[scyld-users] Upgrading the Linux on SCYLD

Mike McDonald mikemac at mikemac.com
Sat Dec 6 22:53:01 PST 2003

>To: scyld-users at scyld.com
>Date: Sat, 06 Dec 2003 14:59:39 -0500
>From: Gregg Germain
> I have installed the shareware SCYLD Beowulf system which uses RH Linux
> I'd like to know if I can upgrade the Linux to more modern versions
>without disturbing the Scyld setup.
>Is this possible?

  If you do it really, really carefully, it's "possible". You just
can't update any of the Scyld modified packages. That includes the
kernel, glibc, modutils, and bunch of others. Kind of makes
"upgrading" not worth the attempt.

  Mike McDonald
  mikemac at scyld.com

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