[one-users] OpenNebula on BladeCenter H

Ivan Porro pivan at dist.unige.it
Mon Mar 9 11:32:52 PDT 2009

Hi all,

I answer myself with first hints.

CentOS 5.1 run smooth on HS21 Blades (intel). I'm currently using NFS 
because GPFS from IBM is not compatible with Xen kernel. However, the 
cluster filesystem PVFS2 compiles fine on stock CentOS Xen kernel, and 
since it should go over Infiniband protocol, this may answer the other 

Going on with ONE setup...



Ivan Porro wrote:
> Dear all,
> we are going to test One on a small IBM infrastructure.
> Does anyone have any experience/suggestion to install OpenNebula on a 
> BladeCenterH with HS21 Blades (2x2.5GHz Quad Core Xeon) and Infiniband? 
>  On the OS we'll probably have CentOS 5.2 / RHEL 5.2 which should be 
> painless for One but the Infiniband may be not
> We also have some QS22 Blades but I think OpenNebula is not happy with 
> the Cell/BE PowerPC core exposed to the OS even if I've found this 
> presentation:
> http://www.power.org/devcon/07/Session_Downloads/PADC07_Cho_20070914_xen_cell.pdf 
> Any hint on the two topics is welcome! Thank you in advance
>     ivan

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