Updating the Edubuntu thin client boot stuff

Steve Jackson sjxn at bigpond.net.au
Thu Apr 5 22:21:34 BST 2007

Please ignore this, it was sent from the wrong address, repeated from the
right one ages ago, and entered the moderator queue. It's obsolete now.

On 27/03/07, Steve Jackson <sjxn at bigpond.net.au> wrote:
> Scott, you are almost right about the path for the thin client 'stuff'. It
> doesn't get updated automatically with the server side, unless you delete
> and recreate it every time there is an update to the ltsp client build.
> I think you should do this to update it, based on https://wiki.edubuntu.org/EdubuntuLTSPUpgradeNotes
> ; all these steps are done on the LTSP server:
> # Copy the apt sources list into the thin client chroot
> sudo cp /etc/apt/sources.list /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/apt/
> sudo chroot /opt/ltsp/i386 apt-get update
> # It is suggested at http://developer.novell.com/wiki/index.php/Edgy/HOWTO:_Install_MueKow_on_Ubuntu
> that you do this next:
> sudo chroot /opt/ltsp/i386/ mount -t proc proc /proc
> # In any case, the next step is:
> sudo chroot /opt/ltsp/i386 apt-get upgrade
> # If you want to upgrade the thin client kernel do
> sudo chroot /opt/ltsp/i386 apt-get dist-upgrade
> sudo ltsp-update-kernels
> However, I follow the maxim 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it' as far as
> thin clients are concerned. If you do try it, take a copy of /opt/ltsp/i386
> first.
> I hope this helps!
> On 27/03/07, Scott Ledyard <scott at redboot.biz> wrote:
> >
> > ...
> > I've heard people talk about a need to update the part of the system
> > that the thin clients boot from. Is this what is stored in
> > /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/?
> >
> > Does this get updated automatically during regular updates or is there a
> > special process to update it? If so, when does it need updating?
> >
> >
> >
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