[Beowulf] Repenting for sins against Dell (on good Friday, no less)

Prentice Bisbal prentice at ias.edu
Fri Apr 10 09:37:26 EDT 2009


While we're all repenting for our sins against Dell on this Good Friday,
 I'd like to add that Dell's DKMS (Dynamics Kernel Management System) is
great:

http://linux.dell.com/projects.shtml#dkms

I understand Jeff is relatively new to Dell. Maybe in the future we'll
see his influence improve Dell's clustering situation.

Douglas Eadline wrote:
> And it is good to see a company support Jeff's contributions.
> For those that don't know, Jeff has in the past been a
> BIG contributor to ClusterMonkey.net (he still is by the way).
> He has written articles on parallel file systems and interconnects
> that have a  depth and completeness that is often lacking in many
> other venues.
> 
> --
> Doug
> 
> For the purpose of full discolsure, I run ClusterMonkey.net,
> an open HPC community web site. Assistance always welcome :)
> 
>> Kilian CAVALOTTI wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 08 April 2009 19:48:30 Joe Landman wrote:
>>>> As an FYI, Beowulf veteran Jeff Layton wrote up a nice article on
>>>> memory
>>>> configuration issues for Nehalem (I had seen some discussion on this
>>>> previously).
>>>>
>>>> Link is here:
>>>> http://www.delltechcenter.com/page/04-08-2009+-+Nehalem+and+Memory+Configur
>>>> ations
>>> That's a great write-up, gathering all the useful information in one
>>> place. A
>>> must read. Thanks Jeff!
>> I thought it would be a good counterpoint to some of the other list
>> traffic we'd seen on Dell.  Jeff, and by association, Dell, contributes
>> significantly to the HPC community.  Good guy to know.  May not be able
>> to solve the sales issues on the Dell side, but he is a good source of
>> information, ideas and advice.

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Prentice
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