[Sugar-devel] instructions for flashing SoaS on a XO

Martin Dengler martin at martindengler.com
Sat Mar 7 18:18:41 EST 2009

On Sat, Mar 07, 2009 at 03:46:37PM +0000, Gary C Martin wrote:
> Just for the record, as I don't have access to a regular F10  
> desktop**, I had a quick go trying to use these steps directly on an  
> XO to create a .img and .crc to test with, but after several attempts  
> I've been unsuccessful so far.
> Existing OLPC 8.2 (767) build is missing various dependancies (not  
> surprising as it's based on F9); cjb's F11 XO builds have everything  
> needed, but the XO hardware seems to run out of ram part way through  
> livecd-iso-to-xo script, locking things up and or restarting.

Not sure if it'll help, but you might try these suggestions:

1) login on VT 1 or 2 and stop X: sudo /sbin/initctl stop prefdm

...if this is enough, cool...but if not, you might consider

2) install compcache[1]

> --Gary


1. http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Compcache

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