[K12OSN] Upgrading to 4.4.1 leaves me with grey screen, w/X on the clients
carl at snarlnet.com
Wed Dec 21 04:22:57 UTC 2005
On Mon, 19 Dec 2005, Carl Keil wrote:
>> Hello Everyone,
>> Thank you Eric (and others) for your advice about upgrading. I decided to try
>> a real upgrade instead of a clean install. I think everything went pretty
>> well. I had a few dependency issues and 1.2 gigs of yum upgrade after feeding
>> my server the 5 CDs!!!
>> But now my clients hang at the dreaded x cursor on the grey background. I've
>> tried everything in this wiki page:
>> http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/Troubleshooting-GrayScreen to no
>> avail. And almost everything needed to be changed according to what they
>> listed there.
>> What other applicable conf files are likely to have been hosed in the upgrade?
>> Does anyone know? I still get no results at all from running
>> netstat -anp | grep ":177 "
>How exactly did you do the upgrade?
>By an "upgrade", it is usually meant booting off of disc1 and selecting
>the "Upgrade" option. It sounds like you used yum to do the upgrade
>Yum gets the job done, often with a few dependancy headaches as you
>mention, but does not automatically run the post-install scripts that
>are executed when you do a "normal" upgrade. Try running this command
That's some command. It worked like a charm.
I upgraded exactly as you suggested. I slapped in the first CD, selected "upgrade". Swapped out 5 CD's, then ran "yum upgrade" afterwards. I'm starting to think that that was a typo on your part. Usually I would run "yum update" after installing stuff off the 5 CD's.
Anyway, my server is back to serving now. Still a few unrelated to k12ltsp problems to iron out, (The server does double duty as a LAMP box) but I think it'll be pretty easy now. Thanks to you. I really appreciate your help.
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