DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2004-09
Re: installkernel/world to different directory
On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 03:38:54PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> A better solution would be to export your build machine's /usr/src and
> /usr/obj via read-only NFS. You then mount them on the target machines
> and installworld locally on each target machine. This is much safer.
I had tried the reinstall variants without much luck
> For that to work properly the absolute source and object paths must be
> the same. e.g. if your source is on /usr/src on the build machine it
> has to be on /usr/src on the target machine. If your source is on
> /fu/bar/usr/src on the build machine and it has a softlink from
> /usr/src to /fubar/bar/usr/src then you have to mount it as
> /fu/bar/usr/src on the target machine and have the same softlink.
Ahhh, this is why the previous attempt failed. With the above rule, it