beowulf for sparc solaris?
Roger L. Smith
roger at ERC.MsState.Edu
Thu Oct 4 06:44:41 PDT 2001
On Mon, 1 Oct 2001, Robert Sherman wrote:
> can beowulf be made to work for sparc solaris machines? i have a few
> ultra 1 boxes that i would like to cluster...would like to keep solaris
> on them rather than reinstalling with GNU/Linux/BSD system...
> any suggestions, HOW-TOs, resources?
We built our first Sun-based cluster using Sun 4/110's in 1989. We're
currently on our fourth generation Sun cluster, using 16 4-processors
nodes running Solaris 8 and Open PBS. Clustering with Sun/Solaris is very
do-able, just don't be caught calling it a "beowulf" cluster.
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