[K12OSN] Adding another server as backup.
sudev at mantraonline.com
Wed May 11 09:02:53 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-05-10 at 22:49 -1000, R. Scott Belford wrote:
> Martin Woolley wrote:
> > As far as the load balancing goes, we did nothing special. Each LTSP server
> > was setup the same. Each is a DHCP server and each serves addresses in the
> > same network range. The client PXE boots, grabs an i/p address from which
> > ever server responds first and is loaded with a kernel. The second DHCP
> > request (for the NFS) may be served by a different server to that which
> > supplied the kernel.
> I find this very interesting. How evenly is the load balanced amongst
> the servers? Have you done any statistical analysis? Is natural order
> actually arising from this seemingly chaotic design? It is very clever.
> For more info see <http://www.k12os.org>
How is the home directory served? By a different backbone on all
Very interesting......Did I hear a collective gasp of all the load-
balancing scripting guys?
Do tell more.
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