[Sugar-devel] Local Collaboration with an ethernet bug 1113
caroline at solutiongrove.com
Sun Aug 2 21:16:08 EDT 2009
Please point me to the documentation a sysadmin would need to read to know
how to set up local collaboration and how it works.
On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 12:25 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
> [re-adding sugar-devel to CC]
> On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 17:09, Caroline Meeks<caroline at solutiongrove.com>
> > Hi,
> > I think anyone with 3 computers, 3 sticks and a cheap hub could try to
> > replicate. no need to be local.
> Why do you think that any computers and any cheap hub will display the
> same behavior? Collaboration on link-local (server-less) works for me
> always on the limited networking setups I have available.
> > I bought the 5 port version of this:
> > http://www.netgear.com/Products/Switches/DesktopSwitches/FS605.aspx
> Even if it's the same product from the marketing POV, differences on
> the parts, firmware and configuration can cause link-local
> communication work or not work.
> Without a local person who can use the same equipment you use, I don't
> know how we are going to be able to help you with this, even if we buy
> what we think is the same equipment.
> > I was not connected to the internet. My use case is classrooms and
> > where no wired internet access is available but we want to allow people
> > collaborate locally.
> This requires that the computers involved are in the same link-local
> segment. Do you know if that setup fulfils this requirement?
> > Thanks,
> > Caroline
> > On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org>
> >> On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 16:05, Caroline Meeks<caroline at solutiongrove.com
> >> wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> > This is an important priority for GPA for Sept. Its also something we
> >> > want
> >> > to work for conferences and expos where we demo. Any ideas?
> >> > For the GPA School I would like to set up 4-6 computers in the back of
> >> > classrooms. We may well not have internet to the classroom so I'd
> >> > the
> >> > cluster to collaborate locally with each other.
> >> >
> >> > I tested this at an Expo I went to recently. I had 4 laptop and I
> >> > connected them with ethernet cable to a netgear ethernet switch.
> >> > did
> >> > not see each other :(
> >> >
> >> > How can I make this work?
> >> We need someone with enough technical knowledge to communicate and
> >> help with debugging. Do you have someone with such profile near you we
> >> can work with?
> >> Regards,
> >> Tomeu
> >> > --
> >> > Caroline Meeks
> >> > Solution Grove
> >> > Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
> >> >
> >> > 617-500-3488 - Office
> >> > 505-213-3268 - Fax
> >> >
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> >> >
> > --
> > Caroline Meeks
> > Solution Grove
> > Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
> > 617-500-3488 - Office
> > 505-213-3268 - Fax
Caroline at SolutionGrove.com
617-500-3488 - Office
505-213-3268 - Fax
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