Georgia Southern Beowulf Cluster Project
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Wed Apr 4 10:29:07 EDT 2001
Personally, I use Debian and apt/dpkg as well. I love it for its
simplicity. However, the cluster I am setting up is being maintained by
people who prefer RH. We're using 6.2 (I personally don't like 7.x) and I
wish to upgrade 128 computers with as little time necessary. I understan RH
will be chargind money for their "up2date" service, so what is "yup" and
thier "update" and can it be used in a similar fashion?
> > >
> > >
> > >This isn't the only way to arrange things. Without going
> > into lots of
> > >boring details, if you put local disks on all the nodes, a
> > toolset like
> > >kickstart/dhpcd (along with e.g. "update" from yup or
> > "up2date" from RH)
> > I'm familiar with RH up2date, which they will now be charging
> > a subscription
> > rate to use. However, what/who/where is "yup" and "update"
> > as I would be
> > interested in doing a massive update of a 64 (out of a soon
> > 128) node group
> > of clusters.
>Debian Linux has the apt package management system, which although a tad
>difficult for new users, is rather powerful. You can upgrade the entire
>distro, as well as performing incremental updates of packages. I'm growing
>to like it.
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