[Sugar-devel] [SoaS] SoaS 4 - Mango Lassi is out.
david at leeming-consulting.com
Mon Nov 15 19:08:00 EST 2010
Testing SOAS 4 Mango Lassi on a 32-bit PC.
Image used is Fedora-14-i686-Live-SoaS.iso and installed using Fedora
LiveUSB Creator 3.9.2 on a 2GB flashdrive that has been tested OK with
Marabelle. I used 498 MB of persistent storage.
Tried in two different computers, reformatted (FAT) and tried again.
All I get is this on boot (below), it does not proceed any further...... I
guess maybe I have the wrong iso or something??
SYSLINUX 3.81 2009-05-29 EBIOS Copyright (C) 1994-2009 H. Peter Alvin et al.
(then nothing happens)
Solomon Islands Rural Link
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Subject: Re: [Sugar-devel] [SoaS] SoaS 4 - Mango Lassi is out.
Fedora-14-x86_64-Live-SoaS CD Boots fine on an Apple MacBook Air with an
external hp-DVD/CD usb drive.
Hold "C" and tap power button keep holding the "C" key down until the
blue fedora boot screen appears
Select Boot (Basic Video)-second line
boots to bar display Fedora 14; (Name_____); Choose password for new
keyring; hit cancel 6 times.
F3 Ring appears
Use the usb to cat 5 Air dongle ( applesmc.78) as Network Manager does
not recognize the Mac Air's wireless hardware.
f1 neighborhood will be full of xxxxxxxxxx at jabber.sugarlabs.org names
To fix this go to drop down / My settings /About me. change colors and
restart. On restart the names will be correct.
ONLY IF you enter the key chain password you entered 1 time when you
These are known bugs
There is a new Boot CD for Macs and computers that cannot boot from USB
Boot helper CD for Fedora-14-i686-Live-SoaS:
> On Fri, Oct 29, 2010 at 9:45 PM, Matt Wronkiewicz <matt at wronkiewicz.net>
>> > If anyone else is interested, I put together a boot helper for
>> > Mirabelle. Burned to a CD, it enabled booting a USB stick on my
>> > MacBook Pro. The stick was partitioned with the plain old MBR format
>> > and labeled "FEDORA". I also got both VMware Fusion and VirtualBox to
>> > boot the USB stick using this boot helper ISO. The soas-2-boot ISO
>> > sort of works with Mirabelle sticks, but they have different kernel
>> > versions so modules don't load, thus no networking. That is fixed in
>> > this build.
>> > <http://www.wronkiewicz.net/soas-3-boot-test.iso>
>> > Matt
Please Test these result on other MAC's and report here in wiki:
Congratulations to all
Peter Robinson wrote:
> Hi All,
> This is the non announcement announcement of the release of Sugar on a
> Stick 4 Mango Lassi is out.
> You can download both the 32 and 64 bit version from
> There's an outline of some common bugs in Fedora 14 and hence Fedora
> 14 outlined here
> Some of the notable enhancements include:
> - Sugar 0.90
> - Support for more wireless adapters including the rtl2xxx series of
> adapters that are common in eee PCs
> - Improved Apple Mac support (still needs SoaS verification as
> apparently its a major problem but I could only find Fedora people to
> test it for me)
> - Quite a lot of things that I can't remember
> I would like to thank Sebastian, Mel, Simon, Thomas and everyone else
> who has contributed to this release.
> SoaS mailing list
> SoaS at lists.sugarlabs.org
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