Announcing OLPC OS 11.2.0 for XO-1 and XO-1.5

Anna aschoolf at
Sat Jul 23 01:15:51 EDT 2011

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 11:35 PM, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote
> > And then the kernel update was taken out of the update stream.
> I'm not so sure about that.
> > Error Downloading Packages:
> >   kernel- failure:
> > kernel- from
> olpc-f14-xo1:
> > [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
> >
> > And... I guess the kernel package was just taken out of the repo.
> No, it's still there.  I was able to download it.  The repodata hasn't
> changed.  Perhaps you had a momentary network problem.  If you'd like to
> test it, try again, and remember that you have to manually update the
> boot configuration afterwards.  Then after reboot, check with "uname -a"
> to see that you are using the new kernel.
> I've compiled an XO-1 and XO-1.5 kernel and it's damn annoying to install.
(And other Linux kernels, but whatever.)  Are y'all seriously gonna expect
regular users to deal with that?  If not, take the kernel out of the
updates.  Most folks can barely adjust the volume on an XO, let alone create
a new initrd and vmlinuz.  That's just crazy talk.

Bless your heart,

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