ltsp-build-client error

Miguel �ngel Romo Moruno romomoruno at
Tue Sep 25 11:57:55 BST 2007

2007/9/25, Oliver Grawert <ogra at>:
> hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 25.09.2007, 12:00 +0200 schrieb Miguel �ngel Romo
> Moruno:
> > I have installed ltsp-server-standalone in Ubuntu Feisty and Guadlinex
> > v4 (Ubuntu feisty based distribution).
> >
> > All works fine in Ubuntu but ltsp-build-client have the following
> > error in Guadalinex v4:
> various plugins of the ltsp build client script use the output of
> lsb-release to determine the distro they run on (especially the dir to
> look for plugins), does guadalinex change the lsb-release data ?

Exactly. Guadalinex changes lsb-release data.

> > In addition, --mirror option of the ltsp-build-client command doesn't
> > exist in Guadainex v4 with the same version of ltsp packages than in
> > Ubuntu (where the option is enabled).
> >
> > Anyone knows under what conditions --mirror option is disabled?
> its not disabled, the script loads plugins first from:
> /usr/share/ltsp/plugins/ltsp-build-client/common/
> and then loads the vendor specific plugins from:
> /usr/share/ltsp/plugins/ltsp-build-client/<Distro>
> the 010-manage-mirror script in there is responsible for setting up a
> mirror.
> check what the exact output of: lsb_release -i -s

The output is Guadalinex.

gives you on your server if thats not "Ubuntu" you can try to hardcode
> that value at the top of /usr/sbin/ltsp-build-client just replace
> VENDOR=$(lsb_release -i -s) with:
> VENDOR="Ubuntu"

I have changed VENDOR value and it works fine.

no guarantee that helps though, we'll need to get support for guadalinex
> properly into the package for next release i guess :)
> ciao
>         oli

Thank you very much.


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