[Server-devel] XS-0.7 beta 2 released

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Feb 20 14:47:30 EST 2012

On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 7:12 AM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> 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
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Techniques_and_Configuration#Installing_from_USB

My main working machine runs Ubuntu 11.10. I don't have a F16 machine,
so unetbootin looked like an easier option. Unetbootin method does
work if I use the CentOS6.2 minimal install approach and then add the


> Thanks,
> Daniel

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