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BirgHPCC 1.0


ERPXE Module

  • Name: - BirgHPCC
  • Version: 1.0
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Plugin type

Plugin type
BirgHPCC Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
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Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
BirgHPCC CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
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Special Information

birgHPCC (Bioinformatic Research Group High Performance CUDA Computing) is a free Linux Live DVD distribution based on PelicanHPC and birgHPC.

birgHPCC is capable of creating and configuring a compute unified device architecture (CUDA) computing cluster, hence the extra “C” in the name.

In addition to the increase in image size (less than 2 gigabytes) and a new Linux base (previously Debian, now Ubuntu), CUDA-capable bioinformatics software programs, such as NAMD, HOOMD-blue, VMD, GPU-HMMER and GPU-BLAST, are pre-installed in birgHPCC, along with the CUDA driver, libraries and software development kit (SDK).

In short, birgHPCC is the world's first CUDA-ready, bioinformatics-based, live DVD.

Linux Installation Instructions

Download birghpcc10-XXX.tar.gz to /

extract birghpcc10-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf birghpcc10-XXX.tar.gz

Download birgHPCC ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :

Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)

mkdir /mnt/cdrom/
mount -o loop /mnt/birghpcc-v1.0-amd64.iso /mnt/cdrom/

birgHPCC: Copy initrd.lz , vmlinuz , filesystem.* to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/birghpcc/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/initrd.lz /tftpboot/er/plugins/birghpcc/initrd.lz
cp /mnt/cdrom/casper/filesystem.* /tftpboot/er/shares/birghpcc/casper/

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!