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Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster

By : Andreas J Reichel
Book Image

Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster

By: Andreas J Reichel

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Building a BeagleBone Black Super Cluster
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Minimal configuration and optional equipment

BBB is a single-board computer that has all the components needed to run Linux distributions that support ARMhf platforms. Due to the very powerful network utilities that come with Linux operating systems, it is not necessary to install a mouse or keyboard. Even a monitor is not required in order to install and configure a new BBB. First, we will have a look at the minimal configuration required to use a single board over a network.

Minimal configuration

A very powerful interface of Linux operating systems is its standard support for SSH. SSH is the abbreviation of Secure Shell, and it enables users to establish an authenticated and encrypted network connection to a remote PC that provides a Shell. Its command line can then be utilized to make use of the PC without any local monitor or keyboard. SSH is the secure replacement for the telnet service. The following diagram shows you the typical configuration of a local area network using SSH for the...