rather unfortunate article on Mac
agrajag at scyld.com
Thu Jan 31 16:41:34 PST 2002
On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Mark Hahn wrote:
> a heady mixture of raw Apple marketing and some pretty strange
> slams of Beowulf and Linux. hmm, oh, I see, and a bit of self-promotion...
NOTE: I speak for myself, not for anyone else or any company which I
Having looked over their one-page install guide, I find it quite amusing
that this system requires every machine doing computations to have a
full MacOS X install, plus pooch installed. I've setup several Scyld
Beowulf clusters and find them to be easier to setup than what is
required for their 1 page of installation instructions.
Perhaps it would be nice if people writing articles would look at the
status of Linux in the last 6 months or a year as opposed to 5 or more
And really.. 2 weeks for 16-nodes sounds like an overexaguration, even
for some of the original beowulf stuff.
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