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Re: [OT] NFS locking with NFS-Root

To: Jan-Benedict Glaw <jbglaw@lug-owl.de>
Subject: Re: [OT] NFS locking with NFS-Root
From: Ladislav Michl <ladislav.michl@hlubocky.del.cz>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 11:20:22 +0100 (CET)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <20020115100503.K15285@lug-owl.de>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:

> I've got an Indy now, and I want to make it install (with the current
> debian dbootstrap) on a NFS root. So I first go to mount the NFS server
> to /target and then proceed with the installation. All .deb's get
> downloaded, but they cannot be extracted because dpkg can't lock
> /var/lib/dpkg/lock .
> 
> Dumb question: How do I make file locking (via fcntl(F_SETLK))
> functional?

place your lock files into the ramdisk.

        ladis


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