diskless 72 node
pauln at psc.edu
Fri Aug 4 06:52:44 PDT 2000
I thought CPlant used what they called the 'scalable unit',
which is comprised of 8 diskless compute nodes and one "fileserver"
which exports root and does other maintenance tasks.
On Thu, 3 Aug 2000, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > we are planning a 72 node Beowulf cluster with diskless nodes.
> > We managed to get the grant for it, but the corresponding
> > referee doubts that a diskless cluster of this size can work.
> > He wants us to find a working "reference installation"
> > before we actually can spend the money.
> The 1,024 node expansion to CPlant at Sandia has (recently) booted. It has 1
> disk on 1 system.
> -- greg
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