[Beowulf] pxe boot an arbitrary distro from a CD drive on the headnode?
mathog at mendel.bio.caltech.edu
Wed Nov 3 08:18:36 PST 2004
rolf at anythinglinux.org wrote:
> David - Your best bet is to use ClusterKnoppix - a hacked version of
> knoppix which allows for a full openMosix cluster via PXE. This will do
> what you need, keep in mind that it does nfs mount the cdrom drive,
> which will take a while for programs to load. If you're interest I can
> write a howto on what needs to be done after the master(with the cd-rom)
But I don't want to boot ClusterKnoppix on the headnode - it's still
busy running the rest of the cluster. I only want to boot the
CDROM contents on the one failed node. Possible???
mathog at caltech.edu
Manager, Sequence Analysis Facility, Biology Division, Caltech
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