upgrading from 6.1 to 6.2 with custom kernel

Martin Tournoij carpetsmoker at xs4all.nl
Sun Jan 21 17:17:19 UTC 2007

On Sun, Jan 21, 2007 at 11:45:36AM -0500, Jeff Royle wrote:
> Jonathan Horne wrote:
> >On Saturday 20 January 2007 20:58, illoai at gmail.com wrote:
> >>Terrific waste of bandwidth.
> >*shrug* i dont see it that way.  i see it as insurance that when i build kernels for 15 machines, 
> >they are all getting the cleanest sources possible, with absolutely nothing left over from a 
> >previous build.
> If you wish to sync 15 machines and plan on doing that a lot, it would benefit you to setup a 
> private cvs mirror.
> You use 1 machine as your mirror, it syncs say once a day or week or hour whatever off the main cvs 
> mirror sites.
> You then have your other machines sync off that.   This would ensure all your systems are kept in 
> line with the same src.
> This would save on bandwidth for both yourself and the mirror sites.
> Cheers,
> Jeff

Another possible solution would be to export your /usr/src directory
with NFS.

I use this for my src and ports directory, and it works quite well,
it's easy to setup, bandwidth friendly, and easy to maintain.

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