[SoaS] Sugar on a Stick Meeting on Monday at 1900 UTC

Frederick Grose fgrose at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 13:06:00 EDT 2010

On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Mel Chua <mel at melchua.com> wrote:

> I'm going to have to miss today's meeting, but as an update on my task
> from last week: http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1798#comment:22

See this comment added to http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1798#comment:23 :

School-based deployments may want to take advantage of the persistent /home/
directory installation instead of the persistent OS overlay. The persistent
home folder is not a write-once, ever-diminishing storage space.

For consistency and stability reasons, the school may want to leave out the
persistent OS overlay (using a temporary overlay on each boot) and just use
the persistent /home/ directories to save the Learners' Journals and

If a school-wide system change were desired, the Sticks could be upgraded
with a simple exchange of the /LiveOS/squashfs.img file in the base file
system of each device or stick, perhaps, even triggered by the School

Installation of a persistent /home/ directory is available at the present
time by means of the livecd-iso-to-disk shell script (which is available
within a booted Mirabelle image at /LiveOS/livecd-iso-to-disk).

There are other features that are available in
and storage space optimization is discussed on this page,
The Sugar Clone enhancements have been submitted for inclusion in the
standard livecd-iso-to-disk script, see

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