problem when booting the salve machine from floppy disk

Jag agrajag at linuxpower.org
Mon Mar 19 05:23:11 PST 2001


On Mon, 19 Mar 2001, David wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> 
> I've installed the scyld beowulf front-end machine from 
> RPMS. and I boot salve machine using a floppy disk 
> generated by beoboot program on front-end machine. 
> when the salve booting, It stoped at (looping at this step)
> Sending RAPP requests ...............
> screen. It seemed that there is no answer from front-end
> machine. But I found a file named "unknown_addresses" 
> was generated at the /var/beowulf directory on front-end
> machine. 

While you're booting the slave node, run 'beosetup' as root on the
front-end machine.  When the slave node starts sending out the RARP
requests, the MAC address will appear in the unkown column of beosetup.
Drag and drop that MAC address into the middle column.  Then hit
'apply'.  As soon as you do this, the front-end machine will recognize
the slave node and respond to the RARP requests.


Jag
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