[K12OSN] Re: K12LTSP 5B6-32bit query [Caveat Emptor]

Eric Harrison eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Mon May 15 16:14:48 UTC 2006

Interesting. I've beat up DHCP on my test installs and have not seen a

What exactly were you trying to change?

Also, did you guys do fresh installs or upgrades?


Joe Guenther wrote:
> I also have had massive difficulties getting the DHCP on the latest
> 5.0.0 to run stable.  I have tried beta 1, 4 and 5. It seemed as though
> (for some unknown reason to me) that if there was one little mistake or
> glitch in the dhcp.conf ... there was NO way I could get the dhcp to run
> after that.  A "simple" reinstall fixed that issue for me a couple of
> times.  I finally have a beta5 setup working  .... now if only it hold
> together long enough for me to demo this a major tech get-together on
> May 19th!!!  The dhcp is suspect in my mind in this latest Fedora 5 ...
> nothing to prove or substantiate it other than hours of kicking at it to
> get dhcp to work stable and consistently.
> Joe Guenther
> Alan A Hodson wrote:
>> If I was paying for this product, the title may be appropriate...
>> For the life in me, I cannot get this beta version to properly boot
>> the thin clients (eth0) - the tail commands hangs, and it appears as
>> though there is no DHCP signal being generated... Took off ALL
>> security to no avail... is anybody else having this problem? What
>> should I be looking for?
>>>  > Just installed K12LTSP V5 Beta 6-32 bit (sounds SO impressive) on
>>> a Dell 4600, and tried searching for the correct way to make ALL my
>>> clients boot iceWM... I can't say I have a REAL clear picture of how
>>> to go about it ...
>>>  > Alan Hodson
>>>>  El Paso ISD, TX
>>>>  -=o=-
>>> I think this works...  (untested ;-)
>>> Edit /etc/gdm/custom.conf
>>> In the [daemon] section, add this line:
>>>    DefaultSession=icewm.desktop
>>> -Eric
>> This part seems OK - now if I could get the clients to boot...
>> Cheers
>> Alan Hodson
>> El Paso ISD, TX
>> -=o=-

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