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Commit d7df0d9e authored by Jay Lepreau's avatar Jay Lepreau

Tell people not to worry about the apparent mismatch between

the tar file names containing FreeBSD-4.10, and the 4.11 version
of FreeBSD they are running.  (This puzzle does happen.)
Other nits.
parent c5e1110c
......@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ space to hold them:
on what you want to make available.
You may want to enforce quotas on the user-writable filesystems. This is the
main reason you'd want to keep them in separate filesystems (ie. so people can
main reason you'd want to keep them in separate filesystems (i.e., so people can
have different /users/ and /proj/ quotas.)
Note also since /share is exported read-only, FreeBSD requires that it be on
......@@ -61,9 +61,9 @@ symlinks to the appropriate places. ie., if you make one big filesystem called
ln -s /z/proj /proj
... etc.
Do *not* create any users yet, and just log in a root for the time being.
Our software will create users later, once you get boss set up. If you
already created users, then delete them with the "pw" command and make sure
Do *not* create any user accounts yet, and just log in as root for the time being.
Our software will create user accounts later, once you get boss set up. If you
already created any users, then delete them with the "pw" command and make sure
the home directories for them are removed as well.
##### Step 1 - Installing packages
......@@ -71,7 +71,14 @@ the home directories for them are removed as well.
To make sure that you're running with versions of software from the ports
collection that are known to work with our software, and to save you hours
of compile time, we provide pre-built binary packages of the ports required
by Emulab. Download the packages tarball from:
by Emulab.
(Do not let the names of the following tar files bother you, e.g.
"FreeBSD-4.10" or the apparent 20041102 date stamp. These are indeed
the correct files to use with FreeBSD 4.11 and with the current (May 2005)
Emulab distribution.)
Download the packages tarball from:
http://www.emulab.net/downloads/FreeBSD-4.10-20041102.tar.gz
......@@ -138,8 +145,8 @@ Utah so that we can fix it up. If it succeeds, follow any other
instructions it may have. The script will tell you to reboot the machine,
but you can wait until after you do the next step to do so, if you want.
(You may have to set the executable bit on this script, since configure won't -
I'd like to get this solved at some point.)
(You may have to set the executable bit on this script, since configure won't;
we'd like to get this fixed at some point.)
You should be aware that, among other things, this script sets up sendmail, and
sets up password-less 'sudo' for anyone in the 'wheel' group. If you don't want
......@@ -154,7 +161,7 @@ object directory.
(Note: If you're logged in as root, /usr/local/bin, where gmake lives on
FreeBSD, may not be in your path.)
If you'll be using Cyclades boards to use the ops as a serial console server,
If you'll be using Cyclades or similar boards to use 'ops' as a serial console server,
you'll also want to do a 'gmake tipserv-install' in the object directory. In
addition, you'll need to build a custom kernel with the appropriate driver (you
may even need to get patches from Utah for some boards). You'll also need to
......@@ -165,7 +172,7 @@ set up a few things (not yet automated), described in doc/adding_nodes.txt .
Optional. The ops-install script set up some mailing lists for the email
addresses you set up in the defs file, in /etc/mail/lists . If you want to run
these mailing lists off your ops node, you can put some people in them now.
These are just standard sendmail list files - a list of addresses and/or
These are just standard sendmail list files: a list of addresses and/or
archive files, one per line. If you chose to use archive files, give a path
to the file you'd like sendmail to stick all correspondance in, and create
this file.
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