[Beowulf] Re: Building new cluster - estimate (Ivan Oleynik)

Mikhail Kuzminsky kus at free.net
Fri Aug 1 12:27:44 EDT 2008


In message from Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> (Fri, 1 Aug 2008 10:06:17 
-0400 (EDT)):
>> ... Plus , with a lot of those PDUs you can add thermal sensors and 
>>trigger power 
>> off on high temperature conditions.
>IPMI normally provides all the motherboard's sensors as well.  it 
>seems like those are far more relevant than the temp of the PDU...
>
>using lm_sensors is a poor substitute for IPMI.

IMHO the only disadvantage of lm_sensors is the poroblem of building 
of right sensors.conf file.

Mikhail Kuzminsky
Computer Assistance to Chemical Research Center
Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry
Moscow 
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