what's unix and what's not

.VWV. victorvittorivonwiktow at interfree.it
Mon Nov 24 18:44:59 PST 2003

Thanks once more, now I have something interesting to learn.


Nigel Weeks wrote:
> If you're after 'SSI' (Single Server Image), then you're in for some
> work on FreeBSD.
> The patches from the Mosix group could be ported, but it'd be hard
> work. DragonFlyBSD has a distant goal to include between-machine
> messaging for process migration, but I'd say you need one now.
> If they'd handle a master/slave cluster, MPI, PVM, Ganglia(for
> monitoring), and the new framework under Seti at home(BOINC) will run
> with the least amount of work.
> Out of the box:
> Clusterit (/usr/ports/net/clusterit) gives some handy functionailty.
> PVM (/usr/ports/net/pvm) runs brilliantly
> MPI (/usr/ports/net/lam, /usr/ports/net/mpich) are popular, powerful
> methods 
> I'm into clusters too. I can't wait to do a `top` on a FreeBSD box,
> and see processors 0 - 63 busy...
> Ps. I'm not calling you a zealot. Just be careful recommending to
> others too loudly.
> It's a quick and easy way to get discredited.

More information about the freebsd-advocacy mailing list