Procedure for Installing Undergrad Cluster - ugster.student.cs front-end and nodes

the minimum requirement to bring up a frontend is to have the following rolls:
  • Kernel/Boot Roll CD
  • Base Roll CD
  • HPC Roll CD
  • Service Pack Roll CD
  • Web Server Roll CD
  • OS Roll CD - Disk 1
  • OS Roll CD - Disk 2
The above rolls (iso images can be obtained from

Insert the Kernel/Boot Roll CD into your frontend machine and reset the frontend machine

Follow the instructions in FrontEndInstall and FrontEndConfigure and WaterlooSpecifics

Warning - you cannot run pbs and sungrid schedulers at the same time - so choose one - in this case we use sungrid

Home dirs are currently added manually.

To check on the cluster ClusterStatus

-- Main.echrzano - 07 Nov 2006

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