[linux-elitists] Re: Fedora cluster project? (was Re: [Beowulf] Opteron/Athlon Clustering) (fwd from rgb@phy.duke.edu) (fwd from claw@kanga.nu)

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Jun 10 00:24:40 PDT 2004


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From: J C Lawrence <claw at kanga.nu>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2004 17:29:47 -0400
To: Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org>
Cc: 31337 <linux-elitists at zgp.org>
Subject: Re: [linux-elitists] Re: Fedora cluster project? (was Re: [Beowulf] Opteron/Athlon Clustering) (fwd from rgb at phy.duke.edu) 

On Wed, 9 Jun 2004 22:08:26 +0200 
Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:

> Obviously I think it is a peachy idea;-) I'm going to try to talk to
> some of the various powers that be here at Duke this summer about this
> and see if we cannot create a core site for this within the Duke CSEM
> project and get some of the cluster engineers on campus to agree to
> contribute some time (which they are doing anyway for a lot of these
> tools, it is just time spent building one-offs for their clusters from
> tarballs) to do a proper, reusable packaging.  

In what way would this be better/preferable to the work that has already
been done, packaged, and documented with Cluster Knoppix?

  http://bofh.be/clusterknoppix/

Is yet another cluster distribution and thus dilution of the available
effort across multiple projects really necessary?  We've been very
pleased with Cluster Knoppix in our HPC/cluster work here at Pfizer and
Yale.

-- 
J C Lawrence
---------(*)                Satan, oscillate my metallic sonatas.
claw at kanga.nu               He lived as a devil, eh?
http://www.kanga.nu/~claw/  Evil is a name of a foeman, as I live.

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