Cluster programming...

Steffen Persvold sp at
Thu Jan 23 08:07:12 EST 2003

> > If the problem goes away with Intel and a modern kernel, I'm going to
> > guess that your problem is alphas running 6.2.  This won't tell you how
> > to SOLVE your problem -- dumping your alphas probably won't be appealing
> > to you, neither will trying to get a more recent RH release running on
> > the alphas -- but it might get you to where you can at least face the
> > problem squarely and figure out which of the unpleasant solutions to
> > attempt.  Probably an "alternate" one...
> RH 7.1 is the latest RedHat distribution released for the Alphas. The 
> latest errata kernel for this distribution is 2.4.9-40 IIRC, however it 
> should be any problem to compile and run for example a stock 2.4.20 kernel 
> with RH 7.1 (with the latest upgrades).

Of course that is 'shouldn't be any problem to compile' ...

Sorry for the confusion,
  Steffen Persvold   |       Scali AS      
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