ClusterKnoppix 3.6 review

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License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
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Developer: Wim Vandersmissen
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ClusterKnoppix is a modified Knoppix distro using the OpenMosix kernel.

Here are some key features of "ClusterKnoppix":
OpenMosix terminal server - uses PXE, DHCP and tftp to boot linux clients via the network.
No cdrom drive/harddisk/floppy needed for the clients
openMosix autodiscovery - new nodes automatically join the cluster (no configuration needed)
Cluster Management tools - openMosix userland/openMosixview Every node has root access to every other node via ssh/RSAkeys
MFS/dfsa support
Every node can run full blown X (PC-room/demo setup) or console only (more memory available)

What's New in This Release:
Sync with latest Knoppix release
openmosix 2.4.27-om-20040808 from tabs patches (
openmosix-tools 0.3.6-2
tyd 1.5
added: openswan 2.1.5, ipw2100, drbd, fuse, bcm4400 (debian package)
new feature: option to boot 2.4.27-om-migshm-20040808 from ( type migshm after the boot: prompt
new feature: option to boot chaos nodes as PXE clients (chaos kernel upgraded to openmosix 2.4.27-om-20040808 and 2.4.27-om-migshm-20040808)

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