[support-gang] SD Sugar boot for XO-1

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Thu May 15 09:21:24 EDT 2014

On Thu, May 15, 2014 at 07:32:49AM -0400, George Hunt wrote:
> Indeed, I don't know anything about dracut.

It doesn't look that hard.  It's mostly just shell script.  Then
something like mkinitramfs is used.

> But it occurs to me that the mktinycore tool James, Yiryous, and
> Jerry worked on might offer another model for getting the XO1 image
> running on an SD card.

Yes, as a method for making a card filesystem.  There's also the Linux
which is usually in the NAND FLASH of the XO-1.  With a bit of work,
an Open Firmware script could also write the filesystem from USB.
It's just that it isn't there ready to go like it is with XO-1.5 and

James Cameron

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