[Beowulf] Ethernet break through?

Peter St. John peter.st.john at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 11:59:54 PDT 2007


On 4/2/07, Robert G. Brown <rgb at phy.duke.edu> wrote:
>
> On Mon, 2 Apr 2007, Peter St. John wrote:
>
> > The one node refusing to send the doc, and the other note receiving it
> > anyway, cracked me the *** up! Thanks
> >
> > P.S. the Google April Fool's actually got me thinking (network via
> > plumbing). Water conducts acoustics real well. So a free peer-to-peer
> > network within a city, or some counties, would be easy and require no
> new
> > infrastructure. I imagine the bandwidth would be weak and certainly
> there'd
> > be a problem getting between cities, but I don't think the water and
> sewer
> > utiltiies claim rights to the acoustic bandwidth (unlike hijacking phone
> > lines with stuff that would interfere with existing telephony) so all
> free.
>
> Are you seriously suggesting that people should deliberately adopt a
> shitty network?
>
> (:-o>
>
>      rgb


Ah, it was just a pipe-dream.
Among beowulf-gurus Robert you remain on the throne!
(B-{|}   (glasses with goatee)
Peter

>
> > On 4/1/07, Douglas Eadline <deadline at clustermonkey.net> wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >> I just posted some interesting news on Cluster Monkey.
> >>
> >> http://www.clustermonkey.net//content/view/192/1/
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Doug
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