XO-1 developer key does not work

C. Scott Ananian cscott at cscott.net
Fri Mar 11 13:10:10 EST 2011

Posting your machine's serial number as well as then contents of your
develop.sig might help; your developer key might be malformed or
correspond to a different XO than the one you are trying to use it on.

You can also try the collection key method, as one more check on the
process by which you are generating the developer key.

On Friday, March 11, 2011, Sridhar Dhanapalan <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
> I am trying to put a permanent developer key on an XO-1. I have been
> following the steps at
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Activation_and_developer_keys
> First, I created the key using devkey.html. Then I copied develop.sig
> to /security on the XO. After rebooting, I still see a wp tag in
> /ofw/mfg-data.
> Then I copied develop.sig to /security to a USB drive. Turning the XO
> on with the drive plugged in makes no difference. If I hold down the
> tick key while turning on, I get the messages:
>   trying disk:\security\develop.sig
>   Devel key  No matching records
>   ...
>   Trying nand:\security\develop.sig
>   Devel key  No matching records
> I tried several FAT32-formatted USB drives, including one that I have
> used to upgrade to the latest signed firmware.
> Can anyone help out?
> Thanks,
> Sridhar
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