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'''Can i use the ltsp-utils package with ltsp-server(-standalone)? (as of 11.04.2007 / Debian Etch)'''  Q. Can I use the ltsp-utils package with ltsp-server(-standalone)? (as of 11.04.2007 / Debian Etch) :: A) No, the DebPkg:ltsp-utils package is from LTSP version 4 and the DebPkg:ltsp-server''(-standalone)'' is version 5.
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No, the ltsp-utils package is from LTSP version 4 and the ltsp-server(-standalone) is version 5.  Q. If I specify SCREEN_01 through 06 in lts.conf (/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf) my keyboard doesn't work. :: A) SCREEN_01 through 06 conflicts with inittab. Either comment out the getty lines on tty1 through tty6 in {{{/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/inittab}}} or do not use SCREEN_01 to SCREEN_06.
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'''If I specify SCREEN_01 through 06 in lts.conf (/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf) my keyboard doesn't work.'''  Q. Where can I get more information on LTSP 5 MueKow? :: A1) LTSP5: http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/Ltsp5
 :: A2) The !MueKow experiments evolved into LTSP5: http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/MueKow - no deeper information but only primary goals (as of 11.04.2007).
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SCREEN_01 trough 06 conflicts with inittab. Comment out the getty lines on tty1 through tty6 in /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/inittab or do not use SCREEN_01 to SCREEN_06.  Q. LOCAL_STORAGE in lts.conf doesn't work. Why? :: A) In LTSP 5 it is called LOCALDEV. See also: ["LTSP/Upgrading_4.2"]
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'''Where do i get more informations on LTSP 5 MueKow?'''

LTSP5: http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/Ltsp5

the MueKow experiments evolved into LTSP5:

http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/MueKow - no deeper informations but only primary goals (as of 11.04.2007).

'''LOCAL_STORAGE in lts.conf doesn't work'''

In LTSP 5 it's called LOCALDEV. See also: ["LTSP/Upgrading_4.2"]

'''How do i configure boot prompt options [http://bugs.debian.org/428446 (debian bug 428446)]'''

create /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/update-kernels.conf with the following line(adapt to your needs):

  export BOOTPROMPT_OPTS="root=/dev/nfs ip=dhcp nfsroot=/opt/ltsp/i386"

and create a symlink for backwards compatibility:

  ln -s /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/update-kernels.conf /etc/ltsp/ltsp-update-kernels.conf
 Q. How do I configure boot prompt options? :: A) See Debian bug Bug:428446. Create {{{/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/update-kernels.conf}}} with the following line (adapt to your needs):
 {{{
export BOOTPROMPT_OPTS="root=/dev/nfs ip=dhcp nfsroot=/opt/ltsp/i386"}}}
 And create a symlink for backwards compatibility:
 {{{
ln -s /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/update-kernels.conf /etc/ltsp/ltsp-update-kernels.conf}}}
Q. Can I use the ltsp-utils package with ltsp-server(-standalone)? (as of 11.04.2007 / Debian Etch)

A) No, the ltsp-utils package is from LTSP version 4 and the ltsp-server(-standalone) is version 5.

Q. If I specify SCREEN_01 through 06 in lts.conf (/opt/ltsp/i386/etc/lts.conf) my keyboard doesn't work.

A) SCREEN_01 through 06 conflicts with inittab. Either comment out the getty lines on tty1 through tty6 in /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/inittab or do not use SCREEN_01 to SCREEN_06.

Q. Where can I get more information on LTSP 5 MueKow?

A1) LTSP5: http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/Ltsp5

A2) The MueKow experiments evolved into LTSP5: http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/MueKow - no deeper information but only primary goals (as of 11.04.2007).

Q. LOCAL_STORAGE in lts.conf doesn't work. Why?
A) In LTSP 5 it is called LOCALDEV. See also: ["LTSP/Upgrading_4.2"]
Q. How do I configure boot prompt options?

A) See Debian bug 428446. Create /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/update-kernels.conf with the following line (adapt to your needs):

export BOOTPROMPT_OPTS="root=/dev/nfs ip=dhcp nfsroot=/opt/ltsp/i386"
And create a symlink for backwards compatibility:
ln -s /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/update-kernels.conf /etc/ltsp/ltsp-update-kernels.conf