[Beowulf] Linux 2.4 vs 2.6 AND ia64 vs amd64
Andrew M.A. Cater
amacater at galactic.demon.co.uk
Sun Feb 1 05:40:34 EST 2004
On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 01:39:40PM +0800, Andrew Wang wrote:
> 2.6 looks very promising, wondering when distributions
> will include it.
Debian unstable does today. The new installer for the next release
of Debian (currently Debian testing) which is in beta test may well
include a 2.6 kernel option.
> Also ia64 performance looks bad when compared to Xeon
> or amd64. Intel switching to amd64 is a good choice
Newsflash: Severe weather means Hell freezes over, preventing flying
pigs from taking off :)
IIRC: Since you seem well aware of SPBS / storm - is the newest storm
release fully free / GPL'd such that I can use it anywhere?
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