[rescue] Anyone interested in a Sun E3000?
magnus at yonderway.com
Wed Dec 6 09:38:41 CST 2006
Sridhar Ayengar wrote:
> How would I go about burning an mkcd on my workstation from the server?
> Use mkcd to create an image, transfer it over, and then burn it on the
With several pSeries 570's in my farm (with more coming) and several
pSeries 520 workstations (they call them servers but we use them like
workstations), and dozens of LPAR's, I don't think I've ever felt
constrained by lack of decent DVD writing capabilities on the pSeries
hardware. I've got a Linux workstation on my desk with a decent
DVD-R+/- and burn everything from there. If I need to build an .iso on
an LPAR, over gigabit ethernet it only takes a couple of minutes to ftp
the .iso to my workstation. I rarely ever need to actually create an
.iso from the LPAR though.
Somewhat unrelated... I'm not a Gentoo fan but building Gentoo on the
bare iron of a brand new 570 is a fun process and an educational way to
do burn-in on new hardware. Also nothing quite like seeing 16 POWER5
cores (2 hardware threads each) building giant apps from source in a few
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