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Discussion in 'Distributed Computing' started by Oldbenwa, Feb 27, 2005.

  1. Oldbenwa

    Oldbenwa Gawd

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    Just wanted to let everyone know, this is one heck of a guy!!! We just spent a couple hours IM-ing back and forth, so he could teach me some basics in Linux (cause I don't know much), so I could get his sweet fold-server working on my crappy hardware. You guys that have farms, or are thinking of starting farms, really need to look into his distro.

    Thanks again u_m!!!

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  2. Carnival Forces

    Carnival Forces [H]ardness Supreme

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    sorry, but it's way too late/early for me to actually read the web page (although i did click the link, surprisingly enough)

    ...what does your "fold server" do?

    and unhappy_mage is quite the cool guy :)

    well whatever it is you do, congrats. :)
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  3. Oldbenwa

    Oldbenwa Gawd

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    Ya, I think it is a little late for you. :p

    It's actually u_m's fold-server, and what it does is allow clients to boot over a network, not needing their own operating system, to fold.

    And congrats/thanks need to go to unhappy_mage, definetly not me.

    Oldbenwa
     
  4. unhappy_mage

    unhappy_mage [H]ard|DCer of the Month - October 2005

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    Thanks, Oldbenwa! I had fun getting it working, and I'm glad to hear you're enjoying it!
    Allows you to boot a bunch of diskless machines over a network. The savings of not having to buy hard drives is pretty good, if I do say so myself.

    Anyone else who wants to try it out, I now know what problems exist in fold-server, and I'll be releasing a new version sans problems fairly soon. Look for it in a week or so.
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