NFS Boot

Andrew Benton b3nton at
Sat Jan 16 09:08:14 PST 2010

On 16/01/10 16:34, Mikie wrote:
> Hello,
> I am converting my LFS to NFS boot by coping files to the NFS root.
> My question is:
> Would it be better to create a local hard drive swap and file system for
> certain root dir?

It would be easier for / to be on a local filesystem, that way you have 
all your networking tools available and you don't need to create an initrd

> Should Tmp  be local rather than on the NFS root?

Personally I mount a tmpfs on /tmp it stays in ram and disappears on reboot


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