[Beowulf] PXEBoot struggling

Duke Nguyen duke.lists at gmx.com
Mon Nov 19 19:47:10 PST 2012


On 11/19/12 10:54 PM, Duke Nguyen wrote:
> On 11/19/12 9:43 PM, Joe Landman wrote:
>> If you don't want the headache of re-inventing this wheel yourself, I'd
>> recommend the Warewulf distribution http://warewulf.lbl.gov/trac .  One
>> of the best around for this stuff.
>>
> On 11/19/12 8:04 PM, Tru Huynh wrote:
>> You could ease your way and try warewulf:
>> http://hpc.admin-magazine.com/Articles/Warewulf-Cluster-Manager-Master-and-Compute-Nodes
>
> On 11/13/12 4:20 PM, Jon Tegner wrote:
>> How are you planning to boot your nodes?
>>
>> I have used perceus (http://www.perceus.org/) and was happy with it.
>> There is also Warewulf (http://warewulf.lbl.gov or
>> http://hpc.admin-magazine.com/Articles/Warewulf-Cluster-Manager-Master-and-Compute-Nodes)
>> which I haven't used.
>
> Hum, since lots of recommendation on warewulf, I decided to give it a
> try. First impression is... wow, it is for SL6.2 and mine is SL6.3,
> should be very similar. Unfortunately after giving it a try, I realized
> that the article is a little bit old. For example, the repo download
> link should be
>
> # wget http://warewulf.lbl.gov/downloads/repo/warewulf-rhel6.repo -O
> /etc/yum.repos.d/warewulf-rhel6.repo
>
> Anyway, no big deal. I got everything as instructed until the step to
> create database using setup.sql:
>
> [root at localhost ~]# mysql warewulf < /usr/share/warewulf/setup.sql -p
>
> but unfortunately there is no setup.sql there. Setup.sql was removed:
> http://warewulf.lbl.gov/trac/changeset/1053#file0.

Got it now. wwinit and wwsh were introduced to replace setup.sql.

D.


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