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Huge AMD Opteron cluster installed with FAI and Debian amd64


another huge and fast cluster was installed using FAI.

The HPC2N Opteron cluster named sarek (after Sarek National Park) has
a total of 384 processors and 1.54 Tbyte of memory:

    * 190 HP DL145 nodes, with dual AMD Opteron 248 (2.2GHz)
    * 2 HP DL585, with dual AMD Opteron 248 (2.2GHz)
    * 8 GB memory per node
    * Myrinet 2000 high speed interconnect 

It's running Linux 2.6.x and is using the Debian Pure64 port. This
cluster was listed at rank 168 on the top500.org list of june 2004 and
is now at rank 220 (11/2004). It's homepage is


Thanks to Bjorn Torkelsson who pointed me to this nice FAI example.

regards Thomas

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