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Re: First Beowulf cluster. Some pointers?

On Wed, Dec 06, 2000 at 04:10:34PM -0200, David Santo Orcero wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Dec 2000, Terrence E. Brown wrote:
> > So David, with Mosix, no code needs to be rewritten for the app to run?
>   No code rewriten at all. 
> In fact, you can use a Mosix on the same way as a Beowulf. You gain

That isn't quite the whole story. Running one big single process non-
threaded app won't use mosix. Nor will anything that uses shared memory
(that may change one day), these will simply not migrate at all.

So to use mosix - you may need to rewrite to avoid shared mem.
Regards, Paul

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