[Beowulf] Security issues

Jon Aquilina eagles051387 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 24 04:42:14 PDT 2008


but why waste time sifting through all 26,000+ pkgs in the repos when u can
have a distro with repos focused on clustering pkgs?

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 1:19 PM, Tim Cutts <tjrc at sanger.ac.uk> wrote:

>
> On 24 Oct 2008, at 11:26 am, Alan Ward wrote:
>
>
>>
>> Kubuntu-derived? Would Debian not be a better way to go, as in not
>> installing any graphical stuff unless the user needs it?
>>
>
> Ubuntu is a little ahead of Debian in terms of some of the cluster software
> it contains.  For example, gluster is in Ubuntu 8.10, but is not in Debian
> Lenny.  It is in Debian's development tree, but won't hit a production
> Debian release for God knows how long.  :-)  You can always install Ubuntu
> without any of the GUI gubbins.
>
> Tim
>
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