756Re: problem Installing packages with ipkg on HD
- Feb 2, 2005Ok talking to myself on this one but I am again a step further but
not there.... my /opt is not a symbolic link but a real dir.
Does that matter? Can I just copy /opt to the HD data partition and
then create a symbolic link?
--- In email@example.com, "shoppergroups" <spacev@g...>
> Ok I found that:
> Normally, the /opt where packages are normally installed, is
> into the /conf partition of the harddisk. This /conf part isusually
> small. One way to deal with the space problem is to copy thecontents
> of /opt to a subdir of the data partition, then change the symlinkto
> there, and presto! you can use as much space of your HD forpackages
> as you like.<spacev@g...> wrote:
> But how does that translate to shell commands. I am fairly new to
> linux and I dont want to screw my box up. Thanks.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "shoppergroups"
> > Hi guys,
> > I got my vsftp and dropbear runningand installed on the NSLU
> > with no drive attached.
> > No that everything works I hooked up my HD and I now want to
> > appWeb, Java, iTunes server, qmail. My guess is that I cant fitall
> > that stuff on my NSLU internal flash disk so I would like toinstall
> > it on the HD.something about
> > The problem, I dont know how!
> > I read you can use -d <dir> but that did not work. Said
> > destination does not exist. But the dir was there.no such
> > I read that I should have an ipkg.conf in my /etc but there is
> > file on my entire system. I also read that there is an ipkg-linkapp
> > to link the other install dirs but that isnt either on my NSLU2.
> > What is going on? How do I do that? ipkg update works fine, I
> > installed dropbear and vsftp with it.
> > running 3.17
> > Thanks.
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