Anyone playing with Ubuntu on XO-1.5?

Paul Fox pgf at
Mon Jun 14 14:46:40 EDT 2010

martin wrote:
 > On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Martin Langhoff
 > <martin.langhoff at> wrote:
 > > Curious minds want to know...
 > >
 > > Have you installed, or tried to install vanilla(ish) Ubuntu on an
 > > XO-1.5? If yes, which version? What install process? Did it work?
 > > Drivers missing our outdated? Did you have to grab custom packages?
 > > (which ones?)
 > Interesting notes about Sugar. I was thinking more practically of
 > vanilla ubuntu. Does it boot (given an appropriate olpc.fth? How are
 > we with kernel drivers? xorg? Sound? Wlan?

it would have to run our kernel -- or, at least, a rebuilt
ubuntu kernel that included our drivers.

a lot of work was done for ubuntu on XO-1.  much of that work might be
applicable as well.  i don't have a link handy, i'm afraid.

 paul fox, pgf at

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