[Server-devel] Who wrote http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Install_Server?
jvonau at shaw.ca
Tue Jan 31 00:03:12 EST 2012
On Mon, 2012-01-30 at 21:28 -0500, George Hunt wrote:
> Thanks Jerry,
> You've done what I wanted to discuss -- split apart the xs from a bare
> bones Fedora Core, and defer XS install until after firstboot.
Well no, not really, the install is kickstart driven, usb-based with the
XS packages installed and configured at installation time. This release
is targeted for a single network interface, all the XS pieces are
installed but service such as iptables and squid are left
> So I'll spin a FC16 iso, and try to get it ready to do a phase 2
> install via usbmount, and maybe tftp across the network.
Once you have the rpms ported over it F16, having a repo on a usbkey or
elsewhere on the net is trivial.
> Do you know if there is a script that automates the rpm generation
> from sources at dev.laptop.org?
Sorry I don't think there is such a beast. Martin, any input here?
> It'll take a few days, since I'm relocating from Calif to NYC
> Wednesday, and have other priority tasks.
Let me know what you what to do, I could most likely save you a bunch of
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca> wrote:
> On Mon, 2012-01-30 at 13:05 -0600, Jerry Vonau wrote:
> > On Mon, 2012-01-30 at 12:40 -0500, George Hunt wrote:
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I'm new to this list.
> > >
> > Hi George:
> > I'm the author of the XSAU-F11 based rework of the XS that
> Sridhar is
> > referring to.
> > > I met Tony Anderson in Haiti, and again at the San
> Francisco OLPC
> > > Summit in late 2011. He prevailed upon me to spend some
> time trying to
> > > figure out how to rebase XS on a more recent Fedora Core.
> > >
> > > I just recently used pungi to gather together FC16 rpms
> into an iso
> > > using the kickstart file that came with XS-0.6. What was
> 550MB in FC9
> > > has grown to 775MB in FC16. My initial goal was to create
> a CD image,
> > > that can be installed in the traditional way. But going
> forward, even
> > > if we can pare things down and fit in 690MB this time,
> perhaps we need
> > > a better strategy.
> > >
> > Think some of the issue is most likely that X is being
> dragged in or
> > some extra files on the image. What is the file layout of
> the resulting
> > iso image?
> is the new way of using pungi for the XS, my local version is
> The key is to use the olpcxs-pungi.ks file to gather the rpms
> exclude what is not wanted before rolling the iso. Please have
> a look at
> build.sh for the whole routine used.
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