Thanks Jordi, that was what I was looking for.
> El Tuesday 05 February 2008 15:44:09 Chris Fanning va escriure:
> > Hi,
> > I'm new on the list but I have had some success using casper on etch.
> > We would like your opinion on a cluster setup that we're think of.
> > The idea is to boot all diskless servers over the network using a
> > single filesystem image.
> > Does that sound like a good idea?
> I dont have measures about that, but in the practice creating and using live
> S.O.'s the delay of decompressing the image is not significant. But, there is
> a little delay mounting it,
> I believe that the gain for the processor to not use a squashfs image can be
> lost by the server reading more data on the disk and transporting it by the
> When the latest squashfs with lzma does work, squashfs will become even more
> > We have managed to do it in the workshop using a squashed filesystem,
> > but we would like to avoid the overhead and use instead a non-squashed
> > filesystem.
> > I've been trying to do it, but I'm not having much luck.
> > How is it done?
> create a filesystem in a live path is easy,
> make a directory in the live media path with the extension .dir and copy there
> all the OS.
> mkdir -p live/filesystem.dir
> cp -av chroot/* live/filesystem.dir/
> a file named filesystem.squashfs is not required, live-initramfs search for
> compressed files and directories with predefined extensions and any name.
> In this manner that decompressed filesystem should work,
> > Thanks.
> > Chris.
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