[Beowulf] A press release

stephen mulcahy smulcahy at aplpi.com
Tue Jul 1 14:11:23 EDT 2008


Joe Landman wrote:
> Hmmm.... for me, its all about the kernel.  Thats 90+% of the battle. 
> Some distros use good kernels, some do not.  I won't mention who I think 
> is in the latter category.

> ..

> We generally don't care which distro is used.  Only that the kernel is 
> reasonable, stable under load, and supports updated file systems/network 
> capability.

This information would be most interesting to me and surely others on 
the list .. can you talk about of the distributions that provide "good 
kernels" if not about the others (and hey, theres hundreds of Linux 
distributions out there - http://lwn.net/Distributions/ so we couldn't 
infer the bad ones from your omissions ;)

-stephen

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