[scyld-users] Scyld-Beowulf 2 server cluster on RH Linux 8.x
with Raid + Hotspare + IC-Radius/FreeRadius + MySQL.
becker at scyld.com
Fri Jan 3 13:56:01 PST 2003
On Fri, 3 Jan 2003, Marnix Petrarca wrote:
> forgive me if this cross-over question is partly due elsewhere - I really
> do need some assistance here, or advice at least. Flame me at your leisure!
> I have the following setup in mind: I just ordered the basic Scyld-Beowulf
> CD from Linux Central to start testing next week, and I have inquired a
> number of quotes for a 2-server mountrack situation, with RAID-1/5+
> Hotspare configuration, on SCSI (probably Adaptec) RAID-controllers and
> drives. I am planning to run Red Hat Linux 8.x as an OS, on which I
> presumably can install all the necessary Scyld RPM's, or at least update
> the software that comes with the (2001?) Scyld CD from linux Central.
That's a very old version of the software.
You won't be able to use the RPRMs with Red Hat 8.0
> The plan is to run a 2-server fail-over config running as a primary daemon
> either FreeRadius or IC-Radius, which processes I plan to manage with the
> cluster software from scyld. If it can be done I do not know - but the docs
> suggest it may.
Yes, it can be done. The professional version of the software includes
the user-level tools and documentation that makes it much easier.
Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation http://www.scyld.com
410 Severn Ave. Suite 210 Scyld Beowulf cluster system
Annapolis MD 21403 410-990-9993
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