11.3.0 -> SD Card?
kgordon420 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 3 16:40:51 EDT 2011
If Mikus is around to help, his technique, utilizing symbolic links, yet
keeping the base install O/S on the internal is quite elegant. It can
easily utilize swap too.
On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 4:35 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 3:41 PM, Carlos Nazareno <object404 at gmail.com>
> > Congratulations on the release guys!
> > Q: is there a way to install 11.3.0 on an SD card for the XO-1 like
> > with alternate OSes on XOs instead of using the local flash storage?
> - grab the tar.gz
> - format your SD card as ext4
> - untar to the root of the SD card
> no warranties expressed or implied. Might need additional minor
> tweaking to actually work. Probably gets profoundly borked in
> If you trust the SD card FTL, pre-partition it to have a swap
> partition as well. Once up and running, configure linux to use it.
> With the limited RAM on XO-1, it's a great
> Moving some parts of the OS out might be saner, as Gonzalo suggests.
> Perhaps /usr, /home/, /var... and that swap I mentioned.
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