[Beowulf] Repeated Dell SC1435 crash / hang. How to get the
vendor to resolve the issue when 20% of the servers fail in first year?
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Mon Apr 6 10:04:08 PDT 2009
Rahul Nabar wrote:
> that the vendors engage in so much arm-twisting. Is there any
> scientific evidence that the core kernels of Debian or Fedora or CenOS
> (that *is* essentially RHEL isn't it?) are any less reliable then
> RHEL? What is / are the distros of choice on the Beowulf community?
Fedora, yes ... well, more experiential/anecdotal. The others are
generally ok, though we have had stability problems with RHEL/Centos
kernels under heavy load with "new" hardware.
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