[Beowulf] PVM on wireless...

Bill Rankin wrankin at ee.duke.edu
Wed Feb 6 09:33:11 PST 2008

Hey Rob,

Could it be a node naming issue where the wireless IP does not  
resolve to the same address as that used in the machinefile?  I seem  
to recall a similar issue back when we PVM on machines with multiple  
network connections.

Just a thought,


On Feb 6, 2008, at 10:40 AM, Robert G. Brown wrote:

> Anybody on list have any idea why PVM fails to add hosts over a  
> wireless
> link?  I've now tried this over multiple distro version and at  
> least one
> PVM update, and it just doesn't work.  Works fine over a wire,  
> fails on
> wireless, and as far as I know wire and wireless are both "identical"
> at the kernel interface layer so that any e.g. socket one might  
> open is
> absolutely ecumenical about what the underlying hardware is (good old
> ISO/OSI layering, right?).

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