Re: How to build Debian Linux cluster?
On Thu, May 07, 1998 at 05:15:26PM -0600, Kenneth L. Summers wrote:
> > Could you please give more details about that. Imagine I need to update some
> > package (perl for example) on 6 nodes simultaneously, what do I do?
> It was posted a week or so ago, but here's what they said:
> a) Install one machine with all the packages you like.
> b) Get the selection with
> dpkg --get-selections > my.selection
> c) Install the next machine
> Quit dselect after you specified the access method
> d) Add the selection from the other machine with
> cat my.selection | dpkg --set-selections
> e) Run dselect to install the files Or if you need batch mode
> mount /pub/debian under /mnt and then
> cd /mnt
> dpkg -iGROEB hamm/hamm hamm/contrib hamm/non-free
That's good for selecting packages but if you are
just updating the things, my suggestion would be a
local mirror and apt-get update && apt-get upgrade &&
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