[Sugar-devel] sugar and nfs
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Wed Aug 5 02:28:25 EDT 2009
2009/8/4 Philippe Clérié <philippe at gcal.net>:
> OK! So I'm covered. :-)
Simon is using Sugar with NFS in schools, so in case of trouble he
(and others in this list) may be able to help.
> The trouble with common sense is that it is so uncommon.
> On Tuesday 04 August 2009 14:39:43 Luke Faraone wrote:
>> On Aug 4, 2009, at 12:04, Philippe Clérié <philippe at gcal.net>
>> > My immediate concern is that the usb stick starts up with a
>> > default user and there's no obvious way, from sugar, to change
>> > user names or even hostnames.
>> As it well shouldn't. Such tasks require system administrator
>> privlages and are beyond the scope of the Sugar UI at this time.
>> > Sure it can be done via the command line. No problem
>> > with that. But I have a nagging feeling that there maybe hard
>> > coded dependencies on some default user withing sugar.
>> That is simply not the case, people are happily running Sugar on
>> Fedora with a variety of hostnames and users.
>> Whether individual activity authors and vendors have bugs and
>> hard- coded paths is unknowable, but such things should be
>> reported in Trac.
>> NFS should be trivial, this *is* POSIX after all. You could even
>> use symlinks to a sshfs share with GmailFS running on a BSD
>> server for all Sugar is concerned.
>> Luke Faraone
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