XO-1 developer key does not work

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at laptop.org.au
Mon Mar 14 09:27:18 EDT 2011


Nice, you pre-empted my next question! :D

Thanks,
Sridhar


On 15 March 2011 00:03, Martin Abente <martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com> wrote:
> If your laptops contain your deployment keys, I would recommend using
> this [1] so you can easily generate and manage your activations in
> situations like this :).
>
> 1. http://wiki.paraguayeduca.org/index.php/Yaas_documentation
>
> kind regards,
> tch
>
> On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 1:46 AM, Sridhar Dhanapalan
> <sridhar at laptop.org.au> wrote:
>> On 12 March 2011 05:10, C. Scott Ananian <cscott at cscott.net> wrote:
>>> 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.
>>
>> This is a bit strange - I am getting a different result for each method.
>>
>> Printed in the battery compartment is the serial number SHC83102126
>>
>> /home/.devkey.html contains:
>>        SN - SHC8320373E
>>        UUID - D5576981-BDA0-4271-ABFE-0183633847D1
>>
>> /ofw/serial-number contains SHC832038CC
>>
>> laptops.dat (created with a collection key) contains:
>>
>>        SHC832038CC C95B2B75-18A6-4860-B834-9AEAC7A4C47F 20110312T034351Z
>>
>> laptops.dat concurs with /ofw/serial-number.
>>
>> I've used the laptop.dat details to request a developer key. The page
>> says that it'll be available in 24 hours.
>>
>> There are three main questions raised by this process:
>>
>>  1. why am I getting different readings for each method?
>>  2. what is the most trustworthy method?
>>  3. why must I wait 24 hours to get the developer key?
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Sridhar
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