[Beowulf] Re: MOSIX2

Jürgen Knödlseder jurgen.knodlseder at cesr.fr
Wed Oct 1 07:54:44 EDT 2008


Hi Tony,

in fact, I also patched SATA drivers in the 2.4.26-om kernel. Yet I  
could so far not manage to
get the kernel working for my latest DELL PE1950 with a Perc 6i  
driver ... maybe the megaraid_sas
driver I use is outdated ...

I also search for LinuxPMI project information, but without any  
success. So I share your feeling that
this projects is probably dead ...

Jürgen

Le 1 oct. 08 à 12:49, Tony Travis a écrit :

> Jürgen Knödlseder wrote:
>> Hi Tony,
>> I'm in the same situation as your are: I'm running an openMosix  
>> cluster, but since it's more and more
>> difficult to integrate new hardware with an old 2.4.26 kernel I  
>> think that I have to move to MOSIX2.
>> I just got the latest version of MOSIX2 sent from Amnon Barak (I'm  
>> using the cluster for academic
>> work), and started to play around with installations ... yet I had  
>> some kernel crash problems that
>> I could not yet resolve on one of the machines. So I guess without  
>> the $1,000 per year support
>> fee it'll also be difficult to run a MOSIX2 cluster ...
>
> Hello, Jürgen.
>
> I ported 2.4.26-om1 to compile it using the 'new' GNU tool-chain  
> and run it under Ubuntu 6.06.1. I also patched the kernel.org  
> 2.4.32 sources for openMosix (to get SATA drivers). However, I  
> couldn't get openMosix process migration working properly between  
> 2.4.32-om1 kernels...
>
> Ironically, process migration worked between a 2.4.26-om1 and  
> 2.4.32.om1 kernel! Anyway, I gave up the attempt at 2.4.32-om1, and  
> just continued to use my version of 2.4.26-om1 in production with  
> SCSI controllers. If you're interested, my Ubuntu 6.06.1 openMosix  
> deb's are at:
>
> 	http://bioinformatics.rri.sari.ac.uk/openmosix
>
> Are you going to continue using MOSIX2?
>
> 	Tony.
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