[Beowulf] CentOS plus Fedora kernel?

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Wed Nov 25 14:34:27 EST 2009


On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 12:37:01PM +0100, Bogdan Costescu wrote:

> A much newer kernel from Fedora usually requires newer utils as well

Yeah, last time I did this I didn't rpm-ize the kernel, and that saved
me quite a bit of work. I snagged the .config file out of Fedora, but
didn't grab any patches.

Since you guys seem determined to speculate about what feature I need,
it's the new scheduler, CFS, which appeared in 2.6.23.

> And why not running the newly released Fedora 12 which will be the
> base for CentOS 6 anyway shortly ? (for a vague definition of
> shortly ;-))

Fedora on a big production cluster? Not a chance.

-- greg
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