[ubuntu-za] LTSP on Ubuntu Alternate CD

Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) jonathan at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 25 20:46:09 GMT 2010


Hi Charl

On 10-11-25 03:23 PM, Charl Wentzel wrote:
> Wanted to give LTSP a test run on one of the Alternate CD's. Ubuntu
> (desktop) and Xubuntu.  (I'm quite impressed that this feature is
> available on the on versions other than Edubuntu, which is appropriate
> for business environments as well)
> 
> I did the install (Ubuntu 10.10, desktop, 32-bit, with LTSP) and saw
> everything as described in this post:
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuLTSP/LTSPQuickInstall
> 
> However, unlike the post suggest, I'm not able to boot any thin clients.
> I also don't see anything on the server desktop that suggests that LTSP
> is installed, e.g. LTSP tools/utilities.
> 
> Am I missing a step?

Did you configure networking? Did you install the ltsp-server or
ltsp-server-standalone package? If it's a -standalone setup, did you
review /etc/ltsp/dhcpd.conf after setting up your networking? Does the
thin clients get a dhcp address at least, where do they stop booting?

-Jonathan



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