[IAEP] [REVISION] Revised version of OLPC OS for tablets

Ryan Cunningham rvskmbrly3 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 13:00:40 EST 2014

My Fedora installation seems to say that I need an ARM system to do that, and I don't have one that I can use for this purpose.

I would like to create an x86 tablet OEM image instead.

Sent from my iPad

> On Nov 13, 2014, at 12:55 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 4:01 AM, Ryan Cunningham <rvskmbrly3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am sending to you a link to a revised version (created
>> from scratch) of my tablet port of the OLPC OS.
>> The major changes are as follows:
>> * The Marvell Libertas firmware and "olpc-update" are now
>>  properly removed using "yum."
>> * The operating system is now delivered as an XZ-
>>  compressed tape archive, allowing original equipment
>>  manufacturers to make devices with any amount of storage
>>  (provided it's no smaller than 5 GB), and therefore to
>>  further modify the operating system with a lot more new
>>  activities.
>> * This version of the operating system is now based on
>>  the latest version (13.2.1) of OLPC OS.
> How are you archiving that tar format? You realise that the Fedora OS
> relies on xattr bits that are lost if it's not backed up and restored
> properly. We ran in to massive problems with this for Fedora ARM
> images. IMO you'd be better off using the base template we use for
> creating SoaS (a kick start) and generating a .img that can be imaged
> directly to any device by an OEM to ensure you end up with something
> that is supportable and not a mess.
> Peter

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