booting from usb pen drive
James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Mon Nov 24 19:40:38 EST 2003
At 04:51 PM 11/24/2003 -0500, Donald Becker wrote:
>But bottom line is that booting is no longer a hotly-debated cluster
>issue. Essentially every current system has PXE network booting.
Every "x86, wired ethernet" cluster has PXE booting.
>Approaches such as BeoBoot stage 1 or USB booting are only needed for
Or for clusters built with some other processor (still COTS, but not
necessarily "currently sold x86 mobo in the consumer/office market" COTS).
> With x86 machines you can use PXE to do BIOS
>updates, hardware diagnostics, or boot the machine as a cluster node,
>all without touching the hardware.
James Lux, P.E.
Spacecraft Telecommunications Section
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 161-213
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena CA 91109
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