wiki:Internal/Infrastructure/SetupTestbed

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Setup an ORBIT like testbed

A guidance illustrates most detail about the setup of an ORBIT like testbed, which includes three parts: Hardware setup, Software and Service and the Chassis Manager. The interaction between nodes and servers during the period of loading image is unveiled, which can be helpful for better understanding the internal design of testbed.

For nodes with motherboard model MB770, they might need to upgrade BIOS before they are mounted on a testbed. If the nodes are not equipped with CM card, there is an alternative way to get around.

Experimenter can customize their own frisbee images. Some skills are also listed below for maintaining testbed.

  1. How to reset gridservices&gridservices2
  2. Some miscellaneous configuration