[clug-talk] presentation topic for February

Nick W nickw77 at shaw.ca
Tue Jan 18 19:11:13 PST 2005


On January 18, 2005 03:23 pm, Travis Rousseau wrote:
> Hello I kina missed out on this due to a mail server problem last night
> but I could bring a 2Ghz computer to help with distcc and could use my
> laptop to!

I could help as well. My laptop runs Gentoo so would work nicely. Don't forget 
to give Jarrod your MAC for your wireless card, preferably don't post it to 
the whole list. He needs it to get you on DeVry's network.

>
> What about also showing the Vidalinux install on an older computer? its
> a gentoo based distro using anaconda as the installer, its still quite
> buggy but after the install shows what gentoo can do.
>
> Travis R.
>
> bogi wrote:
> > Hi Nick.
> > If a stage 3 fits better into the timeframe, than we go with that, The
> > knoppix-distcc disks have a good set of gcc compiles, and can be selected
> > during boot. So you only need to say the version number you will need.
> > I will start the foot-work regarding the compile-farm at DeVry , I hope i
> > can get that one.
> > On the other hand, anyone who has a laptop with wireless can chip-in with
> > the compile. That would make it a true ADP = Audience Driven Presentation
> > :-))
> >
> > Cheers
> > Szemir
> >
> > On January 18, 2005 10:05, Nick W wrote:
> >>On January 18, 2005 03:57 am, bogi wrote:
> >>>February is upon us. I understand we would have a GENTOO full install
> >>>with compilation. Using Distcc !
> >>
> >>by full install do you mean stage1? That's gonna take more than 30
> >> minutes. I was thinking maybe do a stage3 install, which would still
> >> require compilation of quite a few packages, and make it into a distcc
> >> presentation as well.
> >>
> >>BTW, watch the GCC version. Any variation can cause headaches.
> >>
> >>>I have prepared a set of disks with knoppix-distcc on them. We can use
> >>>that for the compile farm. It would also be a good idea to have 2 people
> >>>at hand to help with booting the compile farm.
> >>>
> >>>I can also bring a 4 port + wireless  10/100 hub/router for all to
> >>>connect to. while the install and compile goes on.
> >>>
> >>>Now that the deep-freeze is gone :-)
> >>>
> >>>Any comments, suggestions ??
> >>>
> >>>Cheers
> >>>Szemir
> >>>
> >>>
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