[Beowulf] [External] RIP CentOS 8
Andrew M.A. Cater
amacater at einval.com
Tue Dec 8 23:47:37 UTC 2020
On Tue, Dec 08, 2020 at 09:50:13PM +0000, Jörg Saßmannshausen wrote:
> Dear all,
> what I never understood is: why are people not using Debian?
I don't know - I suggested it 20 years ago when rgb launched his Extreme Linux
and I use it daily - but not on HPC.
I've added some comments on LWN - but it may be a tough day for HPC. That
is the last market segement I can see that is tied to RPM as a "thing@
> I done some cluster installation (up to 100 or so nodes) with Debian, more or
> less out of the box, and I did not have any issue with it. I admit, I might
> have missed out something I don't know about, the famous unkown-unkowns, but
> by enlarge the clusters were running rock solid with no unusual problem.
> I did not use Lustre or GPFS etc. on it, I only played around a bit with BeeFS
> and some GlusterFS in a small scale.
> Just wondering, as people mentioned Ubuntu.
> All the best from a dark London
> Am Dienstag, 8. Dezember 2020, 21:12:02 GMT schrieb Christopher Samuel:
> > On 12/8/20 1:06 pm, Prentice Bisbal via Beowulf wrote:
> > > I wouldn't be surprised if this causes Scientific Linux to come back
> > > into existence.
> > It sounds like Greg K is already talking about CentOS-NG (via the ACM
> > SIGHPC syspro Slack):
> > https://www.linkedin.com/posts/gmkurtzer_centos-project-shifts-focus-to-cent
> > os-stream-activity-6742165208107761664-Ng4C
> > All the best,
> > Chris
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