[Beowulf] recommendations on ARM distro?

Jonathan Aquilina jaquilina at eagleeyet.net
Sat May 14 23:44:58 PDT 2016

What is everyone's thoughts on raspi's for a cluster?

On 2016-05-12 21:58, Carlos Linares Lopez wrote:

> My first e-mail in the list, ...something I finally understand! :)
> I have a small cluster of 3 odroid u3 running Unbuntu 14.04 LTS (I do
> have to update it these days to 16.04). I use condor and it works very
> nicely
> You can see a short demo here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t4QPX50u4rg
> El 12/5/16 a las 21:09, C Bergström escribió: On Fri, May 13, 2016 at 2:59 AM, Mark Hahn <hahn at mcmaster.ca> wrote: Hi all,
> we have a (tiny) experimental ARM box - based on Cavium ThunderX, but have
> run into basic issues with distros (ie, ARM+ldap+ubuntu=fail).
> If you're using ARM (on something bigger than a RPi), what distro are you
> using? I don't have 1st hand experience with the combination you're
> referencing above, but peanut gallery comments
> 1) I'd encourage you to retry the default Cavium provided OS - I
> realize that the package manager may not be fun, but they have thus
> far been good about software support for our needs
> 2) Fedora has put quite a bit of effort into their AArch64 distro
> ------------
> I'm happy to connect you to people @ARM or @Cavium which is likely a
> better support channel for critical software like this.
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