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Re: [K12OSN] Openmosix users?



On Tue, 16 Mar 2004, norbert wrote:

>Hi Eric,
>
>I would love to see OM incorporated into the K12LTSP & actually what 
>would be more attractive, with the availability of fast thin clients, is 
>to have a Knoppix type clustering available> This would really make 
>great use of the additional computing "power" of the thin clients.
>
>Again any help I can contribute.
>
>norbert

Obviously I didn't finish last night ;-)

Other issues came up and I'm just now getting back to it. I have a
working config, but have not had enough sleep to be able to QA it
properly!

I'll post what I have tomorrow night. Thanks Norbert!

-Eric

>eharrison mail mesd k12 or us wrote:
>
>>On Mon, 15 Mar 2004, norbert wrote:
>>
>>>Hi Eric,
>>>
>>>OK what would you like to know ? I've run probably every imaginable 
>>>configuration with clusters, how can I help ?
>>>
>>>norbert
>>>    
>>Execellent!
>>
>>If I post the work I've done so far, would you be willing to 
>>critique it? I'm pretty close to having something usable, maybe
>>will have something worth showing by the end of the night.
>>
>>My main goal is to see if this technology can be deployed in such
>>a way that it would be useful for the average K12LTSP user. By 
>>that I mean they would install the packages, maybe make a single
>>change to the lts.conf file, and it "just works". 
>>
>>The second half of the work I'm doing is making it easy (or at
>>least easier) to keep LTSP clients in sync with the openmosix
>>releases. It has been a LONG TIME since I've updated my openmosix
>>packages, the process is too much of a pain. 
>>
>>So if you add the two up, I'd like to see an easy-to-use default
>>configuration that would also be a decent base for more complicated
>>configurations.
>>
>>-Eric
>>
>>  
>>
>>>eharrison mail mesd k12 or us wrote:
>>>
>>>    
>>>
>>>>Today I started work on building new openmosix packages.
>>>>
>>>>A few people have mentioned that they are using openmosix in a K12LTSP
>>>>environment with great results.
>>>>
>>>>If you are using K12LTSP+openmosix, would you be so kind as to post
>>>>your experiences? I'm interested in knowing your configuration, i.e.
>>>>are you using oMFS and if so how are you syncing uids, what is your
>>>>hardware - just clustering servers, or throwing clients into the mix?
>>>>
>>>>-Eric



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