[linuxbios] Re: The Great Cheap EPIA contest.
wmertens at cisco.com
Thu Oct 9 04:03:01 CEST 2003
On Wed, 8 Oct 2003, David Hendricks wrote:
> Case: http://www.axiontech.com/prdt.php?item=34633 $72
> EPIA 8000A: http://www.axiontech.com/prdt.php?item=34667 $91
> Factory installation: $25
> Total: $188 per node, plus S&H. Plus we have to flash the BIOSes ourselves
> which would be a hassle since we can't just boot off a Clustermatic cdrom.
Can't you just do a network boot? These epias do pxe out of the box right?
Shouldn't be too hard...
In a cluster environment you could host the PXE server on the cluster and
anything that gets attached will be converted automatically :) (As long as
it PXE boots out of the box)
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