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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Re: GCC: Request for help to get cluster booting!

  • Subject: Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Re: GCC: Request for help to get cluster booting!
  • From: Michael Walma <michael [ at ] walma [ dot ] org>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2008 09:56:49 -0400
On Sunday 21 September 2008 01:31:24 Richard Cook wrote:
> OMG - It booted!!!!!!
> I had made two changes from the last test:
> - commented out tftp entry in /etc/inetd.conf
>    and started /etc/init.d/in.tftpd (forgot to before)
> - Rebuilt the sis900.zlilo file at ROM-O-Matic.
>    I did not remember all of the options I selected the first time
>    but I am sure I selected MORE this time and the file is smaller!
> The only problem is that the node stopped at a 'boot:' prompt until I
> pressed Esc.  I thought I had configured it to NOT stop.  fix later.
> pxelinux.0 loaded fine this time and then it copied the files and booted
> fine!  Okay, not so fine, I have to tweak it some more but it gave me a
> login prompt and let me in!  Woo hoo!
> Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!
> Now, if I boot another node will it conflict with the second?
> i.e. I don't think I setup the files for multiple NFS mounting properly.
> Comments and questions welcomed as I start digging deeper.  :)
> Richard
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One behalf of those who have been watching this thread with interest, could I 
ask you to post a summary once you have it all working?  I'm sure it would be 
of general interst.  I'm planning something like this myself and would love 
to have it all in one place.