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Re: Experimental Hadoop Cluster - Linux Windows machines
You should go look at a CentOS list for help...  It's really simple.

Try it first, then ask questions, if required.
On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 5:10 PM, Rody BigData <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> So what is the procedure for installing CentOS on a Windows XP machines (
> want to format XP ) . Is it a complicated procedure? Some kind of drivers
> and issues, is it common to expect ?
>
>
> On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 4:05 PM, Marco Shaw <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>> If you're running XP, be aware of the others suggesting 64-bit.  That
>> depends on the exact proc you're running.
>>
>> You sort of need to break this down into first determining how to get
>> Linux on your systems.
>>
>> RHEL is pretty costly for a test, unless you've got that covered.  Go
>> with CentOS for a proof of concept.
>>
>> Get that covered first, then move on to determining how to get Hadoop on
>> them.
>>
>> Marco
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 4:47 PM, Rody BigData <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I have some old ( not very old - each of 4GB RAM with a decent processor
>>> etc., and working fine till now ) Dell Windows XP machines and want to
>>> convert them to a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) for a Hadoop cluster for
>>> my experimental purposes.
>>>
>>> Can you give me some suggestions on how to proceed on this plan? My
>>> initial plan is to target 4 to 5 machines.
>>>
>>> Does the hardware on which Windows XP machine is based supports RHEL?
>>>
>>> Are there any other drivers or software should we install before
>>> installing RHEL on this machines?
>>>
>>> How easy/difficult is this, if some one like a Linux Systems
>>> Administrator is involved in this?
>>>
>>>
>>>
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