[Sugar-devel] Installing SoaS in a VM

Gonzalo Odiard godiard at sugarlabs.org
Wed Nov 26 08:29:43 EST 2014

liveinst do not starts using this image


On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 10:26 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>

> On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 1:15 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <godiard at sugarlabs.org>
> wrote:
> > I am trying to install the testing soas image in a vm,
> > using the procedure datailed here:
> >
> >
> http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Sugar_on_a_Stick/Installation#Setup_a_Virtual_Machine_for_Sugar_on_a_Stick
> >
> > Using Fedora Boxes, starting from he live iso,
> > and trying to run livecd-iso-to-disk, but can't run it without umount
> > /run/nitramfs/live
> > and can't umount because is in use.
> > Someone tried that? There are other way to install the Soas in a vm?
> Personally I would never do it like that. The way I do it is to boot
> the live image off the .iso and then once you get to the sugar home
> screen run terminal and run "liveinst"
> The livecd-iso-to-disk script is at best a hack!
> I'd love to be able to put an install icon on the sugar wheel or
> somewhere within the UI but I've never managed to get anyone
> interested in doing it.
> Peter
> PS There's a number of reasons I've never provided "official" VM
> images which is due to similar issues to what you see above.

Gonzalo Odiard

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