[SoaS] FW: Crazy SoaS Idea
cbigenho at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 26 13:21:32 EDT 2010
Semi-techie teacher here (me) has a crazy idea. Mel asked me to send it along for further discussion on the SoaS list. I was hoping to have this be something I could use at a tech fair for teachers next month, but better later than never if it is possible.
DVD costs more, but would work.
> Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 10:45:06 -0400
> From: mel at melchua.com
> To: cbigenho at hotmail.com
> CC: sdz at sugarlabs.org; sdaly.be at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: Crazy SoaS Idea
> Hi, Caryl - would you mind forwarding this convo to the soas list?
> Thomas Gilliard has been having a few similar ideas and perhaps there's
> a chance to work together here.
> The biggest problem I see with this is that the files needed to do it
> wouldn't fit on a CD - but maybe it could be done on a DVD. If so, that
> would definitely make a nice project for someone to pick up.
> On 03/26/2010 01:29 AM, Caryl Bigenho wrote:
> > Hi Mel, Sebastian and Sean,
> > Here is a crazy mindstorm for you...
> > Is it possible to create a single CD that has the SoaS file download
> > that could be transferred to a computer that could then make the USB
> > version... and at the same time (same CD) have the live CD version that
> > could be bootable on PCs?
> > Could these files be downloaded on a Mac, put into a Burn folder, and
> > burned on a CD that would work on a PC even if it didn't play on a Mac?
> > In other words something like this:
> > Regular Live CD to boot... but with a separate file folder on the CD
> > with the SoaS image that could be accessed to create the SoaS USB
> > stick??? A dual purpose CD?
> > This would make it possible to distribute a CD that folks could try as a
> > live CD and also give them a file they could use to make their own USB
> > stick???
> > So there would be 2 files... One with the SoaS files for the creation of
> > the USB stick and the other to play as a live CD. Am I crazy or what???
> > Caryl
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