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Re: [K12OSN] Where is K12LTSP at?



Revisiting this with an update.

I was able to boot my x86_64 servers via the USB LiveServer but had a
couple of glitches.

1) I don't allow DHCP on the switch that the servers share, so I
disabled Network Manager and manually assigned the IP address, subnet
mask, gateway.  Tested by pinging various systems within the network.
2) Configured the second ethernet card to serve the clients. Booted a
few different types of hardware and they seem to work.
3) But ... web browsing did not work. I have to use a proxy and after
setting the proxy setting (either at the console for liveuser or at a
thin client with either liveuser or a test account) I get an error
message that FF is configured to use a proxy and the connection is
being refused. Very strange as I obviously don't have that issue with
the current release.
4) Sound seemed to work but until I can get FF to proxy correctly, I
can't test the ability to use what-used-to-be UnitedStreaming or other
video/audio repositories.

And ... any documentation on the new locations of all the config
files?  This has changed.  Ideally I will be changing the ltsp
settings back to the 192.168 address range so I don't have to change
all my pre-defined thin clients as well as printers.  It should be 1
or 2 files that have to be edited (dhcpd.conf would be one?)

Thanks!
Dave Hopkins


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 3:21 PM, Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> wrote:
> David Hopkins wrote:
>>
>> I am using the Centos5 version on all my servers (6 LTSP servers, 200+
>> thin clients, 4 other servers at present). I know I am not getting the
>> latest/greatest that LTSP provides but I've also seen people reporting
>> issues and I just haven't had the time to sort out if K12Linux will
>> run on the thin client hardware that I have available.  In particular,
>> I have a lot of Via EPIA 533-based thin clients that the school
>> purchased.  These have to work or else I cannot justify the switch.
>
> https://fedorahosted.org/k12linux/wiki/LiveServer
> Tried this?  K12Linux Live Server media will allow you to try K12Linux in
> demo mode with your existing network of thin clients, without risking the
> hard drive of your server.
>
>> However,  the only real driving reason for me to upgrade is to
>> finally, once-and-for-all, get sound working properly with support for
>> local microphones as well.  That is the driving issue for me (and if
>
> Last I heard none of the distributions of LTSP5 have microphones working.
>  This might be mainly an issue of nobody working on it yet though.
>
> Warren Togami
> wtogami redhat com
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