On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> Running diskless and booting on demand introduces a pretty big and
> dangerous dependency, we'd have to put a *lot* of work into making
> the boot service (which includes the servers, switches, and
> routers) ultra resilient, and I don't see much pay-off.
You likely already have a dependency on the network (Are your
machines capable of anything useful standalone? :) ). Which leaves
file-serving, which you may or may not be dependent on already -
though super-resilient is hard.
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