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Re: Debian install server

On Tue, 2003-01-14 at 23:45, Richard Atterer wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 02:42:59PM +0000, sday42@onetel.net.uk wrote:
> > However I am limited by space and bandwidth and ftp mirroring
> > is impractical, so I use jigdo to download the 3 dvd images (I
> > use the testing release), loop mount them then NFS export them.
> Why do you think ftp mirroring is impractical? In your case, ftp or rsync
> mirroring is the right choice, IMHO.

Probably even better: use apt-cacher or one of the other proxying
scripts. You should end up using less bandwith than when you download
all dvd images (You only download each package once, and you only
download a package if it's actually used somewhere).

-- vbi

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