[Beowulf] cluster building advice?

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Sep 26 17:43:50 PDT 2012


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On 26/09/12 18:54, Vincent Diepeveen wrote:

> There's nearly nothing there at that link.
> 
> Just a handful of SRPMS.

Try the vendor directory at that URL, I suspect that's what you're
looking for.

> To get performance you want latest compilers and pretty much latest
>  stable kernel therefore as a minimum requirement.

Not necessarily so, there's a good LWN article on performance
regressions in the Linux kernel:

https://lwn.net/Articles/509577/

It all depends on what hardware you have.

cheers,
Chris
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