Mike, still I would really really prefer not to get cc:ed when mailing debian-edu bugs. Maybe one day...
On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 12:01:51PM +0000, Mike Gabriel wrote: > > - how much RAM does the feature need to be useful? > it should only get into action on machines with 2GB+. Good point. Noted for > the upstream part. eeks, so this is also an important bug, maybe even serious, but i'm too lazy to also file this one as... > > - is there any randomisation or will all classroom computers torture the > > server and network at the same time? > The randomisation currently is only in the WoL part of Debian Edu. Right. > Noted for upstream, too. this should also be filed as a bug and fixed before enabling by default. > > - has this been tested with other desktops than MATE? > Yes. XFCE. We can do more tests, of course. The more consumptive the desktop > env the more worth a test case. Noted. yes, please test at least KDE and Gnome as well. (third bug, untested on KDE+Gnome.) > > As it only gets active before 7:30 AM I assume its safe to turn on the > > computer at other times? And it's "after midnight but before 7:30 AM > > localtime" I assume? > We assume, that noone is around at schools betweek 0:00h 7:30h, indeed. Debian Edu is also targeting universities... > And > it is, of course, localtime. And: cron.d files are editable. everything is editable. We *need* sensible default. (This seems to be one.) > > > This mainly means: > > > - only execute on LTSP fat clients > > ack > > > - add some .desktop file symlinks to /etc/desktop-autoloader/autostart > > why? > To pre-load heavy-load-regular-used applications (e.g. firefox, libreoffice) so without those .desktop files it would still to part of its job? > > Also: how to disable this feature? This *must* be described in the > > manuel. > Good point. There will be a patch upstream for that, too. no, this is not what I ment: it must be described in our Debian Edu manual ( and upstream as well, I agree.) > Thanks for thinking about this, well, you are welcome, but I also expect more thoughts before suggesting enabling some new feature by default... -- cheers, Holger
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