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Re: [nslu2-general] CPAN install on Debian slug

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  • Peter Campion-Bye
    On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 11:10:50 +0100 (CET), Ingo Flaschberger ... Thanks for the suggestion Ingo, I transferred the contents of the USB stick to a
    Message 1 of 3 , Nov 30, 2010
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      On Mon, 29 Nov 2010 11:10:50 +0100 (CET), Ingo Flaschberger <if@...>
      wrote:
      > Dear Peter,
      >
      >> My 'install Bundle::CPAN' has been running for over 4 days now, does
      >> anyone have any idea how long it will actually take?
      >> The slug is de-underclocked (266 bogomips) and I've given it an extra
      >> half gig of swap on the USB stick.
      >> Anything else I can do to speed things up?
      >
      > installing to usb takes really long - try to install at a hard disk and
      > also swap to disk.
      >
      > copy whole system to disk and then back:
      > raw: dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb
      > or better:
      > tar: tar cflp - . | ( cd /mnt ; tar xfvlp - )
      >
      >
      > Kind regards,
      > Ingo Flaschberger

      Thanks for the suggestion Ingo, I transferred the contents of the USB
      stick to a mobile disk and the install completed overnight.
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