[Beowulf] [owner-chemistry@ccl.net: CCL:G: Linda with Fedora]

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Thu Nov 10 06:57:16 PST 2005


----- Forwarded message from "john furr john.furr ~ gmail.com" <owner-chemistry at ccl.net> -----

From: "john furr john.furr ~ gmail.com" <owner-chemistry at ccl.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2005 08:54:09 -0500
To: "Leitl, Eugen -id#3h6-" <eugen at leitl.org>
Subject: CCL:G: Linda with Fedora
Reply-To: CCL Subscribers <chemistry at ccl.net>

Sent to CCL by: john furr [john.furr[]gmail.com]
Both OS's will cluster quite easily.  However mixing them may give you
some issues.  In Fedora Core 4 the default version of gcc is 4.0.0. 
However in Fedora Core 3 it is gcc-3.4.2 (I think).  The two are NOT
binary compatible regardless of what some people say.

Personally I like Core 4 much better than Core 3.  However it sounds
like your application (Gaussian) only works right with Core 3.  I
suggest going with Core 3.

With that said.  I have seen a few stability issues with Core 3.    I
have a small cluster running Core 4 machines and they all have an
uptime of about 3 months...would be longer but the power grid here in
Albany NY is quite pathetic.

Well that certainly wasn't a Gaussian specific answer but I hope there
was some useful information any how.

Cheers

John Furr
Dynamol Inc.
http://www.dynamol.com




On 11/10/05, Ulrike Salzner salzner,fen.bilkent.edu.tr
<owner-chemistry^-^ccl.net> wrote:
> Sent to CCL by: Ulrike Salzner [salzner!^!fen.bilkent.edu.tr]
> I am about to built a Linux cluster using Linda/G03. I am using Fedora
> Core 3 and 4. Since this version of Linux is not supported by Gaussian,
> I need to know whether Linda will work. Gaussian runs fine with Fedora
> Core 3 but it seems to have problems with FC4 kernel 2.6.11-1.1369.
>
> Has anyone managed to get a cluster working with Fedora Core 3 or 4?
> Thanks in advance for any advice.
>
> Ulrike
> --
> Ulrike Salzner
> Associate Professor
> Department of Chemistry
> Bilkent University
> 06800 Bilkent, Ankara
> Turkey>
>
>
>



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