[Beowulf] Using VMWare and Beowulf to create one very large machine

Eric Thibodeau kyron at jrtad.com
Wed Apr 6 10:04:27 EDT 2005


Sounds like your project is much more OpenMosix-centric than 
Beowulf-centric. I suggest you look into OpenMosix instead.

Eric
On Wed, 6 Apr 2005, Jon Spriggs wrote:

> I wonder if anyone can help me, I've been playing with the idea of
> using Beowulf to create the "hardware" that VMWare (or something
> similar) will run on top of to have a very (or slightly - depending on
> the number of machines in play) fast machine with lots of RAM and Hard
> Disk Space, which can expand or contract depending on the number of
> workstations that are running.
> 
> Does anyone know if this is possible? I'm prepared to do some leg-work
> to get it ready, but I'm also aware that my knowledge of Linux is
> usually just about enough to work out why my network card isn't
> working, and to sometimes be able to mount a USB device!
> 
> So... any suggestions or comments?
> 
> 

_______________________________________________
Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf



More information about the Beowulf mailing list