[K12OSN] How to build Xvnc and LTSPFS into PPC tree?
robark at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 05:23:45 UTC 2007
On 3/19/07, Peter Scheie <peter at scheie.homedns.org> wrote:
> Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> > On 3/16/07, Jim Kronebusch <jim at winonacotter.org> wrote:
> >> Anyone know how or what it would take to build the VNC modules need to
> >> run
> >> FL_TeacherTool into the PPC tree, or how to build in the LTSPFS pieces
> >> for local device
> >> support?
> >> I have a ton of Macs that I could use as thin clients, but I think
> >> these are very
> >> important features to have for a successful roll out. I really don't
> >> want to have to
> >> buy a hundred clients or so when I have machines that would work and
> >> are already in
> >> place and hooked up. But I absolutely need to be sure I have local
> >> device support.
> > Any news on this Jim?
> On #ltsp today, Oliver Grawert, who is one of the primary devs for edubuntu, mentioned
> that LDA is working in the PPC Edubuntu. So, that should be doable.
> Also, Chuck Liebow mentioned...something, can't recall quite what, where we might find
> the vnc pieces for PPC. But neither he nor I have looked into it specifically.
> vncreflector *is* available for PPC: see
> But thinking about it now, what we really need is xvnc running on the client, correct?
> The vncreflector part just runs on the server, right? Robert, I can't recall the exact
> machinations you & Eric went through to get it stable on K12LTSP, but could you describe
> what is missing for PPC clients?
You are exactly right. It's the Xvnc module that needs to be built for
the PPC ltsp tree.
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada
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