[K12OSN] First crack at an EL4-based version of K12LTSP

David H. Barr david at okgoodwill.org
Wed May 11 16:02:54 UTC 2005

I would say K12LTSP4.2.1EL for this, K12LTSP4.2.1FC for the other, K12LTSP4.21.UB for Ubuntu, et cetera, ad infinitum, ad nauseum.


Around Wednesday, May 11, 2005 10:55 AM,
Eric Harrison (mailto:eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us) wrote:
> After three straight days of hacking, I have a mostly-functional
> version 
> of K12LTSP based off of CentOS4. Beware that this is in no way ready
> for 
> production use! A whole lot of work remains before it is
> production-ready. 
> The "Add additional software" feature is mostly broken. There has been
> almost no testing done, so many other features are likely busted as
> well. I make no promises that this build will upgrade cleanly to the
> final version, if you decide to test it out assume that you will have
> to 
> wipe your drive clean to install the final version.
> But it has been known to boot a terminal, at least once ;-)
>    ftp://k12linux.mesd.k12.or.us/pub/K12LTSP/testing/EL/iso/
>    rsync -Pav eharrison.mesd.k12.or.us::testing/EL/iso/ .
> One of the remaining questions is what to call this thing. Right now
> it 
> is K12LTSP EL4.2.1. That makes sense to me, since it is EL4 + K12LTSP
> 4.2.1. But is it too easy to confuse K12LTSP 4.2.1 and K12LTSP
> EL4.2.1 ? 
> Any better ideas?
> -Eric

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