[Beowulf] cluster building advice?

Jonathan Barber jonathan.barber at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 01:32:17 PDT 2012


On 26 September 2012 09:15, Vincent Diepeveen <diep at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>
> On Sep 26, 2012, at 5:30 AM, Christopher Samuel wrote:

[snip]

>>> The intention is for the system to be used for scientific
>>> computation. I am trying to decide on a linux distribution to use.
>>> Does it matter all that much?
>>
>> If you're going to be using commercial codes then you probably want
>> something that's Red Hat or a rebuild (CentOS or Scientific Linux).
>
> Used Scientific Linux for a while. It has no downloadable source code.

Say what now? You can download the source RPMs for the 6x build from here:
http://ftp.scientificlinux.org/linux/scientific/6x/SRPMS/

Cheers
-- 
Jonathan Barber <jonathan.barber at gmail.com>


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