[K12OSN] Pattern Matching MAC address in lts.conf

jam at mcquil.com jam at mcquil.com
Wed May 5 16:55:43 UTC 2004


Currently, there isn't wild-card support in the mac address.  I spent a 
couple hours one day last summer playing with it, but never finished it.

Jim McQuillan
jam at Ltsp.org

On Wed, 5 May 2004, Lewis Holcroft wrote:

> Hi all,
> I am happy to report that I was able to glean so much information from 
> the archives that I was able to set up a great demo for a client and 
> they bought into the project big time. Five sites no more windows, well 
> almost. So I am quite happy and now overwhelmed.
> My question is about lts.conf. In my testing environment I only had a 
> few pieces of equipment. LTSP 150 and a toshiba laptop. I now need to 
> expand the test group. The default is fine, but several of the machines 
> are toshiba laptops. Rather than change the default I have added a 
> match using MAC adddresses. I notived that all of the toshiba products 
> have the same MAC prefix. I was wondering if there is a way of matching 
> the first three hex numbers to apply viio driver settings? Something 
> like this
> # Match Toshiba products
> [00:00:39:*:*:*]
> XSERVER = vesa
> Thanks in advance
> Lewis Holcroft
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