[K12OSN] K12LTSP 5.0.0 beta #12

Eric Harrison eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Tue Jul 11 22:03:00 UTC 2006

Eric Harrison wrote:
> On Sun, 9 Jul 2006, Jesse McDonnell wrote:
>> On Thu, 06 Jul 2006 15:20:36 -0700
>> Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
>>> K12LTSP 5.0.0 beta #12 has been uploaded. This includes another huge set
>>> of updates.
>>> I believe all of the show-stopping bugs have been squashed. I considered
>>> naming this "release-candidate #1", but not all off the changes have
>>> been tested. I'll shoot for having a RC1 release on Saturday.
>>> The repositories have been updated, if you have an earlier beta
>>> installed you can simply run "yum update".
>> Ran yum update and the k12ltsp-initialize script. Update (from beta 7
>> or 8) was almost flawless, thanks for all the good work! The only
>> problem I've
>> seen is I can no longer access the shell with CTRL-ALT-F2.
>> If I put screen01 = shell and screen02 = startx, the terminal won't
>> stop at
>> the shell but will fire up the login GUI. Only way I can get to the
>> shell is by commenting out screen02 = startx, and once I run startx I
>> can no longer get back to the shell. Seems to be a keyboard mapping or
>> an X-server
>> issue....???
>> My terminal is an Optoma ST320/Jammin 125.
>> Anyone else seeing this?
> I can confirm this. I wiped out /opt/ltsp/i386, ran the LTSP installer,
> and had the same problem - there are reasonable odds that it is not a
> K12LTSP-specific bug. Jim, do you see the same thing?
> Will dig into it deeper tomorrow...
> -Eric

This is definitely a K12LTSP-specific bug. My fix for the keyboard-map
terminal crash (the only remaining K12LTSP-specific patch to LTSP)
breaks the keyboard mappings in other ways (at least Ctl-Alt-F?).

I'll start banging on a fix...


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