[Beowulf] NSLU2 as part of a low end cluster

Gerald Davies gerald.davies at gmail.com
Thu Mar 8 13:16:09 EST 2007


On 08/03/07, Jim Lux <James.P.Lux at jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> 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.
>

IIRC, this was mentioned in a previous thread somewhere :)  I've not
had a play with it, but i agree, it's possibly a useful tool.
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