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Re: ..chroot-installs onto RAID-1 disks ,was: Evolving Debian from Red Hat



On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 01:04:51 +0100, 
"Karsten M. Self" <kmself@ix.netcom.com> wrote in message 
<20030916000451.GE18694@guildenstern.dyndns.org>:

> on Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 04:38:50PM +0200, Arnt Karlsen (arnt@c2i.net)
> wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2003 03:40:40 +0100, 
> > "Karsten M. Self" <kmself@ix.netcom.com> wrote in message 
> > <20030914024040.GA18694@guildenstern.dyndns.org>:
> 
> > > As I frequently say, the advantage of a chroot install is that it
> > > allows you to tackle one problem rather than two.  So while I
> > > haven't tackled your specific problem, I think you'll find it's
> > > not a show-stopper.
> > 
> > ..well, in my case, comparing it to the 15 minute RH installs, 
> > this is too damn close, I am missing some basic clue whack.
> 
> For those times when the install doesn't work, for whatever reason, a
> chroot is damned useful.  E.g.:  old HW, little space, no network, no
> CDROM....
> 
> So while I'd recommend a standard installation as first approach, a
> chroot install is a very handy trick to have up one's sleeve.

..ah, well.  It looks like I need to learn how to roll my own 
debootstrap, pointers?   I'm plan to drop ipchains for mdadm 
and other Raid tools.
-- 
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;-)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
  Scenarios always come in sets of three: 
  best case, worst case, and just in case.



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