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Re: cluster from intel and ppc?



On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 01:06:14PM -0700, Josh Lauricha wrote:
> On Mon 09/08/03 16:32, Peter Cordes wrote:
> >  Maybe, but not in the same cluster.  You can't migrate ia32 machine code to
> > a node with a PPC processor, unless you're going to run an emulator!
> > openMosix, OTOH, is i386 only.  They're working on amd64 and maybe ia64,
> > though.
> > 
> 
> >From the August 2003 Mosix list archive:
>     Currently the MOSIX patch can be applied only to the x86 Linux kernel.
>     It will not work with AIX. 
>     -Amnon 
> 
> So, no. It does not support multiple archs. Previous incarnations of it
> have been for various OS/Archs, but currently only on x86.

 Ah, I know I'd read about Mosix having a long history with various
systems.  Thanks for clearing that up.

> And, you'll want openmosix, its much more active and better supported,
> just compare the mailing lists: since the beginning of August there have
> been three posts on the Mosix list, while there have been 15 on the
> openmosix list this weekend (most posts are support related).

 You'll notice that some of those posts are mine, mostly helping people
figure out the stuff I already have...  :)

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