XO-1 update to 885

Yioryos Asprobounitis mavrothal at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 15 10:54:40 EDT 2012

--- On Fri, 6/15/12, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> From: James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org>
> Subject: Re: XO-1 update to 885
> To: "Yioryos Asprobounitis" <mavrothal at yahoo.com>
> Cc: "OLPC Devel" <devel at lists.laptop.org>
> Date: Friday, June 15, 2012, 12:56 AM
> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 09:35:20PM
> -0700, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:
> > With the opportunity of 12.1.0/os14 update in the one
> of my XO-1s, I
> > also tried to update my F14 XO-1 to 11.3.1/os885 but I
> get `can not
> > download update contents'
> > Indeed rsync://updates.laptop.org/ does not list
> > "build-885". Actually the only 885 build there is the
> for the
> > XO-1.75.
> > Gave it some time in case it pulls it after the
> request, but no
> > result :-/
> It pulls in at time of request, but you have to make the
> right request.
> (I would not use online update with an XO-1 because the
> amount of
> effort to make free space exceeds the time it would take to
> download
> an installation kit.  But, please do test it if you
> can, and report
> your results.)

I was actually monitoring free space at 15sec intervals during olpc-update.
Updating from os883 to os885 requires just 30MB free space.
It is likely that from older builds will be a problem but not from the last official release.

> So please try
>     sudo olpc-update candidate_xo1-885

Yeh, that did it.

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