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This environment has been marked as deprecated since 3 June 2013. Please consult the Environment_Management#Deletion_and_Deprecation to know what it means for this environment.

This page describes the 2.3 version of the big environment based on Lenny version of Debian distribution for AMD64/EM64T machines. It intends to explain how this environment was built and how to use it with Kadeploy.
This page is inspired from Lenny-x64-variants-2.3, and Lenny-x64-big-2.2.


Identification sheet


  • Based on: Debian version lenny for amd64
  • Reference file: /grid5000/images/lenny-x64-big-2.3.tgz at Orsay (md5sum is e5870c72c1a5386c287935dcf39a8a23)
  • Valid on: bordeplage , bordereau , borderline , adonis , edel , genepi , chicon , chimint , chinqchint , chirloute , capricorne , sagittaire , graphene , griffon , gdx , netgdx , paradent , paramount , parapide , parapluie , helios , sol , suno, pastel , violette

Kernel version 2.6.26-2-amd64 from Debian for amd64/em64t


  • Remote console: enabled on ttyS0 at 34800 bps
  • Services: ldap:yes, nfs:yes
  • Accounts: root:grid5000




Please refer to the page Lenny-x64-variants-2.3 to consult how this environment was build.


The version of the variant, as well as the date where it was generate are stored within the file /root/release

Terminal.png node:
cat /root/release
Wed Apr  6 11:35:01 CEST 2011

Recording environment

Recording environment can be done from a description file. So we created the environment description file /grid5000/descriptions/lenny-x64-big-2.3.dsc:

name : lenny-x64-big
version : 5
description : https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Lenny-x64-variants-2.3 
author : support-staff@lists.grid5000.fr
tarball : /grid5000/images/lenny-x64-big-2.3.tgz|tgz
postinstall : /grid5000/postinstalls/debian-x64-big-2.3-post.tgz|tgz|traitement.ash /rambin
kernel : /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-amd64
initrd : /boot/initrd.img-2.6.26-2-amd64
fdisktype : 83
filesystem : ext3
environment_kind : linux
visibility : public
demolishing_env : 0

What's new ?

This section presents the differences between the current version of this variant and the previous version of the same variant.
These difference are expressed in terms of packages.

Here is the table listing packages present only in each version.

lenny-x64-big-2.2 ( 16 ) lenny-x64-big-2.3 ( 6 )
avahi-daemon, libcwidget1, libdb3, libdb4.3, libdb4.4, libdevmapper1.02, libgnutls13, libgpmg1, libiw28, libldap2, liblzo1, libmpich2-1.2, libnss-mdns, libopencdk10, libopencdk8, mpich2 firmware-bnx2, ipython, mawk, python-central, python-pexpect, xstow

You can always consult the complete list of all the packages installed in each environment with the command :

Terminal.png node:
dpkg -l
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