[Beowulf] Building new cluster - estimate

Matt Lawrence matt at technoronin.com
Thu Aug 7 23:52:55 EDT 2008


On Thu, 7 Aug 2008, Joe Landman wrote:

> Hmmm... I normally recommend avoiding their spec file unless you want to use 
> only their kernel and do minor tweaks from there.
>
> This said, I really recommend using
>
> 	make binrpm-pkg
>
> to generate the kernel/modules RPM and SRPM.  Then the grub update and the 
> mkinitrd can be scripted.  If you are daring, you can include those scripts 
> in the %post sections of the generated spec file (the make binrpm-pkg will 
> generate a spec file for you).

I really would like to have it all in one package.  It's too easy to get 
things out of sync when doing changes by hand.  I was figuring to find the 
appropriate sections of the CentOS spec file and use them.  As always, 
other suggestions are welcome.

-- Matt
It's not what I know that counts.
It's what I can remember in time to use.
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