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Re: [suse-autoinstall] is an autoinstall repository built with links possible?
  • From: Anas Nashif <nashif@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 18:20:16 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200307011420.27566.nashif@xxxxxxx>
On June 26, 2003 02:43 pm, Richard Bos wrote:
> The following situation:
> Copied the cd's to harddisk. An install of this repository is succesfull.
> In this case the mounted directory is: /ftp/distrib/suse82/base
> On the same machine suse's updates are being mirrored into:
> /ftp/distrib/suse82/updates
> From the 2 directories (base and updates) I've created a "latest"
> repository, using relative links. Path to that directory is:
> /ftp/distrib/suse82/latest.
> However, during installation the directory /ftp/distrib/suse82/latest is
> mounted and for this reason the links made in that directory are going
> nowhere. The directories updates and base are not visible.
> A solution is to copy all the files. But is it possible to have suse mount
> /ftp/distrib/suse82/ but to use the path /ftp/distrib/suse82/latest??
I would create a directory for 8.2 under which I will also copy the updates.
Multiple sources using different pathes and protocls is possible, however it
is very complex and needs some configuration on the server side. See


> Looking forward to suggestion.
> --
> Richard Bos
> Without a home the journey is endless

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