[IAEP] [Sugar-devel] Arch Linux XO image and Sugar packages

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Tue Oct 8 23:31:40 EDT 2013

On Tue, Oct 08, 2013 at 09:32:34PM -0500, Sebastian Silva wrote:
>  dir u:\
> clears the screen and shows some garbled text.
> On my laptop the usb drive mounts fine.
> Strange, no ?

Looking into it further, it may relate to how Daniel advises you to
effectively destroy the device partition table by making the
filesystem on /dev/sdb rather than the usual methods.  The result may
depend on what is already on the USB drive, and so is less
predictable than partitioning.

sudo mkfs.ext4 -F /dev/sdb

And yeah, I think I remember fixing access to filesystems that were
not in a partition table.  None of the OLPC install processes needed
that though, so it wasn't fixed until recently.

James Cameron

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