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Lessons Learned, Again

Aug 08, 2008, 14:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Douglas Eadline)

"...As we started to work on building the min-clusters, Jesse mentioned that he purchased two Intel GigE NICs for each node so we could play with some of the driver parameters and see how they compared to the on-board NVidia NICS. Simple enough, we’ll just set the node Intel NICs to PXE boot and be on our way. As the nodes booted we waited for the Intel BIOS message to appear so we could set PXE booting. It never showed up. Checking the BIOS boot options, there was no indication the card was even present."

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