[Beowulf] openMosix ending

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Tue Jul 17 22:22:37 EDT 2007


On Tue, Jul 17, 2007 at 08:34:32AM -0700, Jon Forrest wrote:

> The Berkeley NOW project was going to do checkpoint/restart as one
> of their initial projects but it never happened. If I remember
> correctly, it turned out to be harder than they thought to do
> completely right.

Duh. The guy who ran the T3E os group certainly told tons of people
how much of a pain in the *&*&*& it was to get right. Those pesky
users, they do crazy things like

mpirun ./foo | bar

and expect it to work...

-- greg




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