info is on the wiki)
 > >>
 > >> Advanced linux user skills?
 > >
 > > This one is, AIUI, not "so easy" since OFW  doesn't know about ubifs,
 > > so we have to partition the NAND to have /boot on a small partition,
 > > and so on and so forth.
 > >
 > > Doable, but there's quite a bit of yak shaving to do :-)
 > I don't think so. It's all documented on the wiki. And debXO has been
 > using partitions for ages.

this has come up for 1.5, as well, since we've moved to a partitioned
/boot.  we realized that /versions will be more complicated (as if
it could be any _less_ complicated :-).  there's support in the design
for a separate /boot, but i can't help but think there might be
some surprises there.

 paul fox, pgf at laptop.org

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