[Beowulf] Request for comments: diskless cluster
Jorge Salamero Sanz
bencer at cauterized.net
Mon Dec 10 03:50:03 PST 2007
I'm going to move a 42-nodes beowulf to diskless mode (currently all local
Which system / tools do you recommend to manage the client-images ?
I was thinking on a debootstraped dir shared as NFS root. The differences
between the nodes (/etc/hostname, /etc/fstab, /etc/exportfs ...) could be
managed with unionfs.
Debian has a couple of tools that could help (live-helper for making custom
images) but maybe lessdisk would be more suitable. Which one do you use ?
How do you manage this kind of cluster setup ?
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