[Beowulf] OpenSolaris

Joel Jaeggli joelja at darkwing.uoregon.edu
Thu Jun 16 08:04:38 PDT 2005

On Wed, 15 Jun 2005, Francisco Jesús Martínez Serrano wrote:

> Now that Sun has "opened" solaris 10, and since they are making the
> Sun Fire V40z servers, with up to 4 dual-core opteron servers, I was
> wandering if it would be worth trying it in our IWill H8501 8-way dual
> core server (better NUMA support, Sun's compiler set, DTrace...).

Most opteron server boards are built around almost identical building 
blocks until you get down to the perhipherals. the amd 8131/2 pci-x to 
hypertransport tunnel chipset and the 8111 hyper transport i/o hub are the 
rest literally the rest of the machine.

> Does anybody know what the hardware on the Sun Fire V40z is, and if it
> is similar enough to IWill's to be supported by the same drivers?
> Thanks!
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