[Beowulf] Problems installing ROCKS
Joseph L. Kaiser
jlkaiser at fnal.gov
Mon Apr 17 15:31:09 EDT 2006
First, beowulf is an indirect way to get your Rocks questions answered.
You should be posting here: npaci-rocks-discussion at sdsc.edu. The Rocks
developers are on this list.
Second, how did you verify your media. With MD5SUMs?
Does this error occur during the install of the frontend or a compute node?
How much memory does the fronend have? How big are the disks?
You have a mixed frontend/compute node environment. What are you
attempting to install on the frontend? Are you going to install the
i386 on the frontend and then follow the cross-kickstart instructions in
the user guide?
kario at bu.edu wrote:
> Problems installing ROCKS
> We're trying to install ROCKS cluster on a flat network with one
> managing node (HP DL360 g3, 1x3.06 GHz Xeon
> ) and 2 compute nodes (HP DL 145, 2x2.4 GHz Opteron 250).
> When trying to install ROCKS we get this error at 80%:
> " Error installing fonts-xorg-75dpi Can indicate media failure, lack
> of disk-space or hardware problems
> Fatal Error. Verify media"
> We have verified the media and checked the disk-space as well as the
> 1) How can we configure a flat network in ROCKS?
> 2) What does the error mean? 3) The two compute nodes do not have
> CD-ROM nor floppy disk. How can we install ROCKS on one of these
> machines if
> we instead choose one of these as managing node?
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