Received your XO? Let us know!
bkearney at redhat.com
Wed Oct 8 00:51:24 UTC 2008
Steven Salevan wrote:
> Hey guys,
> I've received my XO this afternoon and it's a remarkable little device
> (and quite the chick magnet, it seems). I'm looking forward to testing
> F10 on it, as the combination of F10 and a small form factor will
> undoubtedly transform it into an ace subnotebook.
> So! An introduction, eh? My name's Steve Salevan and I'm a QA engineer
> for Red Hat's RHN Satellite product, where I perform regression testing
> and code Selenium-based automated tests. I've been an adamant Fedora
> user for about 4 years now and I'm an active participant in several
> community software projects such as Func and Spacewalk. In my free time
> I serve as the resident local music director/prog rock geek of WKNC
> 88.1FM, NC State's student-run radio station, and you can hear my weekly
> show, The Local Beat, on Fridays from 5-8PM.
> If anyone around Raleigh cares to test the OLPC mesh networking
> functionality, we should crash the Flying Saucer sometime.
Totally into that. I would also like to borrow someones locally to do
some outreach at the school. BTW.. I picked up the following at circuit
city today (paid about 5 to 10 bucks too much.. but hey.. the economy is
I followed the same directions as earlier:
And only had the following issues:
1) I had to change my wifi router to be channel (1).
2) I had to make the new media card bootable:
# /sbin/parted /dev/sdb
Model: Multi Flash Reader (scsi)
Disk /dev/sdb: 2033MB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: msdos
Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
1 127kB 2031MB 2031MB primary fat16
(parted) toggle 1 boot
20 hours and 5 minutes till my key is ready :)
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