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Re: Bigsur?

To: Laurent GUERBY <>
Subject: Re: Bigsur?
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Thu, 21 May 2009 00:17:27 +0100
Cc: Manuel Lauss <>, Andrew Sharp <>, Jon Fraser <>, Andrew Wiley <>, "" <>, "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
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On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 10:21:09PM +0200, Laurent GUERBY wrote:

> > I rebuilt a whole Gentoo system from scratch natively over an NFSroot--
> > it was actually very painless; add distcc and the time to wait is a
> > lot shorter.
> One of the farm machine is a Marvell sheevaplug with root over NFS
> (gentoo based with marvell.git kernel) and it does multi user
> compilations all day long with no issue so far.

For your entertainment:

NFSv4 fixes alot of issues but is only slowly being adopted.  Also iSCSI
might be worth trying; it would completely solve all the NFS issues.


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