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    Dual Boot: Windows Compute Cluster Server and Rocks Cluster Distribution

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    How to setup a dual boot with Microsoft's WCCS and X-ISS' Rocks Cluster Distribution
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      1

      File Name:

      Dual Boot_Solution_for_WCCS_and_Rocks_Cluster.doc

      Date Published:

      11/13/2007

      File Size:

      1.2 MB

        This white paper describes the installation and configuration of a high-performance computing (HPC) cluster for a dual boot of Windows® Compute Cluster Server (WCCS)* and Rocks Cluster Distribution (formerly called NPACI Rocks), an open source Linux distribution intended for HPC clusters. The method described focuses on manipulating a node’s master boot record (MBR) and boot loader. You can use this document as a guide for setting up your own dual-boot cluster, although you may need to modify the procedures described here according to your own particular hardware and software configurations.

        *The new version is named Windows HPC Server 2008.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Vista, Windows XP

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