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Re: [K12OSN] Repost: KStars downloaded images blank



Thanks for testing Eric.

I now have another reason to upgrade to k12ltsp 4.1 when it comes out. 
I will post any info I get from the developers if they reply.  
Thanks again Eric. 

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary


On Monday 14 June 2004 11:22 am, Eric Harrison wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-06-14 at 08:39, Eric Harrison wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-06-13 at 18:44, Terrell Prude', Jr. wrote:
> > > I think it's worth it to try this out on K12 4.0.x as well.  Soon as I
> > > get some time this week, I'll give that a shot, too.  Does KStars come
> > > w/4.0.x?
> >
> > The same issue exists in K12LTSP 4.0.x. It works fine in 4.1.x.
> >
> > K12LTSP 3.1.x & 4.0.x use KDE 3.1, K12LTSP 4.1.x uses KDE 3.2.
> >
> > I used the same terminal, altering only the XDM_SERVER setting,
> > for my testing. So I assume that the problem is in KDE or one of
> > the supporting libraries, rather than something on the LTSP side.
>
> I tested an upgrade of KDE to version 3.2 on K12LTSP 3.1.2 &
> K12LTSP 4.0.1 servers. Both now show the downloaded images in kstars.
>
> I have no idea if this breaks anything else... as such I HIGHLY
> discourage from trying this on a production server.
>
> I had to use some of the K12LTSP 4.0.x packages on K12LTSP 3.1.x to
> get this to work, so it is especially iffy on K12LTSP 3.1.x.
>
> If you test this, and all works well for you, please let us know.
>
> Okay, disclaimers aside, I used the unofficial KDE 3.2.2 rpms from
> kde.org. I added all of the packages + the dependencies into a yum/
> apt archive. This (should) work for both K12LTSP 3.1.x and 4.0.x:
>
> /etc/yum.conf
>
> 	[kde32]
> 	name=KDE 3.2 RPMS
> 	baseurl=ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/apt/kde3.2/
>
>
> /etc/apt/sources.d/kde32.list
>
> 	rpm ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/apt kde3.2 kde fedora
>
>
>
> In K12LTSP 4.0.x, you can use up2date:
>
> /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
>
> 	yum kde32 ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/apt/kde3.2/
>
>
> -Eric



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