OS builder XO1 image on SD card boot questions

George Hunt georgejhunt at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 22:43:25 EDT 2015

I realized that rpmdropbox f18-xo1 would be the place to look for recent
kernels.  I'm feeling slow tonight.

Thanks again

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 7:28 PM, George Hunt <georgejhunt at gmail.com> wrote:

> James,
> Thanks for the information. You are a wonderful source.
> Do you know of a publicly visible kernel for XO1 that was built with 0.7.7
> version of dracut-modules-olpc?   I looked through  the ini files at the
> os-builder git repo, and they all seem to point to kernel rpms built before
> 6/2014.
> Rpmdropbox for f20-xo1 supplies
> kernel-3.10.0_xo1-20130716.1755.olpc.c06da27.i686.rpm
> <http://rpmdropbox.laptop.org/f20-xo1/kernel-3.10.0_xo1-20130716.1755.olpc.c06da27.i686.rpm>
> If not, not a problem. I guess I'm being lazy.
> On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 5:19 PM, James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>> Work the first problem first.
>> dracut will complain like that if the OLPC module fails to discover
>> the root filesystem automatically.
>> Identify the kernel package you've used.  Ensure that it was built on
>> a system which has installed the 0.7.7 version of dracut-modules-olpc,
>> which contains external SD card boot support, from 2014-06.
>> The secure boot method (runos0.zip) does not support boot arguments;
>> that would violate the whole point of secure boot.
>> --
>> James Cameron
>> http://quozl.linux.org.au/
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