Fai as a Rocks substitute?

Thomas Lange lange at informatik.uni-koeln.de
Mon Jan 26 11:30:29 CET 2009

>>>>> On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 21:48:13 +0100 (CET), "Adrian Gibanel Lopez" <agibanel at alumnes.udl.cat> said:

    > In my university they have been working with Rocks OS for some years.
    > I have shown how FAI works and the class concept powerfullness and he has
    > told me that this was Rocks 2!.
Yep, I also think that you can use FAI to replace Rocks. Rocks is a
collection of usefull software packages for a beowulf cluster. This
can also be done with FAI. Butwith FAI you will have much more freedom
to modify this cluster installation. AFAIK Rocks can't be configured
that freely as FAI.

regards Thomas

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