Friday Jul 31, 2009

Local Repository Mirror

In my previous entry I wrote about creating a portable version of the repository using a USB stick. That option is great for taking the repository on the road; however, a more practical use of this repository image to many of you may be setting up a local mirror. In this situation, you get the best of both words - fast access to the repository with continued access to updates as they become available.

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Repo on a Stick

A snapshot of the OpenSolaris release repository has been made available for download as an ISO image, where it can be mounted directly or transfered to a USB stick. This will certainly come in handy if you plan to travel somewhere with limited network access but would like access to the repository. In this entry I'll review setting up a USB stick, which gives you a portable repository.[Read More]
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