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Fedora 9 Update: ldm-2.0.12-1.fc9



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7573
2008-09-05 10:53:01
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Name        : ldm
Product     : Fedora 9
Version     : 2.0.12
Release     : 1.fc9
URL         : https://code.launchpad.net/~ltsp-upstream/ltsp/ldm-trunk
Summary     : LTSP Display Manager
Description :
LTSP Display Manager handles network logins for remote desktop sessions.

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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:

* Sun Aug 24 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 2.0.12-1
- Fix crash on x86_64
- Fix crash after X failure
* Wed Aug 13 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 2.0.11-1
- move all localapp stuff to ltsp
* Thu Aug  7 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 2.0.10-1
- New: LDM_DEBUG_TERMINAL default to off
- Move xauth file into /var/run/
- Working local apps support.
* Sun Jul 27 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 2.0.9-1
* Fix ltspfs unmounting upon logout
* Sun Jul 27 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 2.0.8-1
- Major code cleanup and simplification
      SSH message direct to UI.
      ldm_spawn simplification.
      Proper glib string handling.
- Preparation for local apps feature
      Export LDM_USERNAME
      /var/cache/ldm for local apps feature
      S01-localapps
- Bug Fix: Login input validation
- Automatic login after timeout in guest mode
- Optional LDM_LIMIT_ONE_SESSION feature
* Tue Jul  1 2008 Warren Togami <wtogami redhat com> - 2.0.7-1
- 2.0.7 adds keyboard layout setting within ldm
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update ldm' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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