[Server-devel] XS on XO 1.5
sverma at sfsu.edu
Fri Jul 16 00:39:05 EDT 2010
On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 1:11 PM, Martin Langhoff
<martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 9:25 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
>> Has anyone tried this? I try booting the current image, but it fails
>> in OFW. Cannot open boot device.
> As Jerry points out, uncharted waters.
> - XS-0.6 for XO is based on F9, with a special kernel that boots only
> on XO-1 hw.
> - You'll need a kernel grabbed from our XO-1.5 OSs -
> - To run the Libertas wifi as an AP (hostap mode) you'll need a
> kernel module and thinfirmware that aren't ready yet (some hackish
> alphas are available from our wiki).
> - That kernel will probably not match well with the F9 environment.
> So you need 3 pre-requisites: a more complete thinfirm for the
> libertas device, a kernel rpm with that compiled in ;-), and a more
> complete F-11-based XS OS.
> martin.langhoff at gmail.com
> martin at laptop.org -- School Server Architect
> - ask interesting questions
> - don't get distracted with shiny stuff - working code first
> - http://wiki.laptop.org/go/User:Martinlanghoff
So, should I start with a XO 1.5 build and add the repo and go from
there? I'm ok with using a USB dongle for eth0. This is to test out
the 1.5 for load purposes.
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