Replicating XO experience in a VM

Sridhar Dhanapalan sridhar at
Tue May 17 08:11:11 EDT 2011

On 17 May 2011 19:19, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at> wrote:
> I suggest you look at the olpc-os-builder. Its pacakged in Fedora. Its
> also the series of scripts used to build the releases.
> The major difference between a XO image and any other image is the
> files produced at the end. I don't believe it would be hard to either
> A) extract the OS ext3 file system of an XO 1.5 and add it to a VM
> image or b) add a plugin to the scripts that produce something that
> can be imported into a VM.

Interesting idea. We are using the OS Builder to produce our builds,
but I didn't think of extending it to generate a VM-capable build.


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