New XO-1.5 10.2.0 build 119

Chris Ball cjb at
Mon Apr 12 15:52:47 EDT 2010


   > Gentlemen - on some of my XO-1s I've installed perl onto my
   > "permanent" SD card, rather than having it occupy jffs2.  By
   > doing so, I've saved about 33 MB of space in jffs2.
   > Is that a large enough savings (given a 4000 MB XO-1.5) to be
   > worth spending this much discussion on ?

Yes, because some XO-1.5s may have 2GB, and your 33MB is compressed
size whereas the XO-1.5 uses an uncompressed fs -- the used space
on 1.5 may be several times your 33MB.

- Chris.
Chris Ball   <cjb at>
One Laptop Per Child

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