jerome.warnier at chello.be
Wed Mar 13 13:36:32 CET 2002
Thomas Lange wrote:
>>>>>>On Wed, 13 Mar 2002 12:36:18 +0100, Jerome Warnier
<jerome.warnier at chello.be> said:
> > I don't quite understand how FAI "composes" his filesystems when
> > installing Debian and the "installation filesystem" on the
> > server (NFS). I read in the manual that is uses apt-get? How
> > could I find the script or the explanation of that?
>make-fai-nfsroot is called for creating the nfsroot on the install
That's a nice a pretty fast answer. I like it!
I will take a look!
>potato has a base2_2.tgz file which is extracted then apt-get is
>called in a chroot environment. If using woody the command debootstrap
>is used before callung apt-get.
My question was specific to Woody, but I didn't mention it.
And what if the client architecture is different on your nodes than on
your FAI server?
Say, you want to install a bunch of Alpha machines in a cluster, but the
server is IA32 (cheaper disks array)?
>Does this answer your question ?
Mostly yes, but I'm afraid you'll have to answer more! ;-)
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