Client/Server - please straighten out the terms
randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 3 08:54:54 PST 2005
James Robertson wrote these words on 02/03/05 10:30 CST:
> BOX1 = Server. This is what you want your shiny new LFS on. Let's say
> for sake of this example that it is a desktop under your desk.
> BOX2 = Client. Let's say for sake of this example that it is a laptop
> on your desk.
> You ensure that all the pre-reqs are setup on BOX1 like packages,
> partitions, etc.
> BOX1 is doing all the hard work. It is parsing the profile you sent
> it. It is downloading package, compiling packages, etc.
[much of the explanation snipped, except for a point that confuses
Again, a nice explanation. Thanks, James.
However, one point of confusion. You say that you must ensure on BOX1
that pre-reqs are setup (packages). Then you say that later, after
the daemon is started and connected to the BOX2 client, that BOX1 will
So, what pre-req is there on BOX1 when you say the packages must be
rmlinux: [GNU ld version 126.96.36.199.2 20040727] [gcc (GCC) 3.4.1]
[GNU C Library 2004-07-01 release version 2.3.4] [Linux 188.8.131.52 i686]
10:50:00 up 10 days, 52 min, 8 users, load average: 0.06, 0.29, 0.25
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