[Beowulf] centos5 as cluster os

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Fri Feb 15 08:05:36 PST 2008

On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 at 10:52am, Joe Landman wrote

> Mark Hahn wrote:
>>> whats everyones take on centos as a cluster os.
>> works fine for me, but I also don't think distros are very important.
>> the critical things are:
>>     - must have a decent package system.  yum is; I'm not familiar enough
>>     with urpmi or apt to know them.  I think both provide appropriate
>>     management of dependencies.
> Yum is good, so is apt.  I still have a problem with yum wanting to install 
> i386 binaries as well as the x86_64 ones.  Haven't learned how to stop that 
> yet (probably simple too).

It is:
yum install gsl.x86_64

Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin

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