[Beowulf] SGI to offer Windows on clusters

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Jan 17 12:32:24 EST 2007


Joe Landman wrote:

gaak...

> Ah.... ok.  You are talking about getting drivers into the kernel.  This 
> is different.  Small/large windows vendors also never (ever) get their 
> drivers into the kernel.  They are built as DLLs (a.k.a. kernel 
> modules).  Are you blaming Linux for not being able to enable code which 

this is ok, but for below ...

s/driver/module/g

> cannot be built as a driver, but requires kernel patches to be 
> responsible for it not being able to be built as a driver?  You are not 
> blaming the driver authors?  I can build xfs as a kernel module.  Works 
> fine on RH and similar systems where it is not included natively.

PBC (posted before coffee)

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