Using nubae fatclient [was Re: which release to use?]
sverma at sfsu.edu
Wed Jan 21 19:44:17 GMT 2009
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Sameer Verma <sverma at sfsu.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 8:33 PM, David Van Assche <dvanassche at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Well, considering fatclient is not 'officially' supported, bug reports
>> are a bit irrelevant, though I would welcome any help with getting the
>> script working under Hardy. To be honest I haven't looked at the
>> fatclient script in a while, but I'll set up a test environment with
>> hardy and go from there. I'll let you know where I get stuck, and if
>> you can help, that would be much appreciated. Last time I checked, one
>> couldn't even get to the ldm screen if I remember correctly.
>> kind Regards,
>> David Van Assche
> Since the fatclient script from nubae is not officially supported, I'm
> not sure where I should post questions. I'm going to post them here
> and hope I can get some answers. I'm trying out the fatclient script
> from http://www.nubae.com/ltsp-linux-terminal-server-project-netbooted-fat-client-for-ubuntu-hardy-and-intrepid
> (David's site) and get a bunch of errors. I took a few photos of the
> thin client when it boots up (I couldn't capture the log on the thin
> client because the system becomes unusable quickly). Photos are at
> My questions:
> 1) When running the script as indicated on the site, I get to a point
> where it asks for main user with root privileges. I am assuming this
> is the user on the server who has root privileges via sudo?
> 2) What went wrong? (see photos at
> Any help would be great. The default thin client works fine, but the
> server gets overloaded when using multimedia apps, which is what we'll
> be doing this semester (begins next week). If nothing works, I'll fall
> back to the default thin client.
> Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
> Associate Professor of Information Systems
> San Francisco State University
> San Francisco CA 94132 USA
One more thing. In my setup, eth0 is 192.168.0.254 and eth1 is the
external IP. In looking at the script, I got a sense that the eth
assignments should have been the other way round. Is this correct?
Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Information Systems
San Francisco State University
San Francisco CA 94132 USA
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