[TUHS] RFS was: Re: UNIX of choice these days?
gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Sat Sep 30 02:46:16 AEST 2017
On 09/29/2017 02:59 AM, Andreas Kusalananda Kähäri wrote:
> My main work setup today is actually a diskless (X11-less) OpenBSD
> system. It's just something I set up in a VM environment to learn how
> to do it (I'm on a work laptop running Windows 10, as I need Windows
> for some few work-related tasks), but it works just fine and I have no
> reason to change it. For one thing, it makes backups easier as they can
> run locally on the server.
I think you're the first person that I've seen say "I am" and not "I
used to" regarding diskless.
Can I ask for a high level overview of your config?
I am guessing dhcp and / or bootp, combined with tftp for kernel image,
and NFS for root.
> OpenBSD has this "dpb" thing ("distributed ports builder",
> /usr/ports/infrastructure/bin/dpb, http://man.openbsd.org/dpb) that
> does distributed building of 3rd-party packages. It does exactly this,
> sharing the sources over NFS.
Grant. . . .
unix || die
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