OLPC build creation failed

Jose Prous joseprous at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 09:54:17 EDT 2012

Thanks for all the replies.

We did a build using qemu, it took about 3 hours, it's acceptable for our

Now the problem is signing the build. But it looks like bios-crypto doesn't
work with arm.
What is normally done in this case? Sign in a x86 machine?

On Sun, Sep 16, 2012 at 10:09 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:

> I agree, the ratio between emulation and native is not so great, it is
> only around 2:1.  Having fast I/O attached to your emulator host
> would compensate to some degree.
> For those with slow or unreliable internet, it may be faster to do a
> build in emulation than to use an XO-1.75 over SSH followed by copying
> the build.
> The work flow and techniques of batch processing can be used.
> You can easily increase the number of builders by adding cheap
> systems, or more emulators on an SMP system, and start a new builder
> as soon as you have a new change, without waiting for the previous
> builders to finish.
> Don't let the good be the enemy of the perfect.
> --
> James Cameron
> http://quozl.linux.org.au/
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