Compile farm?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at conservativecomputer.com
Thu Nov 8 10:58:14 EST 2001


On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 09:29:12PM +0100, Jakob Østergaard wrote:

> Problem is - mosix migrates jobs after a while. Initially a compiler
> takes up a few megabytes of memory, but "after a while" it has grown
> to hundreds of megabytes. When mosix decides to migrate the compiler
> it will spend a long time on the netowrk to move the large process
> image.

I've never used Mosix. Does it have the ability to set policies like
"this binary should always be immediately migrated at exec" or "all
processes should be migrated at exec"? You'd think it would... and
using such policies would solve this particular problem.

greg

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