[scyld-users] Scyld-Beowulf 2 server cluster on RH Linux 8.x with Raid + Hotspare + IC-Radius/FreeRadius + MySQL.

Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Fri Jan 3 13:56:01 PST 2003

On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Marnix Petrarca wrote:

> forgive me if this cross-over question is partly due elsewhere - I really 
> do need some assistance here, or advice at least. Flame me at your leisure!
> I have the following setup in mind: I just ordered the basic Scyld-Beowulf 
> CD from Linux Central to start testing next week, and I have inquired a 
> number of quotes for a 2-server mountrack situation, with RAID-1/5+ 
> Hotspare configuration, on SCSI (probably Adaptec) RAID-controllers and 
> drives. I am planning to run Red Hat Linux 8.x as an OS, on which I 
> presumably can install all the necessary Scyld RPM's, or at least update 
> the software that comes with the (2001?) Scyld CD from linux Central.

Two points:
   That's a very old version of the software.
   You won't be able to use the RPRMs with Red Hat 8.0

> The plan is to run a 2-server fail-over config running as a primary daemon 
> either FreeRadius or IC-Radius, which processes I plan to manage with the 
> cluster software from scyld. If it can be done I do not know - but the docs 
> suggest it may.

Yes, it can be done.  The professional version of the software includes
the user-level tools and documentation that makes it much easier.

Donald Becker				becker at scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation		http://www.scyld.com
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