[Beowulf] OK, I'll be first: mac mini

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Wed Jan 12 03:13:31 PST 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-11 at 23:03 -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:
> anyone working on assembling a large cluster of Mac mini's?
> I hafta believe that some of you bio or montecarlo types are 
> thinking about it.  sure, the box only has a G4, and only 100bT,
> but it's small, fairly cheap and gosh-darn cute!
Oooh, nice
Does anyone know if they support network booting?

> fairly low power, and the input might be DC (gangable?).
> if not a compute cluster, how about a video wall?  radeon 9200 is 
> nothing to sneeze at (faster than my desktops), and one of these 
> would look pretty cute sitting under a mini-DLP projector.

but the 100Mb interface will be a big bottleneck.

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