Lenny-x64-variants-2.3

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A new maintenance strategy of reference images was defined during the physical meeting CT-63. See New maintenance strategy of reference images for descriptions.

This page describes the 2.3 version of all variants of reference environments based on Lenny version of Debian distribution for x86_64 machines. It intends to explain how this environment was built and how to use it with Kadeploy.

Contents

Identification sheet

Lenny-x64-variants-2.3

  • Based on: Debian version lenny for amd64
  • Reference file: /grid5000/images/lenny-x64-variants-2.3.tgz at Nancy (md5sum is )
  • Valid on: griffon , graphene, (to be tested for the rest)

Kernel version 2.6.26-2-amd64 from Debian for amd64/em64t

Authentication

  • Remote console: enabled on ttyS0 at 34800 bps
  • Services: ldap:yes (on nfs, big), nfs:yes (on nfs, big)
  • Accounts: root:grid5000

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Misc

Build

From this version, Chef is used to generate all variants of reference environments. See the Environment Management page to see the building process of the environment.

This release is also a bug fix to the previous lenny-x64-variants-2.2 environment. The bugs bug #2857,bug #3259, bug #3541, bug #3551, and bug #3586 were adressed.

Highlights

This sections intend to highlight the various points you should know about these images.

New variant

A new variant of reference environment is defined: lenny-x64-min-0.8. This is a debootstrap for Grid'5000.
The minimum of packages possible are installed on it.

Postinstall archives

The postinstall archive is debian-x64-variants-2.3-post.tgz.
variants : base, big, nfs or xen

For lenny-x64-min-0.8, the postinstall archive is debian-x64-min-0.8-post.tgz

Recording environment

Recording environment can be done from a description file. So we create lenny-x64-variants-2.3.dsc:

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name : lenny-x64-base
version : 5
description : https://www.grid5000.fr/mediawiki/index.php/Lenny-x64-variants-2.3
author : support-staff@lists.grid5000.fr
tarball : /grid5000/images/lenny-x64-base-2.3.tgz|tgz
postinstall : /grid5000/postinstalls/debian-x64-base-2.3-post.tgz|tgz|traitement.ash /rambin
kernel : /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.26-2-amd64
initrd : /boot/initrd.img-2.6.26-2-amd64
fdisktype : 83
filesystem : ext3
environment_kind : linux
visibility : public
demolishing_env : 0

Add the new environment to kadeploy3:

kaenv3 -a /grid5000/descriptions/lenny-x64-variants-2.3.dsc

variants : base, big, nfs or xen

Deployment

Sites Clusters/Variants Lenny-x64-min-0.8 Lenny-x64-base-2.3 Lenny-x64-big-2.3 Lenny-x64-nfs-2.3 Lenny-x64-xen-2.3
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  • Checks
    • First, all packages must be verified : all packages from lenny-x64-variants-2.2 should be in lenny-x64-variants-2.3.
    • Drivers for ethernet cards, Infiniband, Myrinet
    • Open MPI (on big variant)
    • LDAP, NFS mounts (on nfs, big)
    • Kaconsole
    • SSH connection
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