[Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] Question about upgrading from 802 to Dextrose
christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 19:52:54 EDT 2010
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 12:13 AM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>wrote:
> > > -------- Forwarded Message --------
> > > From: Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org>
> > > To: Christoph Derndorfer <christoph.derndorfer at gmail.com>
> > > Cc: dextrose at lists.sugarlabs.org, Sugar Devel
> > > <Sugar-devel at lists.sugarlabs.org>, christoph.derndorfer at olpc.at
> > > Subject: Re: [Dextrose] Question about upgrading from 802 to
> > > Dextrose
> > > Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2010 23:01:04 +0200
> > >
> > > On Mon, 2010-09-13 at 18:45 +0200, Christoph Derndorfer wrote:
> > > > as previously mentioned to Bernie I'm thinking about using the
> > > > international spin of Dextrose on the 25 XO-1s that we're using in
> > > > Austrian pilot project.
> > > >
> > > > IIRC correctly those XO-1s are currently running 802 and now I was
> > > > wondering whether there was a way to upgrade them to Dextrose without
> > > > erasing the Journal (e.g. something like olpc-update but using
> > > > Dextrose rather OLPC's 10.1.2).
> > >
> > > For the first upgrade in Paraguay, we used two very simple shell
> > > to backup the journal to a tarball on a usb stick.
> > >
> > > The procedure was somewhat cumbersome:
> > >
> > > 1) plug in usb stick
> > > 2) open terminal
> > > 3) /media/USBSTICK/backup_script
> > > 4) wait
> > > 5) cleanly unmount usb stick
> > > 6) reboot
> > > 7) flash
> > > 8) boot into sugar
> > > 9) open terminal
> > > 10) /media/USBSTICK/restore_script
Thanks a lot for these instructions.
> > > Of course, we did this only for specific laptops where the user wanted
> > > to preserve information. Many users were perfectly with erasing their
> > > journal completely. Some kids asked to save only one or two files.
> > >
> > > If you have a schoolserver, then you should already have daily backups
> > > even with 802. You're just missing a restore function.
Interesting, I wasn't aware of that.
If I remember correctly I had set up XS 0.5 at the school, how would I find
out whether the backups were made and if so how do I restore them to the XOs
after I install Dextrose on them?
Thanks again for all your help,
e-mail: christoph at olpcnews.com
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