Re: KDE3 CVS (yesterday) binaries for Woody available
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On Wednesday 30 January 2002 00:34, G. L. `Griz' Inabnit wrote:
> Totally unrelated thought/question/request for input.....
> Over spring break, we're looking at putting together a small cluster here
> in the shop. Athlon 850, dual P3 720, Duron 1 gig, Athlon 1 gig.
> Is it possible to use a cluster like this to compile the cvs stuff??? or
> am I having another flashback to the 60's? (we had better drugs then!!)
Yes, it is possible of course. You could use MOSIX as Jens has pointed out,
however there are several software packages designed for similar tasks.
What comes to my mind is:
1) Distributed computing software such as "Condor". Have a look at the
beowulf mailing list archives, there was a similar discussion.
2) Load balancing queuing/batch systems such as ANTS
3) Parallel software build systems; a parallel "make" that works on
distributed memory machines. There ought to be some implementations around
such as pmake that uses MPI:
I'm CC'ing your question to debian-beowulf
Eray Ozkural (exa) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Comp. Sci. Dept., Bilkent University, Ankara
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