[Beowulf] Beowulf, Gentoo and Navier Stokes solvers

Mattijs Janssens m.janssens at opencfd.co.uk
Tue Feb 7 01:42:51 PST 2006

 > RE: the navier stokes (CFD) bits

If this is for CGI anyway, I was quite impressed by the Blender 
integrated fluid simulation facility. Limited in functionality but very 

Brian D. Ropers-Huilman wrote:
> Hash: RIPEMD160
> Alan,
> As your request is fairly Gentoo specific, please visit:
> http://www.gentoo.org/main/en/lists.xml
> and subscribe to the gentoo-cluster list.
> RE: the navier stokes (CFD) bits, there are several codes out there. One is
> even situated in your neck of the woods:
> http://www.opencfd.co.uk/openfoam/
> FYI, there is a CFD component being added to Cactus, which may be of value
> to you:
> http://www.cactuscode.org/
> Alan Jones said the following on 2006-02-06 11:00:
>>Hi All,
>>I'll start by introducing myself being my first post on the list. As the
>>header suggests my name is Alan - I'm head of R&D at a production
>>(visual effects) house in London.
>>I'm currently looking into developing a cluster to perform fluid
>>simulation and google, while providing plenty of information, hasn't
>>shown what I'm after.
>>The first part I'm looking for is how I'd go about using gentoo as my
>>base platform for putting together a cluster.
>>The other question is whether there's any existing open source projects
>>for navier stokes on beowulf out there as I'd rather spend my
>>development efforts contributing to an existing project.
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