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Fedora 9 Update: ltsp-5.1.22-1.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7573
2008-09-05 10:53:01
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Name        : ltsp
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 5.1.22
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : http://www.ltsp.org
Summary     : Linux Terminal Server Project Server and Client
Description :
LTSP client and server

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Update Information:

This update contains many bug fixes and additional features over the previous
version ltsp-5.1.15.    * NBI and ELF netboot (generally Etherboot) is now fully
supported. Images are generated automatically, and the new dhcpd.conf should
automatically serve the right image to a client.  You may need to install your
/opt/ltsp/i386 chroot fresh with ltsp-build-client and update your
/etc/ltsp/dhcpd.conf from ltsp-server to benefit from this new support.  * NBD
swap by default actually works now!  (Except it is disabled if the server is
running from a Live image in order to conserve memory.)  * John Ellson fixed a
few bugs to get x86_64 clients installable and working.  Requires some
configuration but it should work now.  * Old kernels and images are safely
cleaned from the tftpboot directory if they are no longer installed in the
client chroots.  * (ADVANCED USERS: Most users don't really need this.)  NBD
root is now supported as an option.  Default is still NFS root. Update your
dhcpd.conf to the latest version from ltsp-server.  It contains example syntax
to switch your clients from NFS root to NBD root.  ltsp-update-image will
generate a NBD root image from /opt/ltsp/i386 and drop it into
/opt/ltsp/images/i386.img.  Note: This requires the patched mkinitrd also in the
k12linux-temporary repo to be installed in the client chroot.  This will go into
rawhide soon, and Fedora 9 updates in a few week later.  I really need to write
documentation for this on the Wiki.  You can still use this without the patched
mkinitrd but it will work with NFS root only.  * (ADVANCED USERS: Tech preview
status)  Working Local Apps support, requires openssh-server-5.1 on the ltsp-
server side, available in Fedora updates-testing.  I will write up some docs for
this on the Wiki soon.
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ChangeLog:

* Wed Aug 27 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.22-1
- Exclude /var/cache/yum/* from mksquashfs
* Sun Aug 24 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.21-1
- Exclude /proc/* and /sys/* from mksquashfs
- Cleanup old kernels and images from tftpdir
* Sun Aug 24 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.20-1
- Prep for NBD root boot (requires mkinitrd changes)
- Fix nbdrootd and nbdswapd launch path
- nbdswap detects an unused nbd device before using it
- nbdrootd and nbdswapd uses KEEPALIVE, should die after default 7200 seconds
- ltsp-update-image script to create NBD root images in /opt/ltsp/images
- Cleanup old netboot images from chroot during kernel upgrade
- xrexecd waits for xatom changes instead of polling
- Disable nbdswap if server is running Live
* Thu Aug 14 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.19-1
- Initial x86_64 client chroot support (John Ellson)
- Fix chroot-creator so NBI and ELF images are created during client install.
- Use wraplinux to create NBI image.
* Wed Aug 13 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.18-1
- cleanups to localapps scripts
- moved localapp stuff from ldm into this package
- Fix nbdswap
  nbd was missing in both client and server
  nbdswapd had a bogus path to nbd-server
- Automatic setup of coreboot/ELF capable Etherboot images
  created by mkelfimage.  dhcpd.conf default serves this to
  any client reporting itself as "Etherboot-5.4".
* Fri Aug  8 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.15-4
- Include live-config within ltsp-server
* Thu Aug  7 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.15-1
- kickstart files are no longer %config(noreplace).
- Many minor fixes to silence error messages during boot/shutdown.
- vmclient: Make sound and bridge device name configurable in /etc/ltsp/vmclient.
- Fedora 10 client support.
- Working Local Apps support.
* Sun Jul 27 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.14-1
- Preparation for future feature "local applications"
* Fri Jul 18 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.13-2
- Add some spec conditionals for RHEL5.
  RHEL5 has only ltsp-server.  Client chroot must be
  Fedora 9+, so there is no RHEL5 build of ltsp-client.
- Ensure that ltsp-chroot-setup is run after chroot creation.
* Wed Jul 16 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.12-1
- Move some chroot setup into ltsp-client %post so things can be fixed
  by ltsp-client package updates in the future.
* Thu Jul 10 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.11-1
- LDM_DIRECTX=yes unencrypted X by default in lts.conf
  This is for performance and scalability.  Turn it off if you want security.
- Fix chroot install that was broken by livecd-tools update
- own /var/lib/ltsp to silence tmpwatch selinux errors
* Fri Jun  6 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.9-1
- jetpipe script was missing from ltsp-client
  This should allow local printers to work if configured in lts.conf.
* Fri May 16 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 5.1.8-1
- Fix NBD swap
- Fix grabbing of lts.conf, it happens from the rootfs server now
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ltsp' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
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