[Beowulf] OS for 64 bit AMD

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pathscale.com
Thu Mar 31 12:13:47 EST 2005


On Wed, Mar 30, 2005 at 04:37:24PM -0500, Mike Davis wrote:

> I'm looking at opterons for our next cluster, but I'm not sure about 
> what OS to run. Thus far we've been with RH and or RHAS. But, the next 
> cluster will be big and I'm just not sure what we should run.

In order to get the best performance out of your Opterons, you're
going to want to run a recent 64-bit distro with a 2.6 kernel, such as
FC 3 or RHEL 4.

-- greg


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