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

Asheesh Laroia asheesh at asheesh.org
Mon Apr 14 22:37:17 PDT 2008

On Mon, 14 Apr 2008, Alex Kleider wrote:

> --- 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.

If you run "mount" in a terminal on the XO, you will see what it mounts as 
the root filesystem.

-- Asheesh.

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