[Beowulf] recommendations on ARM distro?

jaquilina jaquilina at eagleeyet.net
Sat May 14 23:55:26 PDT 2016

What embedded boards would you recommend instead?

Sent from Samsung tablet.-------- Original message --------From: cbergstrom at pathscale.com Date: 15/05/2016  08:51  (GMT+01:00) To: Jonathan Aquilina <jaquilina at eagleeyet.net>, Carlos Linares Lopez <clinares at inf.uc3m.es> Cc: beowulf at beowulf.org Subject: Re: [Beowulf] recommendations on ARM distro? 
                                                                                      Imho a waste of time unless you're just doing a feasibility research project.
Lame int, low FP, low core density and what networking ‎is available..                                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   From: Jonathan AquilinaSent: Sunday, May 15, 2016 14:45To: Carlos Linares LopezCc: beowulf at beowulf.orgSubject: Re: [Beowulf] recommendations on ARM distro?

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
 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
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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