Craig White craig at tobyhouse.com
Fri Sep 28 18:25:54 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-28 at 12:54 -0500, Kemp, Levi wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> 	It's been too long since I've checked the list. I've had a lot
> of "fun" working with our LTSP lab. I finally resolved my issue with
> scholastic software. Even though I was able to get the older version
> working in the lab, it came down to the fact that the database wasn't
> stable. According to scholastic, "It is self-corrupting, two minutes
> after running the maintenance you WILL have errors in it again." So we
> upgraded to the new Enterprise Edition", which runs on a MySql database,
> using a flash player as a browser on the client to access the apps on
> the server. It uses Jboss as the appliation server. Funny how almost all
> of the software used open source, good side though, wine opens the
> executable to run any of the apps and uses native flash player, java,
> adobe, etc. So there is one problem solved. Unfortunately I'm still
> having a problem with a network drive that the school uses for both a
> digital dropbox and a basic application server for apps like microtype
> and geometer sketchpad. No on seems to have write access to the mounted
> drive and that is the main problem. It seems like it shouldn't be a hard
> thing to figure out, but I haven't had as much time to spend on it as I
> need to. Where should I start looking to fix this aside from chmod,
> because that doesn't seem to do it. If you need more info let me know,
> I'm hoping to get it fixed by Monday, otherwise I may be forced into a
> Microsoft Terminal setup, and that would kill me.
spare us the drama

is the mount read only? on a computer that doesn't have write access to
the mounted drive, can you run the command...


and report back to us?

Craig White <craig at tobyhouse.com>

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