[Server-devel] Notes about XS on XO...

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 21:43:50 EST 2009

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 9:31 PM, Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Just a question, would we be needing a do-it-yourself explanation of the
> steps involved, or are we just going to distribute an image that you
> could write to a partition? Both?

I'd say both ;-)

> I have a XO using a 4gig SD card, started life out as
> xo-1-olpc-stream-8.2.1-devel_ext3.img, with the XS repos added, yum
> installing xs-pkgs, xs-config now... I've ran into some funny dep issues
> but brute forced my way round them. I have some notes around, will try
> to add them to the wiki at some point. I've excluded the kernel from
> being updated at this point, I'll try a newer kernel at some point
> later, just waiting for yum to finish and try rebooting this puppy.
> Woohoo reboot time... rats network is broken...

Cool. Another bit of good news is that I tackled JKatz and he
confessed to having (probably) backported the fixes onto the F9
kernel. So maybe a plain XS install to SD may work too...


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