[distcc] distcc boot disk

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Thu Feb 20 22:51:37 GMT 2003

On 20 Feb 2003, Laurence Anderson <l.d.anderson at warwick.ac.uk> wrote:

> When I was installing LFS a few weeks ago, I thought I'd use distcc to speed 
> things up a bit, by using some other computers too. However they are running 
> windows, so I created a bootdisk that loads a root image of distcc off the 
> network (as it would be too big to fit on a floppy) and executes it. It 
> contains distcc 1.1, GCC 3.2.2, Glibc 2.3.1.
> http://www.warwick.ac.uk/~esvld/imageBoot/

Very cool.  Well done.  In particular loading over HTTP is probably
much easier than requiring TFTP or NFS.

Can I ask you to put up the scripts you used to create this, or (if
you did it by hand) some documentation?  Other people might want to
customize or update it later.

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