Steffen Grunewald steffen.grunewald at aei.mpg.de
Thu Dec 16 15:19:43 CET 2010

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 01:23:03PM +0200, Toomas Tamm wrote:
> You can move the apt cache to a NFS-mounted disk with enough space.
> A gigabit ethernet connection is highly recommended.
>            Also, only one installation may be in progress at
> any given time: the install cache is shared between the hosts.

Bad idea.
My typical situation is tens of install clients.
And I don't see the point of reading files via the network (HTTP, or NFS)
just to write them back over the network.

On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 12:41:25PM +0100, Thomas Lange wrote:
> If you use NFS access to your Debian mirror, the packages will not need
> any space under /var.

That's a good point. Now if I only could remember why I didn't do this before...


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