Inquiry?

John Hearns John.Hearns at cern.ch
Sun Nov 17 04:55:55 EST 2002


On Sat, 16 Nov 2002, SOHO Mail wrote:

>     
> Does it make sense to build a mini-cluster with two computers (running 
> SuSE Linux 7.3)?  And if it does, how can I do that?
> 
Yes, it would mae sense.
How about trying out Mosix?

Mosix allows process migration between computers.
You could maybe use the cluster to compile some large software and see how
it is speeded up.  OR set off some graphics renders using e.g Povray.

John Hearns




> I am not very proficient at using Linux, yet (I don't know how to 
> compile my own software, etc.).  I run SETI at Home on Windows 2000, and 
> would like to run it on Linux on two computers.  Essentially, I want to 
> build a mini-cluster just to see if I can do it.
> 
> 
> Thank you for your time.
> 
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