/. MS vs. university Beowulfs

Jakob Østergaard jakob at unthought.net
Mon Feb 25 05:59:05 EST 2002


On Fri, Feb 22, 2002 at 05:10:29PM +0200, Eray Ozkural wrote:
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> I'd actually learnt that they had a "topless" version of Windows NT, but no 
> HPC person would ever want to use a GUI-ful and *slow* system for 
> doing HPC.
> 
> I can't even imagine how I would "rsh" into a node and do some mods. That 
> would be the ultimate purgatory for parallel programming.... Brrrrr.

It can be done:

[albatros:joe] $ rsh win2k
Password:
[WIN2K:joe] $ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-5.0 WIN2K 1.3.9(0.51/3/2) 2002-01-21 12:48 i686 unknown
[WIN2K:joe] $ 

But that's beside the point. It's slow as molasses, cumbersome, restricted,
*brrrr*....   Hate it...

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