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Re: Is AMD64 Debian port suitable for production servers

Karl Hegbloom <hegbloom@pdx.edu> writes:

> On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 14:17 -0700, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
>>  Perhaps for a very important
>> production server you should have both a staging system and the real
>> thing, so that you can test updates on the staging box before putting
>> them onto the deployment server.  Maybe that could be done with a
>> chroot?  Has anyone tried something like this in real life?
> Doesn't 'rpm' have some sort of rollback feature?  It would cool to have
> something like that for 'apt'/'dpkg'...  perhaps all you really need to
> do is back up the conffiles, and 'dpkg-repack' or simply keep backups of
> the relevant files in your /var/cache/apt/archives?

Use lvm snapshots.


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