[Beowulf] SATA II

Ruhollah Moussavi Baygi ruhollah.mb at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 01:11:32 EST 2006


Thanks Peter,
But do you mean that SATA is not a suitable choice for a beowulf cluster?


On 12/5/06, Peter Kjellstrom <cap at nsc.liu.se> wrote:
>
> On Tuesday 05 December 2006 08:34, Ruhollah Moussavi Baygi wrote:
> > Hi All at Beowulf !
> >
> > There are some questions about implementation of a Beowulf cluster:
> >
> > 1-Regarding OS, is "Fedora Core 64bit" a good option for AMD Athlon 64
> X2
> > 4200+?
>
> You'll have to upgrade to a later fedora core after a while when support
> runs
> out, but pretty much a matter of taste. (technically it'll be as good as
> any)
>
> > 2- Is SATA II HDD compatible with Fedora Core 64bit?
>
> The sata and/or raid controller will be a lot more critical to your linux
> experience than any choice of HDD.
>
> > 3- Concerning RAM, is "2 GB 800 MHz DDR2" sufficient?
>
> That depends close to 100% on what you'll run on it.
>
> /Peter
>
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Best,
Ruhollah Moussavi B.
Computational Physical Sciences Research Laboratory, Department of
NanoScience, IPM


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