[Beowulf] Big storage
ballen at gravity.phys.uwm.edu
Tue Apr 15 08:30:10 PDT 2008
> Would it be possible to get a (private) copy of your Jumpstart config file
>> and the custom install scripts? Reading these and modifying them will
>> probably be quite a bit quicker than developing our own from scratch.
> Sure. I'll send them in private after review.
Thanks very much. Please copy Carsten and Henning who are the people
doing the real work here at AEI-Hannover.
> I'd be gratefull to get returns after your testing.
Yes, we'll post some feedback about what we try.
>> PPS: We've also been doing some experiments with putting
>> OpenSolaris+ZFS on some of our generic (Supermicro + Areca) 16-disk
>> RAID systems, which were originally intended to run Linux.
> I think that DESY proved some data corruption with such configuration, so
> they switched to OpenSolaris+ZFS.
I'm confused. I am also talking about OpenSolaris+ZFS. What did DESY
try, and what did they switch to?
> I can't give further details, but can look for a contact, should you
> need them.
Yes, please. Is anyone from DESY subscribed to this list?
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