[CentOS] Re: Upstream vendor's diskless vs LTSP

Fri Apr 18 16:09:38 UTC 2008
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

on 4-18-2008 1:38 AM Fajar Priyanto spake the following:
> Hello all,
> I have a customer that insists of using upstream vendor's diskless 
> (system-config-netboot) rather than LTSP. The reason is that he wants to use 
> a 100% packages from the vendor, not from LTSP or any other party.
> I try the vendor's diskless system, and although it's very simple to setup, it 
> lacks the support and/or documentation whereas LTSP is very good in it.
> Another sample is that he wants to connect a scanner to the client, I doubt it 
> can be, since there's no documentation about it at all from the vendor.
> Is there any fundamental difference between the two setups?
> Thank you.
The big difference is that the LTSP package was set up to overcome the 
limitations of the pure upstream version.

Have a look at K12ltsp.org. They have a version based on Centos-5. Maybe it 
will fill your need.

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