[Server-devel] XS-0.7 beta 2 released

Daniel Drake dsd at laptop.org
Mon Feb 20 10:12:27 EST 2012

On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 1:22 PM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> I used the unetbootin approach to build a USB stick to boot from. I've
> had trouble with the step where it looks for the media. Says something
> like
> hd: LABEL=OLPC School Server 0.7 i386:olpcxs.ks
> and loops at that step. When I change it to
> hd:/dev/sda1:olpcxs.ks
> It continues the install, but failed twice around the part where it
> sets up partitions on the target drive. I could have a bad USB stick,
> so I'll try again later today. Is anybody else seeing this?

It took quite some massaging to get the USB install working as I have
scripted, so I'm not surprised that alternative paths do not work
right away.

Is there any special reason why you need to use netboot, or could you
instead follow the procedure at


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