[Beowulf] Experience of using multiple network devices on a node in cluster

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Mon May 16 00:54:08 PDT 2005

On Fri, 2005-05-13 at 11:10 -0700, Tajendra Singh wrote:
> Greetings!!
> Many of the vendors are providing two GigE ports by default on systems which
> are being used as nodes in beowulf types of clusters.
> Is there anybody who tried connecting both the ports to the switch? I know
> LA-MPI ( http://public.lanl.gov/lampi/) talks about utilizing multiple
> network devices in real time, but did not get chance to experiment with it.
We have implemented clusters using one interface for parallel traffic
(Score) and one for general purpose/NFS traffic.

This might be a better way for you to go.

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