[SoaS] The boot helper CDs will be a maintainability issue
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Wed Oct 7 18:42:23 EDT 2009
We ran into a bug at GPA where we made a new spin and it ended up with a
newer version of the Kernel then the boothelper had. The result was
everything worked fine, except networking. It took us a long time to figure
out what was wrong.
1. We send kids home with computers and CDs and then a few months or a year
later the school upgrades SoaS. We can send home new CDs but its quite
likely that there will be confusion and some people will use the wrong CD.
2. A day care center serves several elementary schools. At some point the
schools are running different versions. (Now this would be a nice problem to
So its not a critical issue but its worth thinking about.
There is a solution, Bill found a different kind of boot helper that boots
one kernel then boots the USB. The issue is it takes about a minute longer
then the current boot-helper. I'm not sure if its worth the tradeoff or
not. It maybe in some cases.
Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
617-500-3488 - Office
505-213-3268 - Fax
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