[K12OSN] new LTSP 4.2 test packages with the VNC module built in
eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us
Wed May 24 21:30:43 UTC 2006
Jesse McDonnell wrote:
> On Tue, 23 May 2006 22:09:29 -0700 (PDT)
> Eric Harrison <eharrison at mail.mesd.k12.or.us> wrote:
>> The good news:
>> I finally figured out a way to get the vnc X11 extension module to build
>> consistently inside the LTSP build environment. I sent Jim the patch,
>> hopefully the LTSP guys will find it useful as well.
>> I added the patched ltsp_i386 packages to the 5.0 beta repositories,
>> you should be able to run "yum update" in about 20 minutes or so to
>> install the new package.
> Saw this while drinking my first cup of coffee this morning and thought, let me try it. Did a yum *upgrade* instead of update and now my clients won't boot. Shouldn't be so eager before I wake up properly.
> The client fails at line 74 of /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/rc.sysinit with "modprobe - command not found" then fails to connect to the swap server, and finally with the message "stat of /dev/tty1 failed: no such file or directory" and "stat of /dev/tty2 failed: no such etc"
> If I turn off NBD swap it still fails with the "stat of /dev/tty1 failed" message.
> Any pointers on how to fix this?
Doh! A fine example of a brown-bag release :-(
I did test this before I uploaded it, I have no idea how my terminal
managed to boot...
I found the problem, but it takes a while to build new packages. In the
meantime, you can revert to the old package. The 32bit repository has
been back-rev'd, the 64bit repository should be done in 10 minutes or so...
rpm -e --nodeps ltsp_i386
yum clean all
yum install ltsp_i386
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