[Sugar-devel] soas strawberry sha1sum?
sverma at sfsu.edu
Mon Jul 6 11:26:16 EDT 2009
On Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 2:54 AM, Tomeu Vizoso<tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 4, 2009 at 20:27, Sameer Verma<sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 3, 2009 at 1:32 PM, Sean DALY<sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Sameer, in my experience sticks are not nearly as reliable as CDs in
>>> terms of loading a bootable image, apparently due to internal firmware
>>> and chip differences
>>> I believe Caroline was getting some failures even with identical make
>>> & model sticks in the Nexcopy mass loader.
>> There are a few people here in Jamaica, who are interested in getting
>> Sugar onto computers in some of the richer/private schools. I was
>> hoping to do a SoaS demo. I'll try to CD route for now. More later...
> Not sure that's what you meant, by just in case would like to note
> that the reliability issues of some USB sticks doesn't mean that it's
> not a viable solutions in some scenarios. You may need a bit of luck
> with the usb stick model and the host computer hardware and BIOS,
Yes, I realize that, but as a first impression with the school board
members, I wouldn't want to have a USB stick that won't boot. The
CDROM works well. I'll also load up a VirtualBox image for the demo,
just in case.
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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