Thomas Lange lange at informatik.Uni-Koeln.DE
Wed Oct 22 11:00:28 CEST 2003

>>>>> On Wed, 22 Oct 2003 00:22:49 +0200 (SAST), Ludwig Schwardt <schwardt at dsp.sun.ac.za> said:

    > subroutines-linux, to not much avail. I guess the problem arises
    > from the huge package lists install_package tries to handle at
    > once - not a good idea IMO.  Can't remember, is this fixed in
    > 2.5?

You can use the variable MAXPACKAGES to limit the number of packages
that are passed to apt-get in one call. The default is set to 4711.
Set this variable in fai.conf or in a file class/*.var.
regrads Thomas

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