hi Josh, kindly bare with other inline questions before i try out your suggestions -
> > 'vcl_rhel_node_template' then i need to have the following file > > under $installroot/image/$arch/ > > > > vcl_rhel_node_template.img > > vcl_rhel_node_template.gz > > vcl_rhel_node_template-parta1.gz > > The above code means that you must have at least one of those files present in > $installroot/image/$arch/. Those are the disk image files created by > partimageng (any .img files) or partimage (any .gz files). The partimage > stuff documented at the "unofficial" page always uses x86 as for $arch. It > will still handle imaging/restoring x86_64 images. Since both x86 and x86_64 > were handled the same way, I never bothered making it distinguish between > them. So, all images captured with partimage using those instruction will be > under $installroot/image/x86/ > as i understand: essentially files vcl_rhel_node_template.img 'or' vcl_rhel_node_template.gz gets created for the first time after i have successfully captured an image using the partimageng or partimage respectfully? and this is done using the command 'nodeset <node> image' also do you think having ssh communicate to private management node over eth1, and compute nodes accessible to end users with ext_ssh over eth0, an issue with the 'vcl code' at any point? regards, prem.