John A. Maxwell
jmax at toad.net
Mon Feb 19 18:44:52 PST 2001
Alan Grimes <alangrimes at starpower.net> wrote:
> Hey, I followed some links off the windoze $2000 site and came across
> some 32 way/64gb systems from Unisys! (Xenon)
> It would surely outperform a PC cluster and be WAY easier to program
> than today's beowulf software...
On a MFlop/CPU basis, quite probably. On a $/MFlop basis...?
> Though I'm not sure about the price or
> linux compatability, these are really extreme.
I can't speak from experience, but I'd be _very_ surprised if linux
won't run on them.
> Linux REALLY REALLY sucks in a lot of ways... =(
I fail to see how this follows from the rest of your post. Are you
trolling for flames here, or what?
John A. Maxwell (jmax at toad.net)
"I am not a Church numeral; I am a free variable!"
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