[Sugar-devel] SoaS won't boot XO-1s?

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 09:46:00 EDT 2009

I think you need to use Q2E28 or higher (as recommended in the instructions??)

I asked SDZ about SoaS-1 vs SoaS-2 and he thinks SoaS-2 is a better
bet at this stage. I'll try it as soon as I touch down in Boston this


On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Sean DALY <sdaly.be at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Installation/OLPC
> I am late writing an article on this and I'm not getting anywhere
> because I can't boot either of my XOs from USB.
> I'm trying to follow the instructions for Option 1... questions:
> * Is there a minimum, or recommended firmware level? Is there a risk
> in flashing the modt recent one?
> * I see that most recent image is SoaS-2, is this what we want to
> recommend right now to G1G1 owners? Would a choice be better?
> * I can't boot my XO which is at firmware Q2E18 but I am ready to try
> a later firmware such as Q2E28 or Q2E34
> * I'm brushing up on my dustry rusty Forth, is there a recommendation
> of command lines if boot fails? Or, more generally, how can we check
> for a valid SoaS before or while booting?
> Any advice appreciated. Thanks
> Sean
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Walter Bender
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