[Beowulf] New member, upgrading our existing Beowulf cluster

Chris Samuel csamuel at vpac.org
Thu Dec 3 17:57:07 PST 2009

----- "Greg Lindahl" <lindahl at pbm.com> wrote:

> Eh? What's so hard about marking the other nodes
> as unusable in your batch system, and waiting for
> them to become free?

If you've got a job running on there for a month
or two then there's a fairly high opportunity cost

Christopher Samuel - (03) 9925 4751 - Systems Manager
 The Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing
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