Re: [Server-devel] XSCE install on cubox

2014-04-22 Thread John Watlington
George, thanks for doing this! On Apr 22, 2014, at 11:48 AM, George Hunt wrote: Just a small step, but XSCE 5.0 now installs on Cubox. Start with Tim's image, and comment out ajenti in roles/core/meta/main.yml. I re-rolled xs-moodle, ds-backup to use cronie rather than vixie-cron, and

[Server-devel] XMPP

2014-04-22 Thread John Watlington
Just a quick question: has anybody gotten the XOs to collaborate properly with an XMPP server other than ejabberd ? wad ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org http://lists.laptop.org/listinfo/server-devel

Re: [Server-devel] constant power add-tag CP fails on XO-4?

2014-01-24 Thread John Watlington
On Jan 24, 2014, at 6:36 PM, Adam Holt wrote: We've relied on this for many years on XO-1s and XO-1.75s (etc) to ensure small XO servers auto-boot after the inevitable power failures -- and yet today it (apparently) no longer works. Is it possible this does not work on XO-4s, or are we

Re: [Server-devel] Root fs on XO1

2013-08-09 Thread John Watlington
Just to clarify a comment that James made: On XO-1, the qualification of the SD card interface was done by Quanta. They seemed to think it worked fine. When I started doing extensive testing of SD cards in preparation for using them in XO-1.5, I discovered that some XO-1s did not have a

Re: [Server-devel] School networks and electrical equipment damage

2013-06-06 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 6, 2013, at 3:58 PM, Daniel Drake wrote: Those of us familiar with setting up school networks (server + switch + APs) in some of our deployments will be familiar with the occasional loss of hardware, due to surges in the low quality electrical supply or whatever, even when the system

Re: [Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-04 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 4, 2012, at 7:30 PM, John Watlington wrote: Adam, something is wrong with those addresses. The 18.nn.nn.nn subnet is owned by MIT. You shouldn't be using any of them.Perhaps you meant 172.18.nn.nn ? And I never got around to the second part of the comment. eth0 (the WAN port

Re: [Server-devel] failed to register

2012-06-04 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 4, 2012, at 8:35 PM, John Watlington wrote: I suspect that your ISP is assigning 172.18.196.1 to the XS, which is then confused as to where packets destined for 172.18.xx.xx should be routed. eth0 and the other interfaces on the XS should be in separate subnets. BTW

Re: [Server-devel] XS procurement recommendations (new hardware - Nosy Komba, Madagascar)

2012-04-18 Thread John Watlington
Just a quick reminder that we have XO-1.75 production units available for people who want to work on XS on ARM. Just fill out the form at: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/Contributors_program/Project_proposal_form and list XS on ARM XO as the project. If you have any problems getting one this

Re: [Server-devel] Looking for new low power server hardware candidate

2012-04-10 Thread John Watlington
Why not an XO-1.75 ? On Apr 10, 2012, at 8:04 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 2:03 AM, George Hunt georgejh...@gmail.com wrote: I left my fitpc2 and msi servers in the Philippines, hoping they would be pressed into service in a classroom situation. So now I'm in the market

Re: [Server-devel] XS on XO

2012-02-29 Thread John Watlington
How is this work going ? On a somewhat related note, I was building a firewall/serve box from an XO-1.5 running os883, and ran into the problem that the stock kernel doesn't have enough of the netfilter options enabled (specifically CONFIG_IP_NF_TARGET_REJECT) to support either the firewall

Re: [Server-devel] A quick networking question

2012-02-29 Thread John Watlington
On Feb 29, 2012, at 10:05 AM, Samuel Greenfeld wrote: The example DHCP configuration linked likely should be updated to support multiple MAC address ranges. In addition to the 00:17:C4 prefix mentioned in that script, newer XOs may come with Wifi cards that have a 20:7C:8F prefix, and

Re: [Server-devel] A quick networking question

2012-02-28 Thread John Watlington
On Feb 28, 2012, at 1:05 PM, Holt wrote: Clarif: port 80 is (unfort) forwarded thru the XS, for all laptops that connect over Wifi. Traffic across all other ports (incl 443 = https) is thankfully blocked, though I've no idea why/how unfortunately ;) Sounds like your problem is squid.

Re: [Server-devel] Who wrote http://wiki.laptop.org/go/XS_Install_Server?

2012-01-30 Thread John Watlington
On Jan 30, 2012, at 12:40 PM, George Hunt wrote: Hi everyone, I'm new to this list. I met Tony Anderson in Haiti, and again at the San Francisco OLPC Summit in late 2011. He prevailed upon me to spend some time trying to figure out how to rebase XS on a more recent Fedora Core. I

Re: [Server-devel] Unable to Browse the Internet from XO

2012-01-29 Thread John Watlington
On Jan 27, 2012, at 1:45 PM, HALL,Brian C wrote: Good Day All, I am currently using the 1.5 XO at a couple of schools. I am able to connect to the school server and hence access moodle instance on the server itself. However i am unable to browse the internet from the XO. Can you

Re: [Server-devel] Help buying server for XS

2011-03-28 Thread John Watlington
On Mar 27, 2011, at 11:28 PM, Guillermo Narvaez wrote: Reuben, The limitations of this equipment are 60 client per AP, we are using 50 or 55 clients per equipment. This is a dedicated equipment so it need an external controller. With the frequency issue, the APs of the same school are

Re: [Server-devel] callhome script

2011-03-08 Thread John Watlington
callhome was a quick hack. I would suggest doing it right instead of recycling it. Cheers, wad On Mar 8, 2011, at 4:21 AM, Sameer Verma wrote: Found the callhome script on the XS (0.6). Has anyone used it in the field? Is it documented/recommended? I'm looking at it as an alternative to

Re: [Server-devel] IP Address Pools for XOs, known clients, and unknown clients on XS 0.6

2011-01-12 Thread John Watlington
The best iptables hack like this I've seen routed extraneous connections through a transparent web proxy which flipped all images (swapped left and right). Cheers, wad On Jan 12, 2011, at 11:46 AM, Jerry Vonau wrote: On Wed, 2011-01-12 at 10:03 -0600, Anna wrote: I like to leave the AP open

Re: [Server-devel] XS on XO Setup as Contingency for Main Power Outage

2010-12-15 Thread John Watlington
On Dec 15, 2010, at 7:09 PM, Anna wrote: Sorry this is so long, but I thought I'd post this in case someone else needed something similar. Also, any suggestions to make this more efficient are more than welcome. How I set up an emergency use XS on an XO-1 Since I run a public XS on a

Re: [Server-devel] Firstboot modules

2010-08-27 Thread John Watlington
On Aug 26, 2010, at 8:04 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: StPepper, forget about anaconda :-) I want to _reduce_ as much as reasonable what we do in anaconda/kickstart. Let's focus on this: - some stuff in current kickstart %post won't be needed for xs-0.7 - some stuff in current

Re: [Server-devel] wifi setup

2010-08-03 Thread John Watlington
I was under the impression that this required 802.11F capable APs to work properly. But I'm no expert. Anyone better informed care to educate me ? Cheers, wad On Aug 3, 2010, at 11:48 PM, James Cameron wrote: Different OLPC OS builds present access points with same essid in different ways.

Re: [Server-devel] Upgrading XO build 656 failed

2010-04-10 Thread John Watlington
This is the wrong list for such a question, it is for questions about the school server. Your question should be posted to de...@lists.laptop.org, where the right people are more likely to see it. If you aren't a member of either list, the message is held for moderation (and our moderators are

Re: [Server-devel] eth0 Issue on Acer Aspire One

2010-04-10 Thread John Watlington
From the intertubes, it looks like the AAO has an Atheros 5K chipset. Lots of problems reported with the drivers, but people have gotten it to work with Fedora 9. E.g.: http://www.mail-archive.com/ath5k-us...@lists.ath5k.org/msg00131.html Good luck, wad On Apr 10, 2010, at 10:02 PM, Andra

Re: [Server-devel] Web Caching for Areas with Intermittent

2010-04-09 Thread John Watlington
On Apr 9, 2010, at 8:38 PM, John Watlington wrote: Last time I looked into this, apache's proxy was solely a reverse proxy, and useless for our purposes. That is no longer true, but the associated mod_cache module still appears to be experimental. In any case, squid currently provides

Re: [Server-devel] ssh connection to XS Server

2010-03-30 Thread John Watlington
On Mar 30, 2010, at 2:10 AM, David Mul wrote: Hi, my name is David Mul and I'm working with David Leeming on the OLPC project in Papua New Guinea. I was trying to login to the XS server using terminal activity on the XO through ssh but it kept giving me this message Permission denied

Re: [Server-devel] Web Caching Issues

2010-03-21 Thread John Watlington
You don't really want to disable or move the idmgr. All the laptop software builds will try to contact it in order to register themselves. Moving it would require doing a special software build for all the XO laptops in your school, and providing a separate update path wad On Mar 21,

Re: [Server-devel] Web Caching Issues

2010-03-16 Thread John Watlington
When you turn on offline mode, you are just handling the HTTP requests. There are other network operations which have to happen before hand which probably aren't being offlined properly. What happens to DNS in the offline scenario ? If your clients are all properly pointed at the school

Re: [Server-devel] Web Caching Issues

2010-03-16 Thread John Watlington
increment the trace level using the remote name daemon controller: Something like: sudo rndc trace 5 Andy On Mar 16, 2010, at 11:06 PM, John Watlington wrote: When you turn on offline mode, you are just handling the HTTP requests. There are other network operations which have to happen

Re: [Server-devel] Collaboration server for existing network

2010-03-15 Thread John Watlington
On Mar 15, 2010, at 1:18 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 12:09 AM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: And indeed, the XS services are intended for such reuse. I'm not sure how many patches to the stock ejabberd are still needed... It's not so much the patches

Re: [Server-devel] Collaboration server for existing network

2010-03-14 Thread John Watlington
On Mar 15, 2010, at 12:06 AM, James Cameron wrote: I don't know XS very well, but if ejabberd is all you need why not take the ejabberd configuration from XS sources and deploy that on an otherwise vanilla instance? And indeed, the XS services are intended for such reuse. I'm not sure

Re: [Server-devel] XS on Mac Mini

2010-03-02 Thread John Watlington
It would be interesting to hear what the remaining hurdles are. The Kirkwood ARM processor in the guruplug should be well supported by the current Fedora release --- this may be mostly a matter of moving to an F12 base. My main concern with the guruplug would be the external USB disks

Re: [Server-devel] XS on Mac Mini

2010-03-02 Thread John Watlington
On Mar 2, 2010, at 9:48 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Tue, Mar 2, 2010 at 8:40 PM, John Watlington w...@laptop.org wrote: It would be interesting to hear what the remaining hurdles are. Not many. There are good bootable images for F11/F12 on ARM. Current XS is on F9, for which I haven't

Re: [Server-devel] Error message - etc/init.d/callhome restart

2010-02-23 Thread John Watlington
Remove the cron script for callhome, located in /etc/cron.d. It isn't needed for your closely monitored setup, and if needed should be revamped. Cheers, wad On Feb 23, 2010, at 4:32 PM, Anna wrote: XS 0.6 has been sending me a ton of these emails. Is there a fix for this? --

Re: [Server-devel] How to setup wireless mesh network for School server

2010-01-27 Thread John Watlington
School server installations using active antennas are currently non-existant. As the school server really wants to be a gateway, you will need two network interfaces on your laptop. You will need to connect one of those to a WiFi AP for the XO(s) to connect to. Theoretically, you should be

Re: [Server-devel] Backup of user home

2009-09-14 Thread John Watlington
You are correct. Since your backup script by definition needs to read ALL data, regardless of ownership or permissions, you will have to run it with superuser priviledges. Why don't you consider using the rsync server, instead of invoking it through a user ? John On Sep 14, 2009, at

Re: [Server-devel] /library partition

2009-07-18 Thread John Watlington
On Jul 16, 2009, at 4:40 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: Any documentation on what lives in /library and how to make it useful? The idea behind /library was that the school server needed someplace to place large collections of content and user data. While some people have talked about backing up

Re: [Server-devel] Filtering and authentication

2009-04-27 Thread John Watlington
On Apr 27, 2009, at 11:18 AM, Reuben K. Caron wrote: Anna wrote: On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Reuben K. Caron reu...@laptop.org wrote: As far as limiting the internet connection to authorized XOs, that's an issue we're probably going to run into at some point once we broaden

Re: [Server-devel] mkusbinstall link broken?

2009-03-20 Thread John Watlington
The OLPC web-based git interface was changed, due to security holes in the previous one. Unfortunately, links into it still haven't been changed. On Mar 20, 2009, at 1:17 AM, Sameer Verma wrote: http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=projects/xs-livecd;a=blob;f=util/ mkusbinstall;hb=HEAD Git it in

Re: [Server-devel] thoughts on registering SoaS with an XS and moodle integration

2009-03-12 Thread John Watlington
On Mar 12, 2009, at 9:55 AM, Hamilton Chua wrote: Hello, I would like to ask what the plan is for allowing Sugar running on hardware other than an XO to register with an XS. It is encouraged. I had a quick look at /usr/bin/registration-server in the XS and schoolserver.py in a Sugar

Re: [Server-devel] Serving 400+ students w/ a single central XS - ejabberd nightmare?

2009-03-10 Thread John Watlington
If you aren't going to place school servers in the actual schools, and insist on centralizing them, the hardware recommended by Sameer is a good idea. My argument has always been that you want local web caching and content, and that an XS shouldn't be that much more expensive than the above

Re: [Server-devel] rsync on xs-dev

2009-02-12 Thread John Watlington
Currently only through ssh. I assume you mean an rsync daemon, serving up the xs images ? I think that could be arranged... wad On Feb 12, 2009, at 6:53 PM, Sameer Verma wrote: Does xs-dev.laptop.org support rsync? Sameer -- Dr. Sameer Verma, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Information

Re: [Server-devel] physical security issue

2008-10-07 Thread John Watlington
You keep pushing for centrally hosted school servers. Are you sure you don't work for the phone company ? Again, unless you have a 100 Mbit connection from the school to the upstream ISP, you will need something with a disk and a significant amount of memory present in the school. I don't

Re: [Server-devel] physical security issue

2008-10-07 Thread John Watlington
be stolen. But it does put the server in the hands of a presumably trusted individual in the community. -walter On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:20 PM, Sameer Verma [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 8:00 PM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: You keep pushing for centrally hosted

Re: [Server-devel] Memory use with SSL connections

2008-10-07 Thread John Watlington
Until Sugar has a better model for collaboration, anything over about 500 users is moot. (Thanks for testing it all the way up to 2K users). The problem is that the laptop UI will try to show all the users on the server in the neighborhood view... Can you try to connect an XO to the server

[Server-devel] resolv.conf

2008-08-26 Thread John Watlington
I've figured out more about why my first install of 0.4 went so badly. For some reason, the network interfaces weren't configured properly on first boot (even though the files were in the right places). In conjuction with having the cable to my wired net plugged into the LAN port, nothing was

[Server-devel] xs-config replacement strategy

2008-08-26 Thread John Watlington
The proposed change to the operation of the xs-config package seem sane, with a few comments: The make-a-replacement strategy is the crucial one. I have hesitations about the xs-config.make file used: - Multiple will be needed, in each directory with changed files. - Getting a correct config

Re: [Server-devel] resolv.conf

2008-08-26 Thread John Watlington
On Aug 26, 2008, at 4:47 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: That sounds like network_config crashed on you. network_config is responsible for creating /etc/resolv.conf.in and then domain_config will do the rest. On xs-0.4, we call domain_config at install time (and it defaults to random.xs.l.o).

Re: [Server-devel] AP with fixed IP address

2008-08-20 Thread John Watlington
I think Jerry misunderstood your question. You can assign the AP an address from the range 172.18.1.1 to 172.18.1.254. This is within the address range assigned to eth1 (in /etc/sysconfig/ network-scripts/ifcfg-eth1) but outside of the range that DHCP is set to provide on that interface

Re: [Server-devel] Missing XOs in neighbourhood view using XS

2008-07-22 Thread John Watlington
There are two possible reasons. The first is that you are still using the mesh, and mesh routing with that number of laptops is capricious at best. The second is a known problem exists which can also cause this: http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6884 We need to get ProcessOne to fix this

Re: [Server-devel] eth0 statii IP

2008-07-03 Thread John Watlington
On Jul 3, 2008, at 2:41 PM, Tim Moody wrote: - Original Message - From: Martin Langhoff [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Tim Moody [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: server-devel@lists.laptop.org Sent: Thursday, July 03, 2008 12:57 PM Subject: Re: [Server-devel] eth0 statii IP The script which performs

Re: [Server-devel] Target price and quantitiy

2008-06-22 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 22, 2008, at 2:19 PM, Christopher Niemöller wrote: Hi, I was playing around with some embedded computing and rugged hardware and got some questions. Whats the target price for the school server? Around 500 USD for a server plus 500GB disk. Networking (access points and switches)

Re: [Server-devel] Problems installing XS on new system for Uruguay

2008-06-05 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 5, 2008, at 12:31 PM, Tony Pearson wrote: Uruguay = EduBlog/Ceibal/Greg Smith. I am building the server to Greg's request, so whatever he is now calling this project that is what it is. Uruguay == Ceibal Uruguay != EduBlog Uruguay != Greg Smith Your statement worries me, as

Re: [Server-devel] Debian help needed

2008-06-03 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 3, 2008, at 7:42 AM, John Watlington wrote: Anybody out there want to help get a school server running on Debian ? We need a debian package for the identity manager: http://wiki.laptop.org/go/School_Identity_Manager http://dev.laptop.org/git?p=projects/idmgr (Just to forestall any

Re: [Server-devel] uruguay server hardware

2008-06-03 Thread John Watlington
. On Tue, Jun 3, 2008 at 10:47 AM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: There has been some questions about what hardware Uruguay is using for school servers. They are placing a second tender right now, but the first batch of servers were: (An IBM x3105) 1.6 - 1.8 GHz AMD processor 2

Re: [Server-devel] Weird Device Recognition in 163

2008-06-02 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 2, 2008, at 7:16 AM, James Cameron wrote: On Mon, Jun 02, 2008 at 08:22:40PM +1000, Martin Langhoff wrote: That makes bit more sense. A bad pci connection... but I'm not sure why it didn't come up with the right ip addr. I do wonder whether the fedora tools have anything to

Re: [Server-devel] Weird Device Recognition in 163

2008-06-02 Thread John Watlington
On May 30, 2008, at 5:34 PM, Anna wrote: The other weird device thing involved the second NIC. The first one gets recognized as eth0 just fine. However, the second one is seen as dummy0. I put the hardware address for the second NIC in both /etc/sysconfig/olpc-scripts/ifcfg-eth1 and

Re: [Server-devel] Edublog notes (was: Re: The road towards xs-0.3 - update)

2008-06-02 Thread John Watlington
On Jun 2, 2008, at 12:36 PM, Greg Smith (gregmsmi) wrote: Hi Martin, Thanks a lot for the review. I copied your reply to the Uruguay edublog volunteer list: [EMAIL PROTECTED] I will use that list to work with end users and for internal project tracking. That said, anyone can join. It's

Re: [Server-devel] XS software compatibility question

2008-05-21 Thread John Watlington
still work? There lie uncharted waters. Dennis might be able to help with that answer. I suspect that the answer is probably yes, given the limited number of packages you are trying. Thank you -Original Message- From: John Watlington [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, May 20

Re: [Server-devel] XS software compatibility question

2008-05-20 Thread John Watlington
/ejabberd.cfg log_path /var/log/ejabberd/ejabberd.log -sasl sasl_error_logger {file,/var/log/ejabberd/sasl.log} -mnesia dir /var/lib/ejabberd/spool -kernel inetrc /etc/ejabberd/ ejabberd.inetrc -noshell -noinput -Original Message- From: John Watlington [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent

Re: [Server-devel] XS software compatibility question

2008-05-19 Thread John Watlington
On May 19, 2008, at 6:18 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 9:49 AM, Berkowitz Andrew (Project Connect) The installation was perfect with the full Fedora 7 installation. Is it possible to install all of OLPC's customizations on top of a stock Fedora installation? Yes.

Re: [Server-devel] Fwd: Installing 1.63

2008-05-15 Thread John Watlington
and time zone via a blue background text-mode UI. -Original Message- From: Martin Langhoff [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 8:12 PM To: Berkowitz Andrew (Project Connect) Cc: John Watlington; server-devel Subject: Re: [Server-devel] Fwd: Installing 1.63

Re: [Server-devel] Permissions in /sys/class/net/msh0

2008-05-15 Thread John Watlington
On May 15, 2008, at 9:31 PM, Anna wrote: Hi All, I've been at this for days now and am only emailing out of desperation. Hi, Anna. Good to hear from you again! Please don't wait until you are desperate to drop us a note. I'm on server build 161 (the 163 install didn't work on my

Re: [Server-devel] Permissions in /sys/class/net/msh0

2008-05-15 Thread John Watlington
On May 15, 2008, at 10:56 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 2:50 PM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ouch. That sounds familiar from early days of debugging the install. It sounds like your Frankenmachine is a 586, and needs the restricted kernel I put in build

Re: [Server-devel] Possible Jabber Problem on Server

2008-05-14 Thread John Watlington
Nothing but ejabberd needs to be uninstalled. Use the --nodeps to force this. Just reinstalling the package doesn't rebuild the database. You will have to manually clean out the database before reinstalling... I have no experience with uninstalling xs-pkgs and xs-config. I doubt it would

[Server-devel] Fwd: Installing 1.63

2008-05-14 Thread John Watlington
Can anybody suggest the cause for this ? I haven't seen this problem before. wad Begin forwarded message: From: Berkowitz Andrew (Project Connect) [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: May 14, 2008 11:14:11 AM EDT To: John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: Martin Langhoff [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject

Re: [Server-devel] Possible Jabber Problem on Server

2008-05-13 Thread John Watlington
I was very explicit in my instructions: 1) Remove the package. 2) Remove the database. 3) Install the package. Installing the package probably rebuilds the database. If you re-install without removing the old database, the re-install seems to re-use the old database. John On May 12, 2008, at

[Server-devel] Build 163

2008-05-08 Thread John Watlington
Build 163 has finally been smoke tested on a few platforms and released. This should be used for any new installations. This is a bug fix release of build 160, to ensure that ejabberd collaboration works properly when the school server can't be resolved using the DNS root servers (most cases !)

Re: [Server-devel] Possible Jabber Problem on Server

2008-05-08 Thread John Watlington
On May 8, 2008, at 5:15 PM, Andrew Berkowitz wrote: Or, how do I just wipe out the mnesia database and start over? I believe rm -r /var/lib/ejabberd/* ___ Server-devel mailing list Server-devel@lists.laptop.org

Re: [Server-devel] Possible Jabber Problem on Server

2008-05-07 Thread John Watlington
On May 7, 2008, at 10:28 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Thu, May 8, 2008 at 2:19 AM, Berkowitz Andrew (Project Connect) Greetings from New York. G'day mate from New Zealand! Although the short hostname, schoolserver, has stayed the same, the domain has changed from 00b000.nycboe.org to

Re: [Server-devel] Odd Libertas load error

2008-05-06 Thread John Watlington
On May 6, 2008, at 4:12 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Wed, May 7, 2008 at 1:38 AM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Dennis correctly debugged the problem. This is due to the attempt to produce a build for 586 machines, hoping to run on the VIA C3. that's great to hear

Re: [Server-devel] Odd Libertas load error

2008-05-01 Thread John Watlington
On May 2, 2008, at 12:57 AM, Martin Langhoff wrote: Testing installation of a new build today with a hand-me-down Shuttle machine I got a strange error from the Libertas driver. libertas: version magic '2.6.23.1-21.fc7 SMP mod_unload 686 4KSTACKS ' should be '2.6.23.1-21.fc7 SMP mod_unload

Re: [Server-devel] Extreme Linux Server Available to North America

2008-04-30 Thread John Watlington
On Apr 29, 2008, at 7:00 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: 2008/4/30 Holger Levsen [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Tuesday 29 April 2008 22:41, Martin Langhoff wrote: If those same machines could be ordered with RAM ranging from 512 to 2GB... instant love ;-) -- add a fanless ext USB drive enclosure and

Re: [Server-devel] Network Provisioning

2008-04-25 Thread John Watlington
On Apr 25, 2008, at 8:29 AM, Stefan Reitz wrote: Hi Y'all, On Fri, 2008-04-25 at 14:57 +1200, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 2:38 PM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Proposed change to the hardware spec: From one to four access points may use an simpler

[Server-devel] Fwd: Network Provisioning

2008-04-24 Thread John Watlington
On Apr 24, 2008, at 10:57 PM, Martin Langhoff wrote: On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 2:38 PM, John Watlington [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Proposed change to the hardware spec: From one to four access points may use an simpler switch, connected to the server over a 100 Mb/s link. From five

[Server-devel] Collaboration between schools

2008-04-23 Thread John Watlington
I learned more about the network built by the MED in Peru for their schools. Each school is in its own VLAN, and cannot route to the other schools, only to the Internet and to MED servers. They have good economic reasons for encouraging this, but it means that inter-school collaboration will

Re: [Server-devel] AP association, and mesh behaviour

2008-04-20 Thread John Watlington
And has been directly reported as #6872 On Apr 18, 2008, at 5:11 PM, John Watlington wrote: This problem is believed to be the same as #5459. http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5459 On Apr 16, 2008, at 10:23 AM, sulochan acharya wrote: Do you know whether it's just a UI thing, or does it mean

Re: [Server-devel] AP association, and mesh behaviour

2008-04-18 Thread John Watlington
This problem is believed to be the same as #5459. http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/5459 On Apr 16, 2008, at 10:23 AM, sulochan acharya wrote: Do you know whether it's just a UI thing, or does it mean that the antenna is still scanning? How can we tell if it is? (and is the scannign costly

Re: [Server-devel] GSoC: XS admin interface design plan

2008-03-23 Thread John Watlington
This combines monitoring with configuration. Perhaps a clearer split at the top ? Some monitoring should be open (as long as privacy considerations are taken into account). I see no need to configure iptables. We are open by default, we only run iptables to redirect for transparent proxy