how to build a small beowulf cluster

Lechner, David Lechner at
Mon Feb 4 07:22:10 PST 2002

A bit dated, but the "pondermatic" write up by Rick Bono is good - at:
Also the "how to build a Beowulf" Caltech tutorial
(a search of google ont hat title found more than 1 tutorial )
the book of same title by Sterling, Becker, Salmon & Sarvarese from Amazon

wr / Dave.

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	YiTing Liu [SMTP:ting at]
> Sent:	Friday, February 01, 2002 8:04 PM
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> Subject:	how to build a small beowulf cluster
> Hi, All,
>   I am new to this mailing list.
>   Also it's my first time to build "small" cluster alone for school's
> project.
>   Only 2 linux machines , one is master and the other is the node.
>   Their CPU - P4 1.76Hz, 80GB in HD, 1GB memory.
>   One has SMC EZ NIC card, the other has Intel Pro 10/100 NIC Card.
>   I surfed lots web sites, including and
>   BUT, I still have no idea how/where to start!!
>   Can some one point a way for me?
>   I'll be appreciated!!
>   Thank you very much.
> Ting
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