[Beowulf] recommendations on ARM distro?

Jonathan Aquilina jaquilina at eagleeyet.net
Sun May 15 00:39:50 PDT 2016

Was actually thinking of a clustered server setup using 64bit arm board
if possible

On 2016-05-15 09:25, cbergstrom at pathscale.com wrote:

> Let me backup.. what's your goal?  
> Fun project using 32bit ARM? 
> ... ARMv8 aka ARM64 aka AArch64? 
> Actual work not using Intel? 
> FROM: jaquilina 
> SENT: Sunday, May 15, 2016 14:55 
> TO: cbergstrom at pathscale.com; Carlos Linares Lopez 
> CC: beowulf at beowulf.org 
> SUBJECT: Re: [Beowulf] recommendations on ARM distro? 
> 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 Aquilina 
> SENT: Sunday, May 15, 2016 14:45 
> TO: Carlos Linares Lopez 
> CC: beowulf at beowulf.org 
> SUBJECT: 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
> 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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