[OLPC-AU] Testing sprase file support for 10.1.3
sridhar at laptop.org.au
Wed Jun 29 03:19:40 EDT 2011
Could this be due to http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/10930 ?
On 24 June 2011 16:43, Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> Thanks Tony. Logged at https://dev.laptop.org.au/issues/773
> On 12 June 2011 16:19, <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
>> Thanks Jerry
>> Testing au77
>> ctrl v will not paste image to Write, no error logged, paste from tool
>> bar works ok but does log a warning "got plain filename ... in
>> Think I have seen this before in other OS images
>> image in clipboard was sourced from Browse using right mouse copy image
>> Quoting Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca>:
>>> Hi All:
>>> This is to announce the latest OLPC-AU build for the XO-1.5 for testing
>>> featuring sparse file support , Browse-122, and Musicpainter-9 is
>>> available for testing .
>>> With this release if you don't upgrade the firmware prior to testing you
>>> will receive a harmless warning at the end of fs-update about writing 1
>>> block, this is resolved with q3a65 firmware.
>>> This newer firmware is not part of the build as not to trigger an auto
>>> firmware update on boot for those who don't want the latest firmware.
>>> For those who wish to use the latest firmware this is available from 
>>> and and the install instructions from .
>>> If you want to test this newer firmware but with out going though the
>>> above routine, you could inject the OLPC-AU security keys using our
>>> olpc.fth script and install OLPC-AU signed firmware. Download and unzip
>>>  to / on your upgrade media (SD or USB) Download olpc.fth 
>>> to /boot on your upgrade media and place bootfw.zip from  into the
>>> same directory. The upgrade will occur when you boot with your media
>>> inserted, ensure you have the power adaptor plugged in.
>>> If you plan to use the "4 button upgrade" or NandBlaster (need keys
>>> installed as above), download to your upgrade media from  au77.zd and
>>> au77.zd.zsp.fs.zip, then rename au77.zd.zsp.fs.zip to fs.zip.
>>> The OLPC-AU menu expects the new image to be named fs.zd. Once you
>>> transfer au77.zd to your upgrade media, rename it to fs.zd to be able to
>>> use option 1 or 2 on the menu. The installation of keys and firmware is
>>> optional, you can use option 1 to install your image, just skip
>>> unzipping the keys and adding the firmware.
>>> The first boot will install the security keys then reboot, second boot
>>> will install the newer firmware then reboot, third boot you should have
>>> the menu screen. Pressing 1 at the menu screen should start flashing the
>>> XO. Pressing 2 will start NandBlaster, this requires fs.zip to be
>>> Happy testing,
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