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Installing and Using LTSP with OpenSSI

This document describes what has to be done for successfully running LTSP on 
SSI Cluster so that the LTSP client connections are load-balanced across 
nodes in the cluster using HA-LVS. If the LTSP terminals need not run X-windows
or one doesn't want XDMCP connection loadbalancing to happen in the SSI 
cluster, then just performing steps 1, 3, 5 and 6, in that order, will suffice.

1. Install SSI cluster

2. Follow README.X-windows and setup X to run on all nodes of the cluster.
   Note: Make sure that the /etc/X11/XF86Config has proper entries in the 
	 Screen, Monitor and Device sections to support all the nodes in the 
	 cluster. This is needed in order for the gdm/X to run on all nodes in 
	 the cluster.

3. Follow README.ipvs and setup ha-lvs on the cluster.

4. Run the following command on all nodes:
	setport_weight --start-port=177 --end-port=177 --weight=1

   To make this run automatically on each node when it boots, add the
   above line to the start() section of /etc/init.d/ha-lvs.

5. Follow README.nfs and setup NFS server on SSI cluster

6. Follow instructions in
   and install and configure LTSP on the root node of SSI cluster.

This page last updated on Wed Feb 9 21:42:05 2005 GMT
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