Re: Debian "install server" setup
Preston Boyington wrote:
> On 9/12/05, Mark Lijftogt wrote:
>>I would start with FAI if I would be doing 1 installs a week. Anything
>>below that would need some carefull thought, simply because it is a lot
>>of work to set it up and to maintain your profiles that you create. I am
>>not sure if that is what you want.
>>Now, by "serving" I'm a bit lost. Apache is an webserver, and I'm not
>>sure where you want to go with "serving" debian or other distibutions
>>What do you want to exactly?
> I want to take a computer and by using a netinst cdrom (or USB key) point the apt.sources to my server and have it install from my local mirror. Then I want that computer to look at the local server for updates.
> Apache was suggested so I could probably create a "deb http://localdebianserver.com/mirror/pool/" entry in my apt.sources list and have the mirror directory shared.
Perhaps I missed the point, but don't you want to use apt-proxy for
offering this service?