Aryeh M. Friedman
aryeh.friedman at gmail.com
Sun Jul 19 18:57:46 UTC 2009
Jules Gilbert wrote:
> Oh! and where were you about three years ago, when a group of us were
> putting together our cluster, based around FreeBSD.
> We discovered how much of FreeBSD didn't work. For example we could
> never get ClusterIt! to work. An engineer delegated to work on this
> problem, literally one of the best debugger-oriented programmer's I
> have ever met, spent more than a week (about two?,) with this problem
> but was never able to isolate it.
> As you probably know debugging events across multiple machines isn't easy.
> We still have our cluster and we'd like to get it running. For
> several years we did run FreeBSD but were never able to get the level
> of performance that we would have obtained had we been running Linux
> or even something simpler, such as OS/2.
> Do you have a deliverable?
You should look at Mozart/Oz (mozart.org) which is a largely theortical
(but implemented) language that eliminates almost all the timing
issues. I am slowly writing a distrusted OS based on some of the ideas.
> On Sun, Jul 19, 2009 at 11:03 AM, Enrique Fynn<enriquefynn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello, I'm working in a project called OSCAR, for creating clusters,
>> beowulf-class and I'd like to port it, how do I proceed? Do you think that
>> the idea is viable?
>> Many thanks and best regards
>> Enrique Fynn.
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