monte boot fail

Kenneth Blair kblair at
Fri Jul 18 17:41:06 EDT 2003

Having problems installing some nodes to an existing scyld cluster.

Scyld Beowulf release 27bz-7 (based on Red Hat Linux 6.2)

I run   # beoboot-install 62 /dev/hda

Creating boot images...
Building phase 1 file system image in /tmp/beoboot.22389...
ram disk image size (uncompressed): 2116K
ram disk image size (compressed): 792K
Kernel image is:    "/tmp/beoboot.22389".
Initial ramdisk is: "/tmp/beoboot.22389.initrd".
Kernel image is:    "/tmp/.beoboot-install.22388".
Initial ramdisk is: "/tmp/.beoboot-install.22388.initrd".
Installing beoboot on partition 1 of /dev/hda.
mke2fs 1.18, 11-Nov-1999 for EXT2 FS 0.5b, 95/08/09
/dev/hda1: 11/25584 files (0.0% non-contiguous), 3250/102280 blocks

Added kernel *
Beoboot installed on node 62

BUT..... when I reboot the box, it fails on the phase 1 load with a "
"mote_boot fail  invalid argument"

Has anyone seen this before???

thanks  -ken

Kenneth D. Blair
Initiative for Bioinformatics and Evolutionary STudies
College of Engineering (Computer Science)
University of Idaho
Phone: 208-885-9830
Cell:  408-888-3579

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