On Fri, Jan 02, 2009 at 10:04:57AM -0800, Chris Gravenor wrote:
> I'm going to write a proposal to test LTSP in my classroom and I hope
> that I can get answers to some simple questions.
> In January all the teachers in my school will recieve a new computer
> (dual core with 4 gigs RAM) that should be more then enough to run a
> small LTSP network (2 to 4 clients). I'm hoping that while running as a
> server, the techer's computer can also be used for other tasks
> (emailing, entering marks, etc.). Am I correct in this assumption?
> I have seen that the server needs a 128 megs of RAM to run each client,
> what does the client need to run off the server (cpu and RAM)?
The latest docs for LTSP (upstream) are being maintained here:
See the "Sizing" section for a detailed explaination.
> In our school you can log into any computer and be able to access your
> files that you've kept on the server. Is it possible to easily setup my
> classroom LTSP so that students can access their files in the wider
Depends. What acts as the server? Windows server? If so, you could smbmount
the fileserver onto the LTSP server.
> And lastly is there a HOWTO or method on locking down the clients
> desktop from the server?
See the docs, but in a nutshell: use Sabayon and/or mandatory settings in
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