[Beowulf] SATA II

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Dec 5 08:48:42 PST 2006


On Tuesday 05 December 2006 08:34, Ruhollah Moussavi Baygi wrote:
> Hi All at Beowulf !
>
> There are some questions about implementation of a Beowulf cluster:
>
> 1-Regarding OS, is "Fedora Core 64bit" a good option for AMD Athlon 64 X2
> 4200+?

You'll have to upgrade to a later fedora core after a while when support runs 
out, but pretty much a matter of taste. (technically it'll be as good as any)

> 2- Is SATA II HDD compatible with Fedora Core 64bit?

The sata and/or raid controller will be a lot more critical to your linux 
experience than any choice of HDD.

> 3- Concerning RAM, is "2 GB 800 MHz DDR2" sufficient?

That depends close to 100% on what you'll run on it.

/Peter
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