Software bundle installs all MogileFS components on Ubuntu/Debian

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Wed Oct 11 22:54:36 UTC 2006

There are debian/ directories in subversion, but they might've bitrot a
bit since our Debian expert no longer works here.  We occasionally update
them and rebuild debs for mogstoreds and such, but they're a bit lacking
in some areas.... but I forget how.

On Wed, 11 Oct 2006, Arthur Bebak wrote:

> I've put together a tar file with all the software pieces you need to install
> the full complement of MogileFS software on Ubuntu/Debian.
> The tar file has all the Perl modules you need, a script which will apt-get
> all the needed packages, instructions for checking out the subversion
> copy of the latest MogileFS trunk, and a makefile which will install the
> whole thing in one go.
> The purpose of this bundle is to basically take a fresh Ubuntu 6.06 Server
> install and with a few commands turn it into either a storage node,
> a tracker node, or perl client node for an existing MogileFS cluster. All you
> need to do is modify the config files, start the daemons, and you're all set.
> It's a quick hack I just put together this afternoon and is not really
> the most elegant thing, but it does the job. What's really needed is
> a Debian package which does all this. Maybe there is one out there that
> I don't know about?
> You can download the tar file here from (select the file and
> hit the little blue arrow):
> Download ubuntu-mogile-bundle-1.0.tar.gz, untar it, and follow the instructions
> in the INSTALL file.
> Improvements and suggestions are most welcome.
> --
> Arthur Bebak
> abebak at

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