[Beowulf] centos5 as cluster os
tjrc at sanger.ac.uk
Sat Feb 16 00:32:05 PST 2008
On 16 Feb 2008, at 12:02 am, Joe Landman wrote:
> With Ubuntu (Debian for all intensive porpoises) you pull your
> kernel source, make changes, patch what you need/want, build your
> config (all of which you have to do on the others anyway to make
> sure it will build correctly) and
> CONCURRENCY=4 make-kpkg buildpackage
> and whammo, a working, correctly built, linked, set up .deb . You
> didn't even have to think hard.
> It just works.
Yes, make-kpkg is a real winner. Combine it with debarchiver running
on a server somewhere to automatically build your own APT repository
(as we do) and you can build a kernel package, upload it to your local
repository with dput, and then apt-get install it on all your
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