[Beowulf] Finally, she's working properly :) * I think..
hearnsj at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 26 01:41:06 PDT 2016
good to hear that you are up and running!
On 25 August 2016 at 07:27, Darren Wise <darren at wisecorp.co.uk> wrote:
> Heya guys and gals,
> I had to take a week off due to the birth of a new nipper and it's been on
> hands on deck here, plus it's the summer holidays and this is my fourth
> biological child and also two step children in their teens..
> So its a tad bit busy around here!
> Anyway, I was having terrible trouble with not even touching a beowulf
> since I setup a 200 node beowulf for saab when I worked for a firm in
> finland, after the dot com bubble bursting allot of the fun went out the
> window and so did investment in to ventures like this, but I did consider
> it to be more along the lines of trimming the fat off the industry as we
> knew it then..
> So you can imagine my view of this, it's like starting again but knowing
> how to roughly balance the bike, but not while pedalling..
> Long story short, it's all installed, running well and even with the dated
> idea of MPICH2 version 3? I imagine.. I've test ran hellow, pmandel and
> also cpi (flexing some pi calculations) and i've also manged to flex it a
> little bit more by installing and getting JtR (John the Ripper) to actually
> function or me actually finding out how to get it to function with little
> more then a few hours actually here an their using it..
> But none the less, it's working just fine now.. Trust my luck, I'll shut
> it all down for the duration of me getting to sleep, boot it all back up
> and find my hard drives have melted..
> So what have you all been doing with you're clusters, I see some of you
> work for some quite niche markets within parallel computing and deep big
> data mining because I've glanced at some of your signature links ;)
> Just curious to know how many of you do your own thing on your own
> equipment regardless of it being on site or off..
> I'm interested ;)
> > Kind regards,
> > Darren Wise Esq,
> > B.Sc, HND, GNVQ, City & Guilds.
> > Managing Director (MD)
> > www.wisecorp.co.uk
> > www.darrenwise.co.uk
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