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Re: [K12OSN] How to update K12LTSP-5.0.0EL-32bit chroot



What about the tftpboot stuff?  Will he need to copy Fedora's
/var/lib/tftpboot to K12LTSP's /tftpboot, and update dhcpd.conf to load
the newer kernels?

-Rob

On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 04:49:23PM -0500, Stephen Kerr wrote:
> got you. thats what i was doing with the f10 prebuilt chroot. just
> renaming the original ltsp and dropping the f10 one in. i did the same
> with the kernels under tftpboot.
> 
> it seems like thefed ltsp root work alot differently. unlike the centos
> root, i could see fed10 aquiring the image on the desired port 1067,
> load, then make a second dhclient call back to standard 67. i managed to
> get that squared away , telnet worked but x was broken.  got x working
> but ldm wasnt loading.
> 
> put that aside, got a pristine cent ltsp box back up moved moved most of
> lib   lib/modules lib/udev /usr/lib from the fed root in,  kept existing
> X and shell scripts and binaries. might be missing a couple of things.
> tc came up without error. basic functionality ok. ran scanimage from tc
> shell, not perfect but it saw the device and pulled the paper thru on
> the old scanner. gonna bolt this on top of my kickstart, load the
> sane-backend required for the new scanner and see what happens.
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2011-02-09 at 16:15 -0500, Terrell Prude' Jr. wrote:
> > Not exactly.  I'm suggesting that you backup the existing /opt/ltsp/i386
> > subdirectory, or just rename it.  Then, from your K12Linux Fedora
> > 9/10/11/12/13/14/WhateverYouChoose box, copy *that* /opt/ltsp/i386
> 
> > subdirectory tree--the entire thing--over to your K12LTSP 5EL server.
> > Your clients will thus be using that Fedora version of the client
> > binaries vs. the ones that came with K12LTSP 5EL.
> >
> > --TP
> >
> > Stephen Kerr wrote:
> > > not sure I completely follow.  are you advising to backup the existing
> > > directory , drop in the new c libraries (libc)  and see what happens ?
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 19:13 -0500, Terrell Prude' Jr. wrote:
> > >
> > >> The way I always did it when I needed a specific set of binaries for the
> > >> clients was to copy the entire /opt/ltsp/i386 subdirectory (or
> > >> /opt/ltsp/ppc, or /opt/ltsp/sparc, as appropriate for my architecture)
> > >> to my K12LTSP server.  Beforehand, I would typically rename the existing
> > >> /opt/ltsp/i386 subdir. to, say, /opt/ltsp/i386.orig.  These binaries
> > >> should have *zero* affect on the server itself, since they run only on
> > >> the client.
> > >>
> > >> Give that a shot and let us know.
> > >>
> > >> --TP
> > >>
> > >> Stephen Kerr wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> Hi Barry,
> > >>>
> > >>> when i was trying to get my centos host run with a fedora 10 prebuilt
> > >>> chroot I had problems with the tc after loading the kernel from my dhcpd
> > >>> server on port 1067,  the kernel loaded but the tc was making a second
> > >>> dhclient call but back on port 67 and not being able to load a desktop.
> > >>> i wound up moving sysinit_early and a couple other files from the centos
> > >>> chroot into fed10 prebuilt.
> > >>>
> > >>>  it then  behaved as it should have more or less. when i was on a telnet
> > >>> screen as defined in lts.conf, I was able to login. shell screens give a
> > >>> prompt at the TC,  when i specified an x session screen, I had the x
> > >>> mouse cursor and gray/silver desktop background.
> > >>>
> > >>> the K12LTSP-5.0.0EL-32bit iso worked perfectly, my only problem is the
> > >>> packages in the chroot are too old. i need to update libc from 2.3.2 and
> > >>> i cant find any utility thatll update the chroot so i have been trying
> > >>> to adapt ltsp-build-client from fedora, without success , so far.
> > >>>
> > >>> On Tue, 2011-02-08 at 15:09 -0600, Barry Cisna wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>> What are you seeing on the TC when it is completely booted up? From what
> > >>>>         you explain you are only presented with a telnet login? No other
> > >>>>         blinking as if X is trying to start? What have you set in your
> > >>>>         lts.conf
> > >>>>         file for screens? If you do CTL-ALT-F2 do you get a bash prompt?
> > >>>>
> > >>>>         Barry
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> > >>>>
> >
> 
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