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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/Attic/ltsp.xml,v 1.18 2006/11/29 15:48:57 nightmorph Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/Attic/ltsp.xml,v 1.19 2006/12/23 03:55:47 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/ltsp.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/ltsp.xml">
6<title>Gentoo - LTSP Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo - LTSP Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
8 <mail link="lanius@gentoo.org">Heinrich Wendel</mail> 8 <mail link="lanius@gentoo.org">Heinrich Wendel</mail>
9</author> 9</author>
10<author title="Author"> 10<author title="Author">
11 <mail link="josiah@ritchietribe.net">Josiah Ritchie</mail> 11 <mail link="josiah@ritchietribe.net">Josiah Ritchie</mail>
12</author> 12</author>
13<author title="Editor"> 13<author title="Editor">
14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail> 14 <mail link="swift@gentoo.org">Sven Vermeulen</mail>
15</author> 15</author>
16 16
17<abstract> 17<abstract>
18This guide shows you how to setup a LTSP Server with Gentoo. 18This guide shows you how to setup a LTSP Server with Gentoo.
19</abstract> 19</abstract>
20 20
21<license/> 21<license/>
22 22
23<version>1.11</version> 23<version>1.12</version>
24<date>2006-04-04</date> 24<date>2006-12-22</date>
25 25
26<chapter> 26<chapter>
27<title>Introduction</title> 27<title>Introduction</title>
28<section> 28<section>
29<title>What is LTSP?</title> 29<title>What is LTSP?</title>
30<body> 30<body>
31 31
32<p> 32<p>
33LTSP is an abbreviation for "Linux Terminal Server Project". Installed 33LTSP is an abbreviation for "Linux Terminal Server Project". Installed
34on a server it can supply many workstations (so called thin-clients) 34on a server it can supply many workstations (so called thin-clients)
35with identical environments. All applications run on the server and 35with identical environments. All applications run on the server and
36therefore you can use old PCs and convert them into XTerminals. This 36therefore you can use old PCs and convert them into XTerminals. This
37reduces costs and maintenance especially in an environment where you 37reduces costs and maintenance especially in an environment where you
38need to have an uniform workspace on each computer you login, e.g. in 38need to have an uniform workspace on each computer you login, e.g. in
39schools or firms. 39schools or firms.
320# <i>/etc/init.d/dhcp start</i> 320# <i>/etc/init.d/dhcp start</i>
321</pre> 321</pre>
322 322
323<note> 323<note>
324DHCPD needs CONFIG_PACKET and CONFIG_FILTER activated in the kernel to work. 324DHCPD needs CONFIG_PACKET and CONFIG_FILTER activated in the kernel to work.
325</note> 325</note>
326 326
327</body> 327</body>
328</section> 328</section>
329 329
330<section> 330<section>
331<title>LTSP Configuration</title> 331<title>LTSP Configuration</title>
332<body> 332<body>
333 333
334<p> 334<p>
335There are many options to configure your workstations, visit 335There are many options to configure your workstations, visit
336<uri>http://www.ltsp.org/documentation/ltsp-3.0-4-en.html#AEN903</uri> 336<uri>http://ltsp.mirrors.tds.net/pub/ltsp/docs/ltsp-4.1-en.html#AEN1190</uri>
337for a full description of <path>/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf</path>. 337for a full description of <path>/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf</path>.
338</p> 338</p>
339 339
340<p> 340<p>
341As a few suggestions to get started, you will want to first copy <path>/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf.example</path> to <path>/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf</path> and edit it from there. You may want to try changing the <c>SCREEN_01</c> option to read 341As a few suggestions to get started, you will want to first copy <path>/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf.example</path> to <path>/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf</path> and edit it from there. You may want to try changing the <c>SCREEN_01</c> option to read
342<c>SCREEN_01 = startx</c>. To use a USB mouse on the remote client, add the following MODULE lines, and change the X_MOUSE_* lines as follows: 342<c>SCREEN_01 = startx</c>. To use a USB mouse on the remote client, add the following MODULE lines, and change the X_MOUSE_* lines as follows:
343</p> 343</p>
344 344
345<pre caption="/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf"> 345<pre caption="/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf">
346MODULE_01 = usb-uhci 346MODULE_01 = usb-uhci
347MODULE_02 = mousedev 347MODULE_02 = mousedev
348MODULE_03 = usbmouse 348MODULE_03 = usbmouse
349X_MOUSE_PROTOCOL = "IMPS/2" 349X_MOUSE_PROTOCOL = "IMPS/2"
350X_MOUSE_DEVICE = "/dev/input/mice" 350X_MOUSE_DEVICE = "/dev/input/mice"
351</pre> 351</pre>
430</body> 430</body>
431</section> 431</section>
432</chapter> 432</chapter>
433 433
434<chapter> 434<chapter>
435<title>Troubleshooting</title> 435<title>Troubleshooting</title>
436<section> 436<section>
437<body> 437<body>
438 438
439<p> 439<p>
440There are a lot of things that can be the source of trouble, but there 440There are a lot of things that can be the source of trouble, but there
441are also several resources around which help you solve your problems: 441are also several resources around which help you solve your problems:
442</p> 442</p>
443 443
444<ul> 444<ul>
445 <li>
445<li>The official documentation: 446 The official documentation:
446<uri>http://www.ltsp.org/documentation/</uri>, especially the 447 <uri>http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/Documentation</uri>,
447Troubleshooting section.</li> 448 especially the Troubleshooting section.
449 </li>
448<li>The gentoo IRC channel: irc.freenode.org #gentoo</li> 450<li>The gentoo IRC channel: irc.freenode.org #gentoo</li>
449<li>The ltsp irc channel: irc.freenode.org #ltsp</li> 451<li>The ltsp irc channel: irc.freenode.org #ltsp</li>
452 <li>
450<li>The ltsp mailinglists <uri>http://ltsp.org/mailinglists.php</uri> 453 The ltsp mailinglists <uri>http://ltsp.org/mailinglists.php</uri> are full
451are full of some real good knowledge.</li> 454 of some real good knowledge.
455 </li>
452</ul> 456</ul>
453</body> 457</body>
454</section> 458</section>
455</chapter> 459</chapter>
456 460
457<chapter> 461<chapter>
458<title>FAQ</title> 462<title>FAQ</title>
459<section> 463<section>
460<body> 464<body>
461<p> 465<p>
462<b>Q:</b> My workstations have Pentium II CPUs, but my server is compiled 466<b>Q:</b> My workstations have Pentium II CPUs, but my server is compiled
463with <c>march=athlon-xp</c>, does this work? 467with <c>march=athlon-xp</c>, does this work?
464</p> 468</p>
465 469
466<p> 470<p>

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