[distcc] distcc boot disk

Laurence Anderson l.d.anderson at warwick.ac.uk
Fri Feb 21 11:46:10 GMT 2003

On Thursday 20 Feb 2003 10:51 pm, you wrote:
> 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.

Ok, i'll look at that, and and iso.


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