NFS Boot

Michael Tsang miklcct at
Sat Jan 16 19:56:16 PST 2010

On Sunday 17 January 2010 00:34:00 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?
> Should Tmp  be local rather than on the NFS root?
> Any suggestions on what to keep local would help.
> Thanks.

I recommend you to put 
on the NFS and other things on an initramfs. Then you can configure init to 
probe for an IP address automatically and you can create a diskless 
workstation with / mounted on initramfs
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