[Beowulf] Low cost IB cards
hahn at mcmaster.ca
Sat Feb 6 18:41:22 PST 2010
> Last I checked, OFED isn't supported by Fedora. Understand, Fedora *is* a
> rapidly moving target.
fedora is great for desktops and other less "entangled" machines;
centos is more appropriate for the latter. I have no opinion about
debian derivatives except that they seem redundant and often come with
unwelcome and unwarranted attitude...
> work on it. Right now I am struggling with their ideology ... nouveau versus
> Nvidia. I want to remove the former and install the latter. And it ain't
it _is_ easy with akmods. until vendors do what it takes for open-source
drivers, getting along with binary blobs is good. as far as I can see,
akmods are the right way to do it: just recompile the shim when necessary.
regards, mark hahn.
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