[Sugar-devel] Help with Boot Helpers?
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Sat Mar 21 06:25:12 EDT 2009
Yes, that definitely sounds like it would work!
On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 5:20 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> 2009/3/21 Caroline Meeks <caroline at solutiongrove.com>:
> > Today Mel and I went to two schools in Boston to see how Sugar on a Stick
> > would fare in the wild.
> > Notes are here:
> > http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/GPA
> > http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Shaw_Elementary_School
> > The short summary is we think a wider range of "Boot Helpers" would be
> > helpful.
> > Our top priority is a virtual machine that can be installed on a computer
> > that starts up Sugar but looks for student identity, journal, activities,
> > etc. on a USB stick. Unlike our current emulators this would allow
> > to move from machine to machine and different classes to use the same
> > computer lab. For our current pilot school, GPA we need support from
> > Windows 2000 and Mac OSX.
> What if only the emulation software is installed on the hard disk and
> it's made to boot from a normal Soas usb stick?
> From the linux command line, I can do this by running 'qemu -hda
> /dev/sda1', may be possible to put some windows UI over something like
> > Also useful would be:
> > - A boot helper based on F11 which we hope will help with what appear to
> > driver issues.
> > - A boot helper on a Floppy - this will be easier to manage then trying
> > get the CD Drives to open.
> > Thanks to much work by many volunteers we are getting close! We have
> > enthusiastic teachers, especially at the Gardner, chomping at the bit to
> > Sugar! Please help if you can.
> > Thanks!!!!
> > Caroline
> > --
> > Caroline Meeks
> > Solution Grove
> > Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
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> > 505-213-3268 - Fax
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Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
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