Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2005-08-17 08:56:05 +0200 \ Frans Grotepass: > > consider netboot and nfs root and nfs mounted dirs. > > it may be possible to export ram (think tmpfs) as nfs. > > you then can consolidate things on the server and copy > > what you consider important to stable storage. > > Well, I am looking at ssync as an alternative. The last time I used nfs was in > '99(*) and then it was a pretty messy approach when the network or server > went down. With an embedded system, the last thing you really want is the (I > guess old style by now) nasty NFS disconnect behaviour. well, your nfs server is of course a drbd/heartbeat cluster :) if you configure it nicely, you get transparent failover. I think many people on this list have similar setups and are willing to help and encourage you ... and you can write a decent drbd+nfs howto from your experience, and contribute it back ... ;-> -- : Lars Ellenberg Tel +43-1-8178292-0 : : LINBIT Information Technologies GmbH Fax +43-1-8178292-82 : : Schoenbrunner Str. 244, A-1120 Vienna/Europe http://www.linbit.com : __ please use the "List-Reply" function of your email client.