Diskless & Thin Systems

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Mon Mar 20 18:10:01 GMT 2006

On Mon, Mar 20, 2006 at 06:33:44PM +0100, Martin Kreiner wrote:
> the right approach for a "out-of-the-box" diskless client would be a ro shared
> nfs and unionfs.

It is conceptually tempting; however, our experiments showed that unionfs
over NFS was an unstable configuration.  That's why our thin client
implementation doesn't use it, though the code is still there and can be
switched on via the configuration file.

 - mdz

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