Two heads are better than one! :)

Roger L. Smith roger at ERC.MsState.Edu
Thu Oct 31 14:53:13 EST 2002


On Thu, 31 Oct 2002 robnash at rogers.com wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
>
> Does anyone know if it's possible to have two active head nodes in a
> Beowulf style cluster? I would like to have two physical access points
> into one cluster.  Any help regarding this would be greatly appreciated.

It depends on exactly what you're trying to do, but I've got 3 systems
that could each be considered a "head node" for my cluster.  One system is
going to have to be the master for the queuing system, but most other
duties can be served by more than one system.

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