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Re: [vox-tech] debian virtual install



Quoting Gabriel Rosa (grosa@ucdavis.edu):

> I'd like to install debian into a non-/ directory on a server that'll nfs
> that directory to a bunch of diskless nodes. (booting from floppy or tftp)
> 
> Ideally I'd like to do this without having to install on a machine, then
> copy the contents of that drive into the server. Something like
> 
> dpkg --root=dir --admindir=dir/var/lib/dpkg --instdir=dir etc...
> 
> but using deselect (from scratch), or even better, through apt (also starting
> from scratch).

I may be missing something important, here (long day, up late), but 
wouldn't this be a perfect situation to use chroot?

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