[K12OSN] Re: Help--update killed everything

Todd O'Bryan toddobryan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 13:16:57 UTC 2008

Scratch that. I had ssh'ed to the wrong server. Which could explain why none
of the changes I made did anything. :-/

On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 8:04 AM, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan at gmail.com> wrote:

> Another piece of information. For some reason the update from 8.04 to 8.10
> just deleted--completely--my lts.conf file in /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386.
> In fact, the tftpboot directory and everything below it got wiped out from
> /var/lib. I guess I'd call that a bug in the upgrade process.
> On Wed, Dec 17, 2008 at 7:33 AM, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Sorry for the cross-post, but students are arriving in 15 mins and I'm
>> desperate.
>> I updated my two Ubuntu 8.04 servers with LTSP to 8.10 last night. Once
>> they finished, I copied over my old LTSP images to /opt/ltsp-8.04 and ran
>> ltsp-build-client from scratch to create a new image.
>> Now, when I boot the clients, something very strange happens.
>> I use Ctrl+Alt+F1 to follow the boot progress in the terminal. After
>> displaying the "Loading hardward drivers" (which takes a while) message, the
>> background flashes green. It gets to the "Creating authfile...(something)"
>> message and then the monitor goes black. Not only that, whatever signal the
>> client is sending to the monitor is so offensive that at this point, not
>> even the monitor menu button on the front works.
>> The clients are NTAVO 6020P's and the monitors are HP 1706's.
>> Any ideas what could be going on?
>> Todd
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