[Beowulf] Mosix

Steve Brenneis sbrenneis at surry.net
Thu Jan 20 20:08:14 EST 2005


On Thu, 2005-01-20 at 12:42, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > >Before message-passing mechanisms arrived, and before the concept of
> > >multi-threading was introduced,
> 
> Note that message-passing predates MP. Not that anyone really cares
> about ancient history, but...

I was actually unaware of that, so in the interest of straight
record-keeping, thanks. Multi-processing goes back to the early sixties
(I go back to the late sixties, but that's another story). The fact that
message-passing predates that is pretty amazing.

> 
> > >Just keeping the record straight.
> 
> Amen.
> 
> -- greg
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