March 11, 2004

The LDP Weekly News - March 10, 2004

Author: Machtelt Garrels and Y Giridhar Appaji Nag

The Linux Documentation Project Weekly News

Issue Number : 10
Publication Date : 2004-03-10

Table of Contents
1. New documents @ TLDP
2. New document proposals
3. Updated HOWTOs, FAQs and Guides
4. News in The LDP world
4.1. CONSOL and OSWC
4.2. TLDP editors list

5. HOWTO contribute to TLDP

1. New documents @ TLDP

* Not actually a new document, but Artemio I. Pavlo thinks it is now worthy
of the version number 1.0, and since all one-dot-ooooh's come here, his
is not exception. So here is the possibly nearly bug free
SquashFS HOWTO
.

2. New document proposals

* Kurt Swendson wants you to have a look at this
Beowulf Cluster HOWTO
. While we already have a
HOWTO about the same subject, he argues that the current document is
more of a broad background and introduction to clustering, it needs a
practical addition and his document is truly a how-to, with step by step
instructions. Secure access to the cluster is not covered yet.

3. Updated HOWTOs, FAQs and Guides

* Adrian Offerman's MMBase Installation HOWTO v0.2.5 contains minor
corrections and the Creative Commons copyright license has been adjusted.

* The LDAP HOWTO v1.09 by Luiz Ernesto
Pinheiro Malère covers v2.2.x of the OpenLDAP
package and has some general corrections.

* Anthony Lissot provided us with an update of the Partition HOWTO. V3.4.4 resolves the inconsistencies between
the HTML and XML formats and the sections on LILO placement has been
updated along with the swap size discussion.

* Updated code examples in the Custom
Linux Porting Guide
by Shie Erlich. This guide is intended as a worksheet
and general advise to porting Linux to a custom PPC board. It highlights
pitfalls and critical points in the porting process.

4. News in The LDP world

4.1. CONSOL and OSWC

Es.tldp.org links to an article by Ismael Olea that summarizes the
regional meetings for free documentation in Mexico and Malaga. Ismael was at
both meetings and presented some of his work there; you can find the links in
the article.


4.2. TLDP editors list

The TLDP reviewers and editors are on their list at . In
case you are interested, you can browse through their archives at the editors
mailing list archives.

5. HOWTO contribute to TLDP

The Linux Documentation Project (TLDP) is working on developing free, high
quality documentation for the GNU/Linux operating system. If you want to help
TLDP, consider joining .

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The LDP Weekly News is compiled and edited by Machtelt Garrels and Y Giridhar
Appaji Nag with help from several other people.

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