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Re: [vox-tech] Lugod Demo Computer Software suggestions?
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Re: [vox-tech] Lugod Demo Computer Software suggestions?


  Short answer: dhcp server, available.

... actually the main motivation for the mirror is really so that missing 
stuff can be installed at a moments notice.


  Well at I'm glad to see the patent for a network device which
facilitates installation of Linux across a network will be easy to 

On Fri, Apr 05, 2002 at 12:57:37AM -0500, msimons@moria.simons-clan.com wrote:
[...talking about installfests...]
>     I also got irritated at the lack of network access at the Davis
>   location so I've prepared a hard drive mirror of most relevant sites
>   and plan to bring that to the next one.

On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 06:47:24PM -0400, msimons@moria.simons-clan.com wrote:
>   (A complete debian/woody/i386 mirror is on it's way to the demo machine
> right now (the main benefit is if I forgot something we can install it
> without anytime without a network connection), but there are other
> perks like at the installfest this machine can act as a network install
> server, and general purpose archive of semi-current stuff).

On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 09:42:28PM -0700, Ken Bloom wrote:
> Since I'm sure the woody mirror is also intended for Installfests,
> DHCP would help greatly for that too.

On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 10:22:09PM -0700, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> I suggested a similar idea a while back and Peter volunteered me to setup
> my laptop has the DHCP server at IFs.  I've been to every single one of
> the IFs with my DHCP-ready laptop ever since... unless I couldn't make it
> for some reason (translation: done it once.)

On Thu, Apr 25, 2002 at 10:52:49PM -0700, ME wrote:
> This is what we do at our IF. I bring in my network hardened desktop (from
> 2 rooms away) and have it dole out IP via DHCP for the local wireless and
> wired networks. It is very fast (Full 100Mbps ethernet available at full

... sadly the drive I refer to in the first message above is the one that
started flaking out on April 1st about 6am, I'm amazed I've still not
purchased a replacement drive and backup solution, it is still sitting
nearby powered off.
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