[IAEP] Live CD collaboration problem
wad at laptop.org
Fri Aug 29 10:16:31 EDT 2008
On Aug 25, 2008, at 12:34 AM, Joel Stanley wrote:
> Hello All,
> Bill Kerr <billkerr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> However, Sugar's collaboration software layer is not being detected
>> Any suggestions on how to fix this problem?
> With some time Bill said he might be able to organise a local school
> server, or set things up so that the students have access to external
> jabber servers, but I thought that using the adhoc features of Sugar's
> collaboration would be an easier solution.
> My understanding of the sugar presence stuff is limited, so forgive me
> if I'm talking nonsense. The machines receive an IP from the school
> DHCP server. We want to force the presence service to use salut
> instead of looking for the unreachable jabber server. Can we hack
> this into presenceservice.py? I also saw the 169.254 hardcoded
> into linklocal_plugin.py, is this relevant?
This should just work. I've certainly tested XOs running on AP based
networks collaborating without a school server. There are strong
limits on the number of laptops you can run this way, but you should
be able to get over twenty collaborating.
The problem almost certainly lies in the LiveCD image.
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