[K12OSN] multiple LTSP servers same network: tips/ tricks/ handouts
ddaniels at magic.fr
Fri Dec 3 03:48:35 UTC 2004
Thanks Henry and Les! for your helpful tips! I'm pretty sure I did
everything you've described here but I don't have access to the box from
here so I can't say for sure what is what. I'll post my configs
tomorrow. Again, I thank you for your helpful instructions and questions!
Henry Burroughs wrote:
> As Les mentioned, what part of NFS failed? I use NFS, and I couldn't
> get along with out it (4.1/FC2). Check and make sure the FIREWALL on
> your first server is not blocking NFS mount requests (you can
> temporarily disable it using "service iptables stop"). Next, have you
> configured the file /etc/exports ?? That is where the NFS "mounts" are
> Basically, you should have (anyone disagree w/ sync?) in /etc/exports
> (unless, you aren't mounting /home, but another directory).
> /home server.ltsp.two(rw,no_root_squash,sync)
> You need to make sure the NFS server is reloaded (as well as
> reloading... otherwise it does not see changes to the config file....
> that works for most server services... although some are smarter and
> check for updates).
> run "service nfs reload"... if it gives you failed, you aren't running
> the NFS server. To quickly turn in on, run "service nfs start".
> Make sure you have "server.ltsp.two" defined in /etc/hosts... otherwise
> your system won't know what IP address belongs to server.ltsp.two.
> Now on your 2nd server, you can run "mount server.ltsp.one:/home /home"
> which mounts the /home directory on server.ltsp.one on the local
> directory "/home". Make sure again, you have the IP address of
> server.ltsp.one defined in /etc/hosts....
> NFS should work. I've got 2 servers and my workstation all mounting
> directories off each other (/home from main LTSP server, /home1 from my
> system, /universal from my Linux Fileserver).
> What are the specs on the 1st server (hardrive in particular)?
> Keep us posted.
> Henry Burroughs
> Technology Director
> Hilton Head Preparatory School
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