Fabio Massimo Di Nitto
fabbione at ubuntu.com
Fri Aug 26 00:00:14 CDT 2005
Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 08:41:18AM +0200, Fabio Massimo Di Nitto wrote:
>> * note that you added several option like --mirror and the possibility to use
>> /etc/ltsp/ltsp-build-client.conf while the wiki page still reports hardencoded values.
>> I think it would be more useful to "hardcode" the values in the config
>> file and ship it as such. Just to avoid to trash the changes on an
>> upgrade (for people that will edit ltsp-build-client directly)
> The config file is a new addition from a third party patch; at this point it
> is more important to keep the script simple and stable. This is something
> to consider for after breezy.
>>- ssh keys were ok.
>>- ltsp fails to configure tftp properly. The path to the images is correct, but
>> #Defaults for tftpd-hpa
>> will make the tftp not to start and clearly the clients cannot boot. Given that we start different
>> services, this one should start too automatically.
> This is a missing dep on netkit-inetd; will fix.
Wouldn't be better to run it as daemon instead? Using inetd will pull in yet another daemon to
achieve the same functionalities of switching the RUN_DAEMON to "yes".
> I think it is probably too late for us to try to automate that piece, and
> the administrator will need to configure the firewall rules themselves. We
> can document it, of course.
Ok, make sense. Do you want me to add notes to the wiki with some possible scenarions and iptables
>>Booting the client:
>>- Other than the problem described in http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=12942
>> that i can sometimes workaround leaveing eth1 in promisc mode, the client boots and work
>> as expected.
> Hmm...you mean the workaround in initramfs-tools 0.22 did not fix it for
> you? Try increasing the delay to 5 seconds and see if that helps.
Apparently the workaround didn't work. I will try that as soon as i will retest LTSP.
I'm going to make him an offer he can't refuse.
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