Alpha SMP Beowulf cluster: problems with SMP and ethernet !!

Pierre Brua brua at
Sat May 27 03:11:53 PDT 2000

Stefano Curtarolo wrote:
> We have bought 4 new ES40 with 4 CPUS (667) each.
> I am running debian 2.2 with kernel 2.2.15 or 2.3.99pre9.
> I have istalled everything with a 2.2.15-generic kernel and
> everything works great with a single CPU. The netwotrk adapter is
> a DE600, a clone of eepro100.

You can also use the de4x5 driver for this network card flavor. We had
curious problem with different mileage of the eepro100 driver on
XP1000's and switched to this one until we get enough time to do further
analysis of the problems with the eepro100 driver.

Hope it helps,
Pierre Brua     PARALLINE Sarl      Parallelism & Linux Solutions
71,av. des Vosges Phone:+33 388 141 740 mailto:brua at
F-67000 STRASBOURG  Fax:+33 388 141 741

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