Ready-made kernel, XO-1, Xubuntu, and initrd questions
quozl at laptop.org
Sat Nov 26 06:51:52 EST 2011
On Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 11:40:21AM +0000, Alec Muffett wrote:
> I have a G1G1-era XO-1 and am trying to put Xubuntu onto it, using
> Virtualbox to do the setup and build on OSX, and then dd'ing the raw
> image to a 4Gb SD-card for booting. I'm using the current
> Xubuntu-alternate CD to build the image, and then approximately
> following the Wiki at
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Ubuntu_Lucid_on_OLPC_XO regards getting a
> kernel installed.
I never really liked that method, because it was imaging an existing
installation over to an XO from a virtual machine ... seemed difficult
to reproduce in an automated fashion.
So I wrote my own scripts in September last year that built a
filesystem using debootstrap:
This used two kernels, one for XO-1, one for XO-1.5, with an olpc.fth
that decided between them.
The initrd was included and worked fine.
default.conf is where the kernels are specified.
However, I only ever booted from USB on XO-1. The initrd might not have
liked the SD card slot.
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