channel bonding/trunking and diskless booting
Florent.Calvayrac at univ-lemans.fr
Mon Sep 15 06:05:59 EDT 2003
Daniel Pfenniger wrote:
> bvds at bvds.geneva.edu wrote:
>> I looked into this and decided that channel bonding could
>> not be done in a system with diskless booting unless there was a
>> separate network to handle the booting.
> Perhaps a naive suggestion, but what about bond0 bonding eth0 and eth1
> (say with network 192.168.1.0) and eth0:0 (with network 192.168.2.0) be
> used just
> for the booting network? What is the obstacle for such a configuration?
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then you should rewrite the PXE rom to support channel bonding...
why not have the last machine of your cluster with a disk
to use as a BOOTP server, then once all the cluster is booted
boot it as a node ? Or use an old Pentium 75 laying around as
a BOOTP server downloading a channel bonding enabled kernel ?
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