[Beowulf] How to do a single network install

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sat Jun 21 05:10:20 PDT 2008

----- "Matt Lawrence" <matt at technoronin.com> wrote:

> I needed a quick way to signal back to the kickstart server that my 
> install was done and to boot from the hard drive next time.

Our "installnode" script on the management node just watches
the DHCP logs for the node requesting an address and sets it
back to localboot N seconds after it sees it.

If something goes wrong in the install we just rerun the
installnode script and reboot the node.

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
 P.O. Box 201, Carlton South, VIC 3053, Australia
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