[Beowulf] Re: PowerEdge SC 1435: Unexplained Crashes.

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Tue Oct 14 14:19:41 EDT 2008



Rahul Nabar wrote:

> 
> Thanks John. I will do that. A question: how likely is it that this is
> a software issue and not hardware from my symptoms? They keep harping
> on the fact that I am running a non-validated OS. We used to run
> Fedora. Now run CentOS. Same issues. They only support RedHat. I have
> a hard time being 100% certain but the more I see it the more I am
> convinced it is the hardware.

Dell supports CentOS. They better - that's one of the OSes they will
install if you buy a cluster from them. I suspect the technician you are
dealing with doesn't even know this.

And you can always lie to the support - CentOS, for all practical and
technical purposes, *IS* RHEL.

-- 
Prentice
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