[support-gang] Activities won't auto-install from USB "bundles" folder onto 11.3.0?

Kevin Gordon kgordon420 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 10 20:08:58 EST 2011

On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 7:25 PM, Holt <holt at laptop.org> wrote:

> Conclusion to both issues that were killing us overnight, thanks to KevinG
> & All:
> 1) Old habits die hard -- I erroneously believed the troublesome XO-1s had
> no http://wiki.laptop.org/go/**Developer_key<http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Developer_key>as they did not boot with black/TTY scrolling kernel msgs etc.  Hitting
> "Esc"-on-boot proved me wrong, causing the http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Okprompt to appear.
> So Customization Sticks began to work, once we began holding down the
> lower game key ("X").on boot.  In fact we now hold down the "X" game key on
> all XO-1s (secured or not) -- during every Customization Key
> auto-installation, simplifying our training of locals (Haitians).
>    http://wiki.laptop.org/go/**Customization_stick<http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Customization_stick>
> 2) Our cheap 2GB Micro Center USB sticks work great for reflashing, but
> fail about 50% of the time as Customization Sticks, at random they are
> ignored completely during the boot process -- so we just keep trying
> (sometimes MANY times) until it finally works.  In different USB ports for
> good luck.  A royal pain in the A**, but elbow grease does the job, until
> one day higher quality USB sticks appear :/
> Aside: our XO-1s all contain build 883 and firmware Q2E48.

Happy to hear.  Also glad to hear you've picked 883.  Solid release, great
networking, great Sugar enhancements.



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