[Beowulf] SuSE 9.3

Michael Joyner mjoyner at vbservices.net
Mon Jul 11 17:40:41 EDT 2005


After discussing it with the physics professor, we have decided to try 
Fedora 2 + OSCAR.

Wish me luck! :)

John Hearns wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 11:32 -0400, Michael Joyner wrote:
>>Brian R Smith wrote:
> 
>>>SuSE does come with a few helpful packages like mpich/lam and queuing
>>>software like OpenPBS, but in my experience, you are always better off
>>>following a more generic model: build it yourself.
>>We were initially looking at SuSE because that is what we have 
>>everywhere else. :)
> Well, use SuSE on your cluster then, if that is the distro which you are
> most used to.
> Personally, I would shy away from Fedora, much though I have a liking
> for Redhat hand have used it for years.
> 
> I agree with the advice though to build your own packages rather than
> relying on the RPMs.
> 
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