Using ext4 usb drive to go to 13.1.0
Bruno Wolff III
bruno at wolff.to
Sun Sep 23 13:14:11 EDT 2012
On Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 22:23:49 -0500,
Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
>When I upgraded my XO 1.75 to 12.1.0 I was able to use my ext4
>formatted USB drive without an issue. The instructions for going to
>13.1.0 are different and when at the openfirmware command line it
>doesn't appear that my USB drive's file system is detected. I didn't
>see any commands listed to see what drives were mounted (in the event
>it wasn't mounted as u:).
>This is a bit of a regression from the previous version.
>I haven't tried the online update as I didn't want to redownload the
>update file again.
>I see there is a zsp file for 13.1.0, but I wasn't sure I could just
>rename it to fs2.zip and have things work like they did for the
I found out that the drive isn't getting mounted if it is plugged in before
starting to boot. If I replug the drive once I am at the OK (openfirmware)
prompt, then the drive gets mounted. I was able to do an update to 13.1.0.
I filed a ticket for this issue:
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