[Beowulf] Should I go for diskless or not?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Fri May 15 11:58:15 EDT 2009


On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 10:00:14AM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:

> With the advent of buzz words^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Htechnologies like the  
> cloud(TM)(c)(SM)*, I have a sense that stateful (disk based) installs  
> are a thing of the past.

The cloud environments that I have observed all used heavy-weight OS
installs.

BTW, for the past year I've run a modern kernel in RHEL 5, there were
no unusual issues. You have to be careful with your config file. I
took the one from Fedora.

-- greg




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