[nSLUG] Time to upgrade the server OS...

M Taylor mctylr at privacy.nb.ca
Wed Sep 22 17:35:13 ADT 2004


On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 11:03:57AM -0300, Dop Ganger wrote:
> On Wed, 22 Sep 2004, M Taylor wrote:
> 
> > Actually these systems are (physically) remote workstations where it is very
> > expensive to send any IT staff or contractors to the site.
> >
> > I really do want advice on remotely configuring KDE settings (especially
> > when the window manager dies, or settings are seriously messed up).
> 
> Assuming you have sufficient bandwidth to pull the initial image, use
> systemimager, then dupe up a box locally. Make the changes on the dupe
> box, update the systemimager image, then run updateclient the remote
> workstation to update the image. I suspect you'll need to stop X while you
> do the update, though.

The systems are imaged before shipping to the remote sites. The
links are typically 128Kbps with data traffic up to 80+Kbps.

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