[K12OSN] Has anyone tried the smbldap-installer script with Suse?

Brian Chivers brian at portsmouth-college.ac.uk
Tue Feb 8 16:11:16 UTC 2005

Matt Oquist wrote:
>> From: "Brian Chivers" <brian at portsmouth-college.ac.uk>
>> Subject: [K12OSN] Has anyone tried the smbldap-installer script with
>> We currently run all our main internal servers on Suse 9.0 or 9.1. I
>> have setup a sandbox system using the K12LTSP but I'd really like
>> the server when in goes into use to be SUSE 9.1.
>> I have had a look through the dictro_data.pm file but I'm having
>> troulbe finding a couple of the files.
> Ah - you've raised a point that I should document in distro_data.pm.
> You should start with the minimum list of dependencies and build it as
> you need them.
> If you only have "smbldap-tools......rpm" in the list, when you run
> the script it will tell you what other packages it needs that it
> doesn't have.
> So here's how to do it:
> 1. install a minimal Suse installation
> 2. only have "smbldap-tools....rpm" in your list of rpms
> 3. run the script and it will tell you what else it needs.
> 4. add other rpms to the list and goto 3
> 5. profit!
> I'm personally working on getting Ubuntu to work, and once we have an
> Debian-based distro working it might be relatively straightforward to
> present the FC3/K12LTSP user with the option of getting the packages
> from the Internet if 'apt-get' is available.
> --matt
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OK I think I'll install a new HDD in the sandbox machine & try from there.


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