List Archive: gentoo-performance
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Brian Kroth wrote:
> I recommend using your home server as a build server and hosting the
> portage tree there for the other clients to (auto)mount via NFS.
> There's some docs in the wiki on how to do this. It will free you of
> the need to be concerned about a separate portage partition on each of
> these other machines.
> Mikko Husari wrote:
>> Daniel Armyr kirjoitti:
>>>> i was wonderin, what kind of partition + fs table would be
>>> optimal on server and/or desktop. What are you planning on using the
>>> computer for? And when will you
>>> need the rapid disk access that raid0 gives you? --DA
>> Well, it is just for sake of wondering, and it would not hurt to have
>> the speediest system ever, even if i would ever need it. That
>> server/desktop part means that i have desktop computers and one home
>> server. It also means that id like to know if the setup would be
>> different. The kind of stuff im wondering is, what should reside on
>> separate disks to receive any system speedup, even in theory.
well, my experiences with distcc has not been quite nice, some of the
packages does not behave well with distributed compiling... or what did
you mean with buildsystem? and searching from portage over nfs is much
slower than searching local portage tree...
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