[Beowulf] Simple Cluster

Robert G. Brown rgb at phy.duke.edu
Mon Dec 15 12:41:12 EST 2003


On Mon, 15 Dec 2003, Jim Lux wrote:

> Outstanding, Ranjit...
> Great that you wrote up a page describing how you did it, too!! Especially, 
> describing the problems you encountered (i.e. slot dependence for network 
> cards..)
> 
> So now you can say you built your own supercomputer.  How cool is that.


And just in time for Jeff's column, too;-)

   rgb

> 
> Jim
> 
> 
> At 01:54 PM 12/15/2003 +0000, Ranjit Chagar wrote:
> >Hi robert/jim,
> >
> >Well I built a cluster just for the hell of it. And as you said, before the
> >flames start, it was built just to see what I could do, built from cheap
> >PCs, just for the fun of it. They are 133Mhz PII and I built mine following
> >the instructions from pondermatic. Okay, so in this day and age that is old
> >hat, and so is my system but I enjoyed building it and enjoy playing around
> >with it. And then, being stupid myself, I wrote out instructions so that I
> >could did it again cause I will be the first to admit my memory isn't that
> >good.
> >
> >Full details at http://homepage.ntlworld.com/ranjit.chagar/
> >
> >Robert - if you have any questions let me know.
> >
> >Jim - I dont mean for this email to sound bad but my english sometimes is
> >taken wrong. I mean to say that you can do it if you want.
> >
> >Best Regards, Ranjit
> 
> James Lux, P.E.
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