[sf-lug] olpc: green machine -aka XO

Alex Kleider a_kleider at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 14 22:30:41 PDT 2008

--- Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> > By the way, absence of a /etc/network directory with its interfaces
> > file still puzzles me. It has been my impression that this file was
> a
> > sine qua non of Linux networking but obviously not so. Perhaps this
> > applies only to the Debian variants there of.
> The latter is precisely correct.

Very interesting. So  by implication, the interfaces are set up by
completely different mechanisms in other distros?

Another thing I found puzzling is that the XO machine has no /dev/hda.
So I had a listen, and could hear no disk whirring!
What's going on? Sameer, you surely know.


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