diskless Scyld or OSCAR beowulf setup?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Wed Feb 28 10:24:44 PST 2001

On Wed, Feb 28, 2001 at 03:33:52PM +0000, Dave Alden wrote:

> Is it possible to use the Scyld or OSCAR solutions in a diskless environment
> and I mean diskless -- no floppy, cdrom or hard drive.  :-)

Not exactly and no.

OSCAR requires a real harddisk.

Scyld requires either a network card that can boot, or some other
means of booting: disk on chip, CD-ROM, floppy. Odds are your
el-cheapo network card doesn't have PXE, but you can look.

-- g

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