[Server-devel] XS on XO

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 10:56:05 EST 2012

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 3:27 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 9:08 PM, Martin Langhoff
> <martin.langhoff at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd recommend, on XO-1.5
>> - take a 11.x.y buid
>> - use the yum repos dsd prepared for XS, groupinstall the right group ("OLPC
>> School Server"?)
>> - disable the prefdm service (remove/rename /etc/init/prefdm)
>> - disable NM service, enable the 'network' service (using chkconfig)
>> F14 and RHEL/CentOS6.2 are very close, the only incompat I am aware of is
>> the Erlang runtime, so you probably need to rebuild ejabberd...
> It seems closer to F13 to me (it has the F13 version of Python, anaconda, ...)
> For this reason you'll have to rebuild all the XS packages that
> include python scripts as well.

It is closer to F-13. In fact EL6 was forked off the Fedora tree
around the time of F-12 beta and some F-13 features were pulled in
during the development phase.


> Another option you may wish to explore is running CentOS6 with the
> OLPC kernel on the XO. (but I haven't really thought this through,
> might be missing something obvious)
> Daniel
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