[Beowulf] Most stable kernel for mpich2 cluster?
libo at buaa.edu.cn
Fri Oct 20 22:22:14 PDT 2006
IMHO, it is really a bad idea to use the newest kernel source. For kernel, the more stable; the better. For newer kernels, some were updated for drivers and some were to remove some known bugs.
Try the latest stable and reliable kernel, now I would say 2.6.16.xx. If some hardware unsupported, try next one.
There may be any suggestions from others.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Panagiotis Christopoulos" <pxrist at gmail.com>
To: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
Sent: Friday, October 20, 2006 10:55 PM
Subject: [Beowulf] Most stable kernel for mpich2 cluster?
> I build a cluster for Technological Institute of Athens, here, in Greece, with
> linux of course. My hardware is sixteen HP DL380 with 3.00GHz Xeon(do not
> laugh, I know that my cluster is too small for those, some of you, design and
> maintain). I want to install the pure vanilla-sources but I have problem to
> decide the best version. 184.108.40.206 is out but I think that it' s not a good
> idea to install the latest kernel, so, I would like to tell me your
> What would you do?
> I appreciate your help,
> with regards,
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