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Re: [K12OSN] Suggestions for a LTSP Demo



Good idea.  I think I will look into using the PXES  boot CDs for this.

Harish

On 5/25/05, Petre Scheie <petre maltzen net> wrote:
> If you want to be really sneeky about it, take your laptop and a universal etherboot
> floppy in a few days ahead of the demo and test it with some of the school's existing
> machines.  Find some that work, make a mental note of them, and then during the demo say
> "Tell you what, let's try a few of the machines here as clients" and then wow them with
> how easily they can be integrated into the LTSP network.  If you believe in full
> disclosure, you can fess up afterward, but your point will already have been made.
> 
> Petre
> 
> Gavin Chester wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-05-24 at 23:32 +0800, Harish Pillay wrote:
> >
> >
> >>I would like to hear from list members on best practises for
> >>demos.
> >>
> >
> >
> > This has been asked several times in the last year alone so the archives
> > are a good source of ready answers to mine.  Obvious search terms are
> > "demo" and "presentation".  I recall some listers have generously
> > offered their presentations to others and posted links to them - or put
> > them in the wiki.  Start digging and I have the feeling that you will
> > get some good material.
> >
> > Also, I recall sage advice that you should not turn up and expect
> > strange PCs to "just work" with your K12LTSP server because you may
> > strike network card problems and who-knows-what.  Instead, it was
> > advised to take your server (could be laptop) and a couple of prepared
> > clients so that you don't end up with egg on your face trying to make it
> > work.  Failing that, go in ahead of time and get the clients working
> > before the "official" eye-popping, jaw-dropping demo of the power of
> > LTSP.
> >
> > (Disclaimer: All comment and wisdom gleaned from people who have
> > actually done this and reported it to this list ;-)  )
> >
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