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Re: [K12OSN] hotplug issue



Norbert,

There's a simple fix for the XKB problem in Gnome.

Dag Sverre Seljebotn provided the following solution on the ltsp-discuss
mailing list:


>>Try this on the server:
>>ln -s xorg.lst /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/rules/xfree86.lst
>
>
> Thanks. The following solved the problem:
> cd /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/xkb/rules (which is /etc/X11/xkb/rules on
Debian)
> ln -s xfree86.lst xorg.lst
> ln -s xfree86 xorg
>
> // Dag Sverre



Jim McQuillan
jam ltsp org







On Sun, 5 Dec 2004, norbert wrote:

> eharrison mail mesd k12 or us wrote:
>
> > On Sat, 4 Dec 2004, norbert wrote:
> >
> > > > > > Are you referring to this?
> > > > > > http://pxes.sourceforge.net
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Yes that's the CD I'm using however I'm using K12ltsp on the server..
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > If you are using pxes, client-side problems probably need to be
> > > > reported to the pxes folks.
> > > >
> > > > PXES *replaces* the K12LTSP client boot process, having K12LTSP on
> > > > the server doesn't really matter in this case.
> > > >
> > > > Hopefully that makes sense ;-)
> > > >
> >
> >
> > > The problem is specific ot 4.2 since the CD work fine with both 4.0.1 &
> > > 4.1.1 therefore I must conclude that something has changed on the server
> > > side ???? But as I mentionned in my last email I'm getting the same
> > > problem with a boot floppy also.....
> > >
> > > .....and that doesn't make sense :-D
> >
> >
> > In LTSP/K12LSTP, the client uses BOOTP/PXE to download a kernel and
> > an initial ram disk. The initial ram disk contains software to NFS
> > mount the server and to execute the LTSP software via NFS. The X
> > server the client runs, for example, is located on the NFS share.
> >
> > PXES is self-contained, the boot image contains all of the software
> > needed, including the X server. NFS is not used at all (and since
> > the LTSP software is *only* on NFS, PXES never uses the LTSP software).
> >
> > When you boot via floppy, are you using a LTSP or a PXES image?
> > If you are getting hotplug errors, it must be PXES since LTSP does
> > not include hotplug...
> >
> > Could you post your /etc/dhcpd.conf? That'll help us figure out exactly
> > what software is running.
> >
> > -Eric
> >
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>
> Hi Eric,
>
> I rebuilt the system and found two problems, bad cat5 cable & flawed floppy
> hence the other issues. So now it starts but when the WS logs in I get what
> started the whole issue of testing "upgrading" the system. These where errors
> I had with 4.1.1 and I had installed XFree 4.4 but Jim said that LTSP uses
> xorg & not XFree86............................
>
> "Error activating XKB configuration.
> Probably internal X server problem.
>
> X server version data:
> The XFree86 Project, Inc
> 40300000
> You are using XFree 4.3.0.
> There are known problems with complex XKB configurations.
> Try using simpler configuration or taking more fresh version of XFree
> software.
> If you report this situation as a bug, please include:
> -The result of xprop -root | grep XKB
> -The result of gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/xkb"
>
> so ....
> xprop -root | grep XKB
> _XKB_RULES_NAMES_BACKUP(STRING) = "xorg", "pc105", "us", "", ""
> _XKB_RULES_NAMES(STRING) = "xorg", "pc105", "us", "", ""
>
> and
>
> gconftool-2 -R /desktop/gnome/peripherals/keyboard/xkb"
> layout = [us]
> model = pc105
> overrideSettings = false
> options = []
> update_handlers = []
>
> Ideas or suggestions ....
>
> thks again
>
> norbert
>
>
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