Fwd: Re: Fwd: [K12OSN] eduduntu and samba/ldap PDC

David Trask dtrask at vcsvikings.org
Tue Apr 10 14:16:00 UTC 2007

I was simply forwarding what Matt sent me.   I also want to add this
though.  You'll need to add these lines:

Here's my entry in fstab (on the K12LTSP server)        /home                   nfs   
defaults,rsize=8192,wsize=8192 0 0

and my exports entry  (on the Samba/LDAP server....I export to 2 K12LTSP


"Support list for open source software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
>David, there was nothing in your post. Were you just supporting what Matt
>said or did you mean to say something? I will not be able to try this till
>Wednesday, I will keep you posted. Thanks
>"Support list for open source software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
>>David N. Trask
>>Technology Teacher/Director
>>Vassalboro Community School
>>dtrask at vcsvikings.org
>>----- Original Message -----
>>Hi Randy,
>>No, you definitely don't want to rerun the smbldap-installer. You just
>>need to edit /etc/exports on your server and specify that the iBook's
>>IP address can mount /home, and you need to edit /etc/fstab on the
>>iBook and tell it to mount /home from the Samba/LDAP server.
>>The formats of these files are documented all over the Internet and in
>>man pages. :) ('man fstab' and 'man exports')
>>You'll probably need to install nfs-common and portmap on the iBook,
>>and maybe an NFS server on the Samba/LDAP system.
>>>> I have edubuntu on an ibook and it is authenticating to my samba/ldap
>>>> (feora 5). I thought it was also mounting the home directory but it
>>>> only creating a local home. I think when I first setup my PDC and ran
>>>> installer script I answered no to the question about Linux needing to
>>>> mount homes. Can I rerun the script or can I edit the smb.conf file to
>>>> these ibooks (edubuntu 6.10) to mount the home directory? If I can
>>>> edit some files which ones do I change?  My PDC is in production and I
>>>> leary of rerunning the script. Thoughts? Thanks.
>>>> Randy Swift
>>>> Network Administrator
>>>> Leavitt Area High School
>>>> Turner, Maine 04282
>>>> (207)225-3533
>>>> swift at msad52.k12.me.us
>>Open Source Software Engineering Consultant
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>Randy Swift
>Network Administrator
>Leavitt Area High School
>Turner, Maine 04282
>swift at msad52.k12.me.us
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David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Director
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcsvikings.org

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