[Planetlab-devel] Plnode.txt on MyPLC 4.3
soltesz at CS.Princeton.EDU
Mon Oct 19 15:59:01 EDT 2009
Were you able to get this to work for your needs?
On Oct 12, 2009, at 9:17 AM, Thierry Parmentelat wrote:
> Then what you need is
> GetBootMedium (auth,nodename, 'node-floppy','',)
> which is available through the API
> On Oct 12, 2009, at 2:37 PM, Dennis Schwerdel wrote:
>>> The current usage is to download a full CD or USB booting medium; in
>>> other words, rather than having to download 2 items ( one being the
>>> plnode.txt, and the other being the generic CD or ISO), people now
>>> only need to download one, that is node-specific and has plnode.txt
>>> embedded; it makes everybody's (techs and admins) life easier, as we
>>> have much fewer out-dated boot media..
>> We have a different boot process. The nodes use PXE boot to request
>> their boot
>> files, i.e. a generic boot image for all nodes and a custom overlay
>> containing only the plnode.txt.
>> So we need the plnode.txt. Extracting it from a iso file is a bit
>> compared with simply downloading it.
>> Is it possible to restore the old options?
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