5.3: /stand/ versus /rescue/ ?
Jose M Rodriguez
josemi at freebsd.jazztel.es
Thu Oct 7 23:12:55 PDT 2004
On Friday 08 October 2004 07:38, you wrote:
> Jose M Rodriguez wrote:
> > On Thursday 07 October 2004 05:40, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> >>/etc/rc.d/initdiskless should not be using either
> >>/stand or /rescue.
> > Compressed tarball are the most standard and secure way for net
> > boot and are in real use.
> > My 2x250 GB HD doesn't have any problem with the 2 MB stand.
> But it does have problems with the few dozen KB of
> uncompressed tarball?
Neither. My scripting need to know what is the required format. I
think this matters on initdiskless roots.
But expect POLA claims on this. Get a cluster safe working is not as
easy as you can expect. And any downtime have really expensive cost.
Check any change on this with a real initdiskless setup before. Also,
speak loud and clear (HEADS-UP).
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