[SoaS] Sugar on a Stick Meeting on Monday at 1900 UTC
walter.bender at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 17:37:46 EDT 2010
On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 1:06 PM, Frederick Grose <fgrose at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
Excuse my ignorance, but if the size of the image changes
dramatically, are there any issues regarding how space may have been
> 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 http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Sugar_Clone, and storage
> space optimization is discussed on this
> page, http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/LiveOS_image.
> The Sugar Clone enhancements have been submitted for inclusion in the
> standard livecd-iso-to-disk script,
> see http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg01608.html.
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