Scyld Newbie question

Clarke L. Jeffris clarke.jeffris at
Fri Jun 1 05:10:00 PDT 2001


This will be my first post to the list.  ...and definitely not my
last.  We/I am at the bottom of the cluster learning curve
looking up at the moment.  We now have an 8 node cluster.  I'm
installing Scyld.  My question is regarding the partitioning.  By
using the default partitioning scheme it doesn't make use of the
full capacity of my cluster.  I attempted to manually partition
the but upon doing so nothing loaded, i.e. all the Scyld
components failed to load. I have 5 drives on the master.  Four
of which I wanted to configure as a RAID and the fifth, just a
stand alone drive. Also, my slave nodes each have three drives
which I would like to make use of, but again the default setup
doesn't do that.  

That said,  what would be the proper procedure for partitioning
the Master and slaves?  I must have missed something.

Clarke L. Jeffris
Computer Specialist
US Dept of Commerce
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
4301 Rickenbacker Cswy
Miami FL, 33149

Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics.  
I can assure you that mine are still greater.
--Albert Einstein

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