Subject: Re: Clean installation problems
To: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 02/07/2003 17:11:55
David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 04:48:02PM -0500, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > David Laight <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Maybe, but I've got two installations (the other one is for a diskless
> > > system where I had to fill /etc by hand because 'postinstall' left
> > > it largely empty) that have ended up running with it.
> > That wasn't postinstall. That was failing to use "distribution" with
> > build.sh. If you just do a "build" it won't fill etc. etc.
> No, it was an UNPRIVED build, DEST gets everything in it.
> The 'problem' was installing that in the root filesystem of the
> diskless client.
> Could I do a build without -U with uid != 0 straight into the
> root filesystem of the diskless client,
It will fail, but again, this is what "installworld" is for.
"build.sh -U distribution" to an arena. Then "build.sh -U installworld"
as root to the diskless client's partition.
Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org