[Ubuntu-US-NM] EPC suggestion

Eric Krieger unmlobo at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 16:37:12 GMT 2008

I'll test it out tonight...via vmware...


Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
> Eric Krieger writes:
>> I think that caching packages is a great idea. A cool idea may be to 
>> carve out a bit of storage from the FreeNAS, once it is built, and mount 
>> the NAS share, via NFS, to /var/cache/apt on each of the workstations. 
>> That way there is a central area that all packages are shared and cached 
>> for all workstations to see.
> That's something I've wondered about -- since there's quite a bit of
> locking that goes on in apt (you never really know how much until it
> breaks and you have to find all the lock files...), is putting
> /var/cache/apt on an NFS share safe?  Or is there a possibility of
> corruption?  That would save me some space...

More information about the Ubuntu-us-nm mailing list