Re: beowulf with afs
Carlos O'Donell wrote:
Cool. And now mpich 1.2.4-8 with shared libmpe builds on IA-64 (meaning
likely on HPPA too), so that part's all set.
That would be cool... especially if you could make it somewhat
redundant, like RAID-4 or -5. Kinda like EMC-class storage on the cheap!
The latest Illuminator does something like this (0.4.1, sorry, not yet
in unstable, I'm waiting for working mpich to go in with shared libs,
the latest one doesn't build on ia-64 or hppa). Using PETSc distributed
arrays, each node saves/loads the local part of the data to a separate
file, optionally compressed. If the filename is on a local disk, then
it's like a giant RAID-0.
Latest Illuminator doesn't build on hppa?
*carlos mutters something under breath and checks buildd*
It seems to need geomview. Geomview fails while building some
glibc glue code; lucky me I'm the HPPA glibc maintainer :)
I see none of the glibc 2.3s have built on hppa, it looks like you have
your hands full... :-(
Thanks for making this a priority,
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