[Beowulf] SuSE 9.3

John Hearns john.hearns at streamline-computing.com
Mon Jul 11 14:06:54 PDT 2005

On Mon, 2005-07-11 at 11:32 -0400, Michael Joyner wrote:
> Brian R Smith wrote:

> > 
> > SuSE does come with a few helpful packages like mpich/lam and queuing
> > software like OpenPBS, but in my experience, you are always better off
> > following a more generic model: build it yourself.
> We were initially looking at SuSE because that is what we have 
> everywhere else. :)
Well, use SuSE on your cluster then, if that is the distro which you are
most used to.
Personally, I would shy away from Fedora, much though I have a liking
for Redhat hand have used it for years.

I agree with the advice though to build your own packages rather than
relying on the RPMs.

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