[Beowulf] Re: real hard drive failures
john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Wed Feb 2 11:38:38 EST 2005
>> > on that note, though - does anyone have comments about booting
>> > machines from flash?
> have you looked into booting from usb-flash? that would be very
> much dependent on bios, of course, but far more accessible.
Indeed, as Alvin says any system can be booted from a CF.
Some mini-ITX Cases come with a little slot, which makes changing
the CF card easy.
I agree with the USB comment - I always travel with a USB stick
which has Stresslinux on it.
This is a little distro which has lm_sensors, cpu_burn etc. on it,
Invaluable for the roaming engineer :-)
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