[Beowulf] Re: Purdue Supercomputer - labeling Cables

Maurice Hilarius maurice at harddata.com
Thu May 8 06:39:16 PDT 2008


David Mathog <mathog at caltech.edu> wrote:
> What about labeling the cables?  My rack's nodes' ethernet and power
> cables are marked with the node's name at each end.  It was a low tech
> approach involving printing names, cutting paper into strips with
> scissors, and taping them on.  There are other types of label, many
> based on modified zip ties, but they still have to be applied by hand.  
>   
White shrink tube works very well. Is secure, and does not project or 
snag on things.
One may pre-write it.
Only downside is it has to be slipped over an end, so one has to pull 
the end out of a socket to apply.


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