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Re: Stateless Linux: errors in scripts



On Sun, 2004-10-10 at 17:58 +0100, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
> Hi Petr,
> 
> On Fri, 2004-10-08 at 13:21, Petr Kolar wrote:
> >     Hello
> >     
> > When trying to install diskless stations with Stateless Linux I discovered
> > the Python scripts from stateless-*0.20-1 (e.g. stateless-clients.py) have
> > errors in calls of getopt.getopt, so the scripts don't accept arguments of
> > long command-line options. Therefore users must find and use short option
> > names.
> > 
> > I'm not familiar with Python, but it seems it is necessary to add
> > an `=' character to the end of every option with long name, which takes an
> > argument (e.g. "configuration=" and "snapshot=" in stateless-clients.py) in 
> > getopt.getopt call to correct the scripts.
> 
> 	Well spotted, thanks. I've committed the your fix to CVS. Dave Malcolm
> is going to post details later on how to get anoncvs access to the
> latest code.

I've added instructions on CVS access to the project website here:
http://fedora.redhat.com/projects/stateless/

> 
> > My question: Where to set information about NFS location needed in 
> > statelessGenPXEConfig.py?
> 
> 	The base NFS path is store in the statelessServer LDAP object. See
> stateless-schema.txt for more details. To that base NFS path we append
> the configuration and snapshot names.
> 
> 	So the example is:
> 
>   dn: cn=server1.company.com,dc=servers,dc=stateless,ou=services,$(LDAP_BASE_DN)
>   objectClass: statelessServer
>   cn: server1.company.com
>   statelessNfsPath: /srv/stateless/snapshots
> 
> 	and
> 
>   dn: statelessConfigurationName=artist-workstation,dc=stateless,ou=services,$(LDAP_BASE_DN)
>   objectClass: statelessConfiguration
>   statelessConfigurationName: artist-workstation
>   statelessDefaultSnapshotName: artist-workstation-1
> 
> 	would mean that the NFS path used in the generated pxelinux
> configuration would be
> 
>   server1.company.com:/srv/stateless/snapshots/artist-workstation/artist-workstation-1
> 
> Thanks much,
> Mark.
> 


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