From: Roderick A. Anderson (raanders_at_acm.org)
Date: Thu 10 Oct 2002 - 12:55:28 BST
On Wed, 9 Oct 2002, Cathy Sarisky wrote:
> I'm spawning ~200MB vservers, POST unification. Of course, that
> includes (ununified) source code and compiled executables for
> PostgreSQL and AOLserver, in addition to all the usual stuff you might
> want on a server.
> RPMs that can DEFINITELY go:
> anything firewall related (requires iptables/chains/etc)
> kudzu <-- evil. May hang during vserver start if the vserver user turns it on with chkconfig.
> Anything related to the sound card (duh.)
> Anything related to burning CDs (duh. But I got both on my last dedicated server installed by the server provided, so watch for it.)
> almost anything involving networking or the kernel.
This is great, but ...
> I prefer to trim down than build up, since there's always something I
> want that I'll miss if I try to build up.
you know what would be greater? Yup, your idea (rpm list) of a trimmed
down vserver install. :-)
It is so much easier to throw rocks than to build. Mind you, I wouldn't
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