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Re: [Linux-cluster] Diskless Shared-Root GFS/Cluster

On Tuesday 30 January 2007 17:50, isplist logicore net wrote:
> I saw a few posts from some working on this. Has anyone gotten this to work
> properly? My nodes simply do not need their hard drives, it's a waste of
> power and hardware since I have plenty of central storage. I would like to
> remove drives from nodes and boot the cluster diskless.
> I've seen the open shared-root project and such but those seem to be about
> building the entire cluster. Since I have the cluster going, I'm looking
> for information on how I can convert my nodes to diskless.
> Thanks for any information you can provide.
> Mike
There are quite a some people (increasing every day) using open-sharedroot 
clusters in productive environments with loads of different applications. I 
also wrote a MiniHowto and some other docs (have a look at 
www.open-sharedroot.org) to give assistance.

As Mike Hagmann already stated it is not a trivial task to build up such a 
cluster (as it's not a trivialtask to build up any type of productive 
clusters, but isn't that a reason why we are doing all that ;-) ) but the 
MiniHowto should help you on the one hand and on the other hand you can get 
more help from open-sharedroot or us at ATIX (www.atix.de). If you like.
Feel free to ask.
Regards and have fun
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