cluster frustrations

Greg Lindahl lindahl at
Wed Jan 16 09:33:12 PST 2002

On Wed, Jan 16, 2002 at 09:07:26AM -0600, Peter Lindgren wrote:

> P.S. The best analogy I've made to how this feels is attempting to
> fix your own car. It seems promising, you've maybe done a few things
> in the past that worked. Now, you've gotten in big trouble. You
> really ought to just take it in to your mechanic and hope they can
> fix it (but it's so embarrassing!) And, really you're so mad you
> just want to take it out on the car - maybe push it off a nearby
> cliff...

Personally, I'm happy to pay a mechanic to fix my car, because I know
a lot about supercomputing, but not that much about fixing cars.

-- greg

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