[Beowulf] NSLU2 as part of a low end cluster

Jim Lux James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov
Thu Mar 8 13:05:45 EST 2007


Has anyone tried using the LinkSys NSLU2 (aka, the "slug") as a 
server in a small demo cluster?
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NSLU2 for more info)
Seems that people get 5 MB/sec sorts of speeds with NFS or FTP. While 
no ball of fire speed wise, it is an inexpensive widget that might be 
handy for a "toy" cluster to serve as a boot server.

James Lux, P.E.
Spacecraft Radio Frequency Subsystems Group
Flight Communications Systems Section
Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Mail Stop 161-213
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena CA 91109
tel: (818)354-2075
fax: (818)393-6875 


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