[Beowulf] small-footprint MS WIn "MinWin"

Robert Latham robl at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Oct 24 09:06:48 PDT 2007

On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 02:37:15PM -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> If we really, truly, wanted to run our programs as fast as they
> possibly could, we wouldn't really use "a kernel" at all.  We would
> write bootloaders that ran our applications, each one custom
> compiled for a very specific hardware platform, directly on the
> hardware.  

This is pretty much exactly what IBM has on their bluegene compute


Rob Latham
Mathematics and Computer Science Division    A215 0178 EA2D B059 8CDF
Argonne National Lab, IL USA                 B29D F333 664A 4280 315B

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