[Beowulf] Building new cluster - estimate
landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Aug 7 11:14:45 EDT 2008
Eric Thibodeau wrote:
> Joe Landman wrote:
>> ... now I don't mean hardware burnt offerings ... smoke rising from
>> your motherboard may not placate the spirits of initrd, they
>> definitely may impede further operations ...
> Oh...you mean something like this:
>> We build an integrated NFSroot and e1000 and a few other things for a
>> customer. Fixed hardware for their cluster. From bare-metal-off to
>> operational infiniband compute node in ~45-60 seconds (I say 45, but a
>> few things took a little longer to start, like SGE).
> Hey, weren't you the one complaining about e1000 "Go ahead, build in
> that e1000 driver. I dare yah"? I haven't seen "moving hardware"...oh,
Yeah. Thats where it came from. We had to get the internal e1000 up,
but then we needed to upgrade ...
>> Currently running 4.2.3-2ubuntu7 on my laptop. Other machines
>> (development box) has something like 4 different gccs there. I
>> haven't tried 4.3.x yet ... had planned to, but work gets in the way.
> Tell me when you get it going, it's for 4.3.x that I had to upgrade
> glibc. As a ref: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=218603
>> We have installed the 10.1.015 on customer machines from Centos 5.2
>> through SuSE 10.x through Ubuntu with nary a problem. Very different
>> glibc's. No issues with code generation.
> I am sorry I mixed up glibc with GCC whilst talking about ICC's
> compatibility, this one is specific to gcc and icc on the same system
> and the (re)definition of atomic functions which ICC couldn't follow
> Never hit that?
Looked and no.
Joseph Landman, Ph.D
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