Changeset 9 for trunk/pxeconfig/README


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02/21/02 16:30:43 (20 years ago)
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sscpbas
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Fixes some typos. Thanks to Huun Stoffers

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    4 These is a release of the SARA utilities that we use to boot our nodes with
    5 PXE network cards. This was developed because we always want to use the
    6 PXE network card as our first boot device. With pxelinux which is a derivative
    7 of syslinux you can specify how the node must boot by a configuration
    8 file. This configuration is placed in, eg '/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg' directory.
     4This is a release of the SARA package of utilities that we use to boot
     5our nodes with PXE-enabled network cards. This was developed because we
     6always want to use the PXE-enabled network card as our first boot device.
     7With pxelinux, which is a derivative
     8of syslinux, you can specify with a PXE configuration file how the node must
     9boot.
     10This configuration is placed in, e.g. '/tftpboot/pxelinux.cfg' directory.
    911
    1012In our setup we have a default setup. The default setup is to boot from
    11 harddisk. When node boots it fetches the default configuraion file and the
     13harddisk. When a node boots it fetches the default configuraion file and the
    1214configuration file tells the node to boot from the harddisk. This setup
    1315is used for nodes that have already been installed by systemimager.
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    15 At SARA we have developed a strategy how to install a fresh node.
     17At SARA we have developed the following strategy how to install a fresh node.
    1618
    1719 1) The ip-address in our setup is known for the new node. So
     
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    4143  hexls)
    42       Is a utility that diplays a directory and if in this directory
    43       contains HEX files it will convert them to IP-numbers.
     44      Is a utility that diplays a directory, and, if in this directory
     45      contains HEX files, it will convert them to IP-numbers.
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    46 All this utilities are written in Python.
     48All these utilities are written in Python.
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