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On Fri, Apr 11, 2003 at 01:16:32AM -0700, Miles Egan wrote:
> I help manage a linux compute cluster of about 1500 nodes. We run
> Redhat. Gentoo isn't even an option without something like kickstart
> and binary package support as good as rpm's.
I have experience of running a slightly smaller cluster, and I have
tried Gentoo on them. however no matter what distribution I did find the
most effective way since the machines were homogenous was actual system
If I want to reimage a machine, I just blast the MBR remotely, and then
we have them configured to netboot, and they netboot into a minimal
linux with some custom applications we wrote that do system imaging over
multicast on a fixed schedule.
Robin Hugh Johnson
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