[Beowulf] A press release

Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
Tue Jul 1 16:25:19 PDT 2008

Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> writes:
> I was hoping for some discussion of concrete issues.  for instance,
> I have the impression debian uses something other than sysvinit - 
> does that work out well?  is it a problem getting commercial packages
> (pathscale/pgi/intel compilers, gaussian, etc) to run?

It is trivial to port init scripts between different init
systems. They're just short shell scripts, they're utterly readable,
and any sysadmin worth their salt can make the needed changes in a few
minutes. If you have a large cluster, you need such a person anyway.

Perry E. Metzger		perry at piermont.com

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