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Re: [Fwd: Fedora 10 Snapshot 3]



On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 09:10 -0400, Jeff Weiss wrote:
> I had the same problem last night.  I also tried the latest livecd
> script from git (which has the --compress option) but that didn't work
> at all for me.  It kept erroring out claiming there was only ~1700mb
> free on the card, which is completely wrong.  So it thought there wasn't
> enough space for the image, and quit.
> 
> I spent several hours just trying to make a bootable SD card last night
> and had no luck.  Is this the state we're currently in?  If people have
> been successful can someone please doc the real steps somewhere?  The
> wiki instructions don't seem to work.

hrmm, I wonder if something is else wrong with the setup?

I've just performed the instructions posted on the wiki and haven't had
any issues booting the freshly zapped SD.  Could your SD be bad, could
your XO be bad?

# bash livecd-iso-to-disk.sh --xo --overlay-size-mb 320 --swap-size-mb 256 F10-Snap3-i686-Live.iso /dev/sdb1
Verifying image...
/tmp/F10-Snap3-i686-Live.iso:   14c169b261f2cb9c3b706dce2bf1c961
Fragment sums: 7a936662410587fe6bf179359ea1ebfdf784e4fc94d1fe48e339b57dafeb
Fragment count: 20
Checking: 100.0%

The media check is complete, the result is: PASS.

It is OK to use this media.
Already set up as live image.
Deleting old OS in fifteen seconds...
Copying live image to USB stick
`/media/cdtmp.XnjNQU/LiveOS/ext3fs.img' -> `/media/usbdev.AoI2fC/LiveOS/ext3fs.img'
Updating boot config file
Initializing persistent overlay file
0+0 records in
0+0 records out
0 bytes (0 B) copied, 3.3035e-05 s, 0.0 kB/s
Initializing swap file
256+0 records in
256+0 records out
268435456 bytes (268 MB) copied, 32.208 s, 8.3 MB/s
Setting up swapspace version 1, size = 262140 KiB
no label, UUID=a8935877-1988-4d2e-99dc-e9ae5544782a
Setting up /boot/olpc.fth file
Installing boot loader
/media/usbdev.AoI2fC/syslinux is device /dev/sdb1
USB stick set up as live image!

Thanks,
James

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