[Beowulf] Small Distributed Clusters

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Sat Jul 5 06:43:35 EDT 2008


----- "Tim Cutts" <tjrc at sanger.ac.uk> wrote:

> clusterssh gets a little unwieldy with more than 30 or so  
> machines at a time, even if you set the xterm font to eye-wateringly 
> small and have a monitor the size of a football pitch.

This was pretty much the conclusion of the folks who
were using it to admin the 45 Linksys AP's running OpenWRT
for LCA 2008, the auto-sized tiling of Windows was sub-optimal
for their purposes (though it worked very well).

cheers!
Chris
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