Thin clients partially loading

Gavin McCullagh gmccullagh at
Wed Jan 23 23:48:24 GMT 2008


On Wed, 23 Jan 2008, Joseph Hartman wrote:

> I've got several older IBM desktops and other machines that only
> partially load the edubuntu image when connected as thin clients.
> Basically they do everything right up until the edubuntu splash screen
> where the orange bar goes from left to right. Then I get a little
> blinking cursor at the top left of the screen for a second or two and
> then instead of loading the login screen the cursor just reappears. If I
> remember right these machines loaded the Feisty image just fine, but now
> I'm going with Gutsy and have this problem, anybody got any ideas? Thanks
> again 

Have you tried setting 


in /var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/lts.conf?  

If that doesn't work, you can edit
/var/lib/tftpboot/ltsp/i386/pxelinux.cfg/default and remove the words
"splash" and "quiet" to get more verbose booting messages which might give
us a better clue.


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