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Re: MOSIX and the upcoming release



Perhaps someone could enlighten me on how kernel add-ons like these
are packaged?


Drake Diedrich <Drake.Diedrich@anu.edu.au> writes:

> On Mon, Sep 13, 1999 at 10:34:20AM -0400, Camm Maguire wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > Greetings!  Does anyone plan on getting a MOSIX package out in time
> > for the upcoming freeze?
> > 
> 
>    I hadn't planned on it (the one time I tried Mosix last year it wasn't
> free and didn't work out of the box) but Mosix might be a good candidate for
> a team approach.  At the very least the kernel and userspace sides could be
> separated.  Is Mosix completely modular or does it require patches to the
> static part of the kernel still?  That could prove to be a major difficulty
> in distributing working .debs for the whole suite.
>    DIPC and bproc, while not as ambitious as Mosix provide some similar
> capabilities and might be achievable before freeze.  I was waffling on
> trying to package DIPC ( I really shouldn't spend the time on it) after
> Kamran's latest posts to beowulf and his frustration with the EL
> distribution.
> 
> -Drake
> 
> 
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Take care,


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Camm Maguire			     			camm@enhanced.com
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