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" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> on Sun, Sep 14, 2003 at 04:38:50PM +0200, Arnt Karlsen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
> On Sun, 14 Sep 2003 03:40:40 +0100,
> > "Karsten M. Self" <email@example.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
> 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.