Yaboot thin client configuration

Don Venardos dvenardos at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 22 08:59:24 EST 2007

On 10/19/07, Paul Nasrat <pnasrat at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 19/10/2007, Don Venardos <dvenardos at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Is it possible to configure yaboot on a NewWorld imac G3 to be able to
> > select between Mac OS X, Mac OS 9, and a thin client LTSP login?
> > The LTSP login could be either be a netboot or run a local script that
> > performs the netboot process. I would like to configure this imac as a
> > thin client to an x86 Edubuntu server.
> To be honest this isn't yaboot but the first stage boot chooser script
> in forth and it's pretty trivial to do. Do you want the boot script
> installed on the machine or net booted?

It would be preferable to have it net booted but either way would work.

> > Is it possible to install yaboot without installing a linux distro, as
> > the linux option will only be a thin client option.
> Again you're not really installing the yaboot binary but a chooser
> script. If I give you a copy of  a script and install instructions,
> plus netboot guidelines for the ltsp setup are you able to test it
> out?

Absolutely, and if given a script I would have no problem modifying it
to get it to work. I could find no documentation to go by, but if I
have something to start with I can handle it.

Thank you greatly for your help.


> Paul

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