Brad Fitzpatrick (brad) wrote,
Brad Fitzpatrick
brad

debootstrap

Rebuilt my desktop computer tonight, but preserving the old image just in case. So easy when you're netbooting!

Before my machine booted off 10.0.0.80:/home/diskless/papag and my mp3 player booted off /home/diskless/enty.

So, wanting to start fresh:

- mkdir /home/diskless/papag-2
- debootstrap sarge /home/diskless/papag-2
- add to /etc/exports
- restart my desktop.

So fucking easy. Why didn't I think of this before?

And now all my random configuration problems that have built up over the years are gone.

My next goal is to put my root filesystem on an ENBD block device, rather than NFS. (since it's not shared) Then just my /raid export (with media files and my $HOME) will be NFS.
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