[Beowulf] best linux distribution
gerry.creager at tamu.edu
Mon Oct 8 13:27:55 EDT 2007
It's almost identical to CentOS, and the idea is to knock off the
nameplate to allow non-proprietary distribution of the stable RHEL stuff.
Mark Hahn wrote:
>>> Does any one use Centos on Beowulf nodes? Of course Centos is really
>>> just Redhat, but many people prefer it for use on servers.
>> We have several sites using Scientific Linux, which is along the same
>> lines as CentOS.
> I was surprised how very much like centos - I had the impression
> SL was more of a stable-means-versions-from-5-years-ago distro,
> but it appears to be mostly a repackaging of RHEL, and reasonably
> up-to-date. from a quick glance at the SL-5.0 readme, the number
> of customizations is quite small, so I do wonder what the point is.
> (_not_ meant as a criticism!).
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