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September 7, 2010

Debian installation on cluster

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Hello everyone,

I have an old cluster [30 nodes, specs on each node[2GHz processor, 512MB RAM[[. The nodes have Debian 2.0 installed and I want to upgrade all nodes to Debian 5.0 stable version.

Is there a painless way to do it other than taking each node out, attaching it to a monitor to it and installing by DVD ?

The cluster is used mainly for computation purposes, so we don't need any desktop packages on it, only development libraries and programming languages.

Can anybody point me in a helpful direction to proceed.

Thanks a lot.

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