[K12OSN] Re: Making donations work better
simpsond at leopards.k12.ar.us
Thu May 27 14:56:16 UTC 2004
On Thu, 27 May 2004, David Trask wrote:
> Very cool idea...I'm with you
> "Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
> >Jonathan, what I had in mind was Stephen's idea, from a previous post:
> >No, what we really need is a diagnostics CD (ala KNOPIX) that will boot
> >terminal as a semi-fat client, connect to the LTSP server, output all
> >of the
> >correct config options for that terminal's lts.conf entry (maybe even
> >add the entry in lts.conf?) a link to the proper rom-o-matic image and
> >a nice script to create a boot floppy/HD boot image from the ROM image.
> >When using donated hardware it's not practical to get netboot chips for
> >all the different network cards. So the easiest thing to do is just to
> >make boot floppies, which have to correspond to specific network cards.
> > Then you have to make some corresponding edits to files on the server.
> David N. Trask
> Technology Teacher/Coordinator
> Vassalboro Community School
> dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Then, mount the floppy drive back into the computer and put the blanker
back in and the disks will not be able to be stolen.
Works for me!
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