Commit 1232edcd authored by Leigh B. Stoller's avatar Leigh B. Stoller

Add small blurbs that first experiment should be small!

parent 7a47073e
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<li> <a href="#UTT">Using the Testbed</a> <li> <a href="#UTT">Using the Testbed</a>
<ul> <ul>
<li> <a href="#UTT-1">Is there a tutorial?</a> <li> <a href="#UTT-1">Is there a tutorial?</a>
<li> <a href="#UTT-1A">How many nodes can I ask for?</a>
<li> <a href="#UTT-2">Do I get root access on my nodes?</a> <li> <a href="#UTT-2">Do I get root access on my nodes?</a>
<li> <a href="#UTT-3">Do my nodes have consoles I can look at?</a> <li> <a href="#UTT-3">Do my nodes have consoles I can look at?</a>
<li> <a href="#UTT-4">Can I reboot (power cycle) my nodes?</a> <li> <a href="#UTT-4">Can I reboot (power cycle) my nodes?</a>
...@@ -163,6 +164,23 @@ ...@@ -163,6 +164,23 @@
on using the Testbed. on using the Testbed.
</p> </p>
<li><a NAME="UTT-1A"></a>
<h3>How many nodes can I ask for?</h3>
<p>
You can ask for as many nodes as are currently available! You can
click on the "Node Reservation Status" link at your left to see
how many nodes are currently free. If you ask for more than are
currently available, your experiment will be rejected (you
will receive email noification shortly after you submit your NS
file to the web interface).
</p>
<p>
<em>We urge all new Emulab users to begin with a small 3-4 node
experiment so that you will become familiar with NS syntax and the
practical aspects of Emulab operation.</em>
</p>
<li><a NAME="UTT-2"></a> <li><a NAME="UTT-2"></a>
<h3>Do I get root access on my nodes?</h3> <h3>Do I get root access on my nodes?</h3>
<p> <p>
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...@@ -104,9 +104,11 @@ allows the same NS file to work on both the Testbed and ns-2, most of ...@@ -104,9 +104,11 @@ allows the same NS file to work on both the Testbed and ns-2, most of
the time. the time.
<p> <p>
For those unfamiliar with the NS format, here is an example. For those unfamiliar with the NS format, here is a small example
Let's say we are trying to create a test network which looks like (<em>We urge all new Emulab users to begin with a small 3-5 node experiment
the following: such as this, so that you will become familiar with NS syntax and the
practical aspects of Emulab operation</em>). Let's say we are trying to
create a test network which looks like the following:
<br> <br>
<center> <center>
<img src="simple.jpg"><br><br> <img src="simple.jpg"><br><br>
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