[Beowulf] ATX on switch

Tomislav Maric tomislav.maric at gmx.com
Sun Oct 4 09:44:40 PDT 2009

John Hearns wrote:
> 2009/10/4 Tomislav Maric <tomislav.maric at gmx.com>:
>> @John Hearns
>> Thank you! I've been looking around and I new there must be some kind of
>> power supply for multiple motherboards. That's exactly what I'll need
>> when the time comes for scaling.
> Tomislav, this is not a true power supply for multiple motherboards.
> There was a company in the UK, Workstations UK, which used to build
> clusters from multipl emotherboards in an enclosure, which had a shard
> power supply.
> These days people buy blade enclosures!
> However, do please use a mains PDU with these IEC plugs for any installation.
> Plugging systems into many, many wall outlets is ugly.
> Re. the chassis intrusion, this simply MUST be an option in your BIOS.
> My advice, and this goes for anyone, take a monitor and spend a half
> an hour going through all BIOS options.

I just spent half an hour in BIOS. :) Still, I couldn't get to it before
 I've reset the RTC, for some strange reason I got the chassis error.
Now it's solved. Thanks.

I'll use the PDU as soon as I gather up some money. ;) Still a student. :)

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