On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 1:42 PM, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@...> wrote:
> Daiajo Tibdixious posted on Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:52:15 +1000 as excerpted:
>> I forgot about the dependent packages. I might forget about separating
>> system & world & just backup all the binpkg's
> FWIW, that's pretty much what I do here (but with all packages together,
> not separate @system/@world). I use FEATURES=binpkg and have a separate
> binpkgs partition, then a second partition of the same size that I mkfs
> and copy everything from the first one to, every so often.
> Binpkg partition size is now 8 gigs. 3 gigs works if you clean out all
> the old binpkgs regularly (eclean), and I ran 4 gigs for awhile, but I
> run the kde betas (as of yesterday, 4.8.80 aka 4.9-beta1) and like to
> keep plenty of room for the last upstream-stable I had (4.8.3) plus the
> last and current betas, and found 4 gig a bit tight for that, so when I
> upgraded disks, I doubled the size to 8 gigs, tho 6 probably would have
> done as well.
> Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs.
> "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
> and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman
I got FEATURES=buildpkg already, and run eclean regularly, and
planning to back up to 8G USB drive, so should work.
I only have the 1 drive. My case doesn't have enough power plugs for
more than 1. :(
so no raid for me. (No rich enough for a better 1)