disadvantages of a linux cluster

Jeff Layton jeffrey.b.layton at lmco.com
Tue Nov 12 10:47:07 EST 2002


Guy Coates wrote:

> >
>
> >So you don't seem to be getting a lot more MHz/Watt,
>
> Probably not too surprising, as the CPU and disks are going to be the
> major power draw, and they are bog-standard PC parts, same as in every
> other Lintel cluster.

I thought these were the really Low-Voltage CPUs. I can't
remember how much power they draw or heat, but I seem
to recall it was much less than the typical PIII/800.

Jeff



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