[Beowulf] Diskless cluster provisioning/installation
vclinton at msn.com
Thu Nov 5 18:40:13 PST 2015
XCat is long in the tooth now. I'd take serious look at WareWulf. I've used WW and was happy with it:
> From: samuel at unimelb.edu.au
> To: beowulf at beowulf.org
> Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2015 10:52:54 +1100
> Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Diskless cluster provisioning/installation
> On Wed, 4 Nov 2015 05:15:10 PM Matthew Wallis wrote:
> > xCAT is still fairly popular.
> This is what we use here on our IBM and Lenovo gear (and previously our SGI
> gear too) for statelite (diskless nodes booting RAMdisk with NFS mounts for
> certain files & directories that we want to preserve information in such as
> GPFS config, Slurm logs, etc).
> All the best,
> Christopher Samuel Senior Systems Administrator
> VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
> Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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