Node boot disk to designate eth0
becker at scyld.com
Wed Apr 3 22:37:23 EST 2002
On Wed, 3 Apr 2002, Eric Miller wrote:
> Subject: Node boot disk to designate eth0
> is there a switch I can pass to the node floppy routine that will cause the
> node to boot using a designated ethernet adapter? I have one onboard 10mb
> adapter and a PCI 100 mb adapter (eth0), but the node tries to connect
> throught the onboard eth1. I cannot disable the onboard adapter in BIOS
> (compaq :( ), so I need pass a pararmeter at boot time to use eth0. Can
> this be done?
The Scyld system tries all interfaces (using RARP) to find a master.
That allows the system to work with all network topologies.
To avoid using finding the master on eth1, just don't connect that
interface to a master.
Donald Becker becker at scyld.com
Scyld Computing Corporation http://www.scyld.com
410 Severn Ave. Suite 210 Second Generation Beowulf Clusters
Annapolis MD 21403 410-990-9993
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