[IAEP] Problems with "Best OS Image Ever"

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Jun 21 13:16:19 EDT 2010

On Sun, Jun 20, 2010 at 7:26 PM, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi....
> I would like to try the dual boot software for the XO-1 that Bernie and his
> team have developed in Paraguay. I've downloaded:
> http://people.sugarlabs.org/bernie/olpc/f11-xo1-py/os140py.img
> and
> http://people.sugarlabs.org/bernie/olpc/f11-xo1-py/os140py.crc
> I am trying to follow the instructions at:
> http://www.olpcnews.com/forum/index.php?topic=4768.0
> I am trying to do the following:
> Step Four.
> Boot your XO. Hold down Escape while booting. This is the key on the upper
> left of the keyboard.
> Step 5.
> You are now hopefully at an "OpenFirmware" prompt.
> Type in "disable-security" and press Enter.
> Let it do what it wants to do.
> But, holding down the Escape key doesn't have any effect.  It just does a
> regular boot. The XO is running Sugar 0.82.1.  I have a developer key
> installed.
> Any suggestions?  Is it possible I need to re-install the developer key?
> Caryl
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Double check your dev key. Its possible to erase it out when
reinstalling an image. You can always reinstall the dev key.

Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Information Systems
Director, Campus Business Solutions
San Francisco State University

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