Re: [vserver] Link file in host to guests

From: DaniŽl W. Crompton <daniel.crompton_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue 02 Apr 2013 - 11:26:53 BST
Message-ID: <CALKmEuDHYaU48Xd9oZHFfhHjMr5jGMv0s-XQqfJrF9VWmdjAgg@mail.gmail.com>

I have no idea what file you want to share, so I don't know how relevant my
answer is.

In the past to preserve space on some hosts I would have a single guest
/usr/ dir in my host mounted loop ro in each of the guests on that machine,
in this way I could update all the guests /usr directory without needing
to. I assume that this could be a solution to your problem, even if you
only want to share one file.

D.

On 28 March 2013 23:43, Roderick A. Anderson <raanders42@gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a need (desire actually) to link a file in the host system into
> selected guests.
>
> The file will not be static. Updated about every minute.
>
> Currently I have the script that generates the file copy it to the guests
> but it seems such a brute-force method. The guests only need to read the
> file.
>
> I tried a soft link from the host but got errors. (I tried it last week
> or before and much has happened since so I can't remember the exact error.)
>
> Any ideas, pointers, clue-sticks?
>
>
> TIA,
> Rod
> --
>

-- 
blaze your trail
-- 
DaniŽl W. Crompton <daniel.crompton@gmail.com>
<http://specialbrands.net/>
<http://specialbrands.net/>
http://specialbrands.net/
<http://twitter.com/webhat>
<http://www.facebook.com/webhat><http://plancast.com/webhat><http://www.linkedin.com/in/redhat>
Received on Tue Apr 2 11:27:22 2013
[Next/Previous Months] [Main vserver Project Homepage] [Howto Subscribe/Unsubscribe] [Paul Sladen's vserver stuff]
Generated on Tue 02 Apr 2013 - 11:27:22 BST by hypermail 2.1.8