Scyld Slave Node Installation
Shawn M Becker s02
s02.sbecker at wittenberg.edu
Mon Mar 18 12:22:13 PST 2002
>===== Original Message From Donald Becker <becker at scyld.com> =====
>On Thu, 7 Mar 2002, s02.sbecker wrote:
>> I am trying to setup a small cluster with the Scyld Beowulf disk. In the
>> beosetup window I see the mac address of the slave node in the unknown
>> and drag it to the confirm area and click apply, but nothing happens. The
>> slave remains stuck at "sending rarp requests".
>What Scyld version? Which driver?
>The usual problem is forgetting to click 'apply', but you seem to know
Thanks for the response. I am using version 27BZ-8, based
on RH 6.2.
I am using a 3c95x driver for an 3com 905 card. Do I need to
different driver? I will try the aliasing trick.
>One possible problem with older releases: if you have certain specific
>3Com cards the driver may not have reset the transceiver correctly which
>results in Tx but no Rx. But this is rare...
How do you fix this problem?
>> Some concerns I have are that I only have one ethernet card... the
>> cluster is not connected to the outside world, and I am using a
>> Linksys hub instead of a Fast ethernet connection.
>A neat trick for a single NIC in the master is to use IP aliasing.
>Install with "eth0" as the external interface, and "eth0:0" talking to
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