[K12OSN] First set of K12LTSP 4.2.2EL 64 bit packages

Peter Hartmann ascensiontech at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 21:26:03 UTC 2005

AWESOME!  I think I'll try this on an imaged backup of the production
server to test the water.   I'd just have to yum remove the existing 
k12ltsp-core k12ltsp-education k12ltsp-extras k12ltsp-utils right? 
And that shouldn't mess with my current childsplay installation right?

You rock Eric!


On 12/6/05, Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
> As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I've been working on native 64bit builds
> of K12LTSP. I decided to start with a CentOS 4.2 x86_64 base first,
> since that is the most difficult. A Fedora 4 x86_64 build will follow.
> The bulk of the work is done, but there is still much to do. At this
> point, the repositories work properly (at least I *think* they are
> working properly ;-).
> No ISOs yet, but that should be easy once the packages are finished.
> Childsplay is known to be broken. All other programs at least startup
> and *look* like they work ok.
> There is no NASD sound support (currently the default in lts.conf)
> since I don't have 64 bit compatible server-side libraries. The
> default will most likely be changed to ESD.
> Firefox has been replaced with the 32bit version. This was done so
> that the plugins work: flash, acrobat, java, etc.
> If you have a spare 64 bit box laying around and feel the urge
> to help me test, install CentOS 4.2 x86_64 and run these commands...
> rpm --import http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/RPM-GPG-KEY-centos4
> rpm --import http://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/K12LTSP-GPG-KEY
> rpm -Uhv ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/pub/K12LTSP/4.2.2EL-64bit/RPMS/new/k12ltsp-release-4.2.2EL-0.noarch.rpm
> rpm --import /usr/share/doc/k12ltsp/*KEY*
> yum install k12ltsp-core k12ltsp-education k12ltsp-extras k12ltsp-utils
> -Eric
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