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Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster by Andreas Josef Reichel

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Creating the master node's installation image

Here, we will guide you through the process of creating the installation image for your cluster's master node. First, you need to download the cluster operating system you want to use and copy it to a bootable microSD card. Afterwards, you can boot up your master node with the microSD card and either copy the OS to its internal memory or continue using the microSD card for operation. This book will use the second approach and use a 16 GB microSD card for additional swap space. Let's first start with a short introduction to bootable SD cards.

Bootable SD cards and partition tables

There are some vendors who announce that their cards are bootable and others might not be. This is simply not true. Every ...

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