[K12OSN] k12ltsp distribution thoughts...
nils at breun.nl
Fri Jul 27 01:13:42 UTC 2007
Luis Montes wrote:
> Forgive me if this has been asked before, but why is k12ltsp an
> entire distro and not just a yum repository?
> I understand that k12ltsp makes it easy to do LTSP installs at the
> time of installing the operating system, especially for new users.
> I aslo understand that people may wish to install an LTSP server
> that may not have internet access readily available, but there are
> ways around those issues.
> We could do local installs with an iso or tarball of all the
> k12ltsp rpms for a specific spin of fedora, say Fedora7's launch
> release. Also, the latest fedora installer lets you specify
> additional yum repositories for cases when an internet connection
> is readily available at the time of install.
> I very much appreciate the work Eric Harrison does on this project,
> and if lifting the burden of full CD/DVDs and non-ltsp updates from
> him would help out, I'm all for it.
I believe people are working to get LTSP into Fedora and other
distributions, but until that time K12LTSP is the easiest way to get
going with LTSP.
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