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Re: [ProgSoc] Challenge to ProgSoc members
> That's OK, though - you should be able to use an entirely different subnet
> for the Linux workstations. What's the Uni running? 192.168.*.*? In which
> case you can use the 10.0.0.* subnet, or whatever. You just need to be sure
> of what's there, so nothing gets stuffed :-)
Routers must not route these subnets - our linux PC will not be able
to talk to anyone.
> Why you can't compile the Linux kernel to use a Progsoc machine as an NFS
> server, using the "root file system on NFS" option for the kernel? That way
> you don't *need* a ramdisk at all. Then set up an NFS mount on one of the
> Progsoc machines and have everything read-only except the temp directory,
> or something :-)
Yep we were doing this with the SparcLinux machines before SCSI worked.
Even NFS swapping is possible but that is painful.
Anton Blanchard email@example.com
Computer Systems Engineering Student firstname.lastname@example.org
University of Technology http://www.progsoc.uts.edu.au/~anton/
Why is it raining fish in our sleeping quarters?!
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