[K12OSN] k12linux and windows dhcp server
thunsucker at cnc-usa.com
Thu Mar 26 19:06:52 UTC 2009
Tried k12ltsp and never got it to work at all.
Terrell Prudé Jr. wrote:
> Hmm...if you need to show the Powers That Be (PTB), then you might
> consider K12LTSP 5EL for your first real deployment. It doesn't get
> more reliable and rock-solid than that, and you're supported until the
> year 2014. Decision makers like that. Then, once the PTB say "OK,
> maybe this 'Linux thing' isn't so bad after all", *then* introduce the
> Fedora-based K12Linux.
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> Trey Hunsucker wrote:
>> I agree, I am past the dhcp problems.
>> I would love to have the time to test linux as the dns/dhcp server in
>> a test environment but I just don't have the time and the powers to
>> be still aren't pro on converting more to linux. Showing them
>> k12linux is my first chance to prove that linux is powerful enough to
>> resolve their issues.
>> Les Mikesell wrote:
>>> Trey Hunsucker wrote:
>>>> You are correct, is it very possible to run linux as the dhcp
>>>> server for a windows domain but I've had much better success with a
>>>> backup domain controller handing out dhcp. Just my personal
>>> I've been running the same linux box for DHCP and DNS for about 7
>>> years with about 5 minutes of downtime once when I had to move it (a
>>> k12ltsp version from the RH7.x days). It always worked for windows
>>> domain clients and the only change to accommodate AD was to slave
>>> the DNS zone the AD server used. I don't really see how anything
>>> could be more reliable or less trouble than that.
>>> But, if you are booting to the point where the X server starts, I
>>> think you are past the DHCP-supplied options anyway.
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