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Old 06-14-2004, 11:37 PM   #1
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2 computers into 1?


Just curious.. is it possible to set up two seperate computers and link their processing power into a single processor? For a desktop situation.. not server stuff.. I have 2 600mhz machines.. I would prefer one 1.2ghz.. is this at all possible? And how?
 
Old 06-15-2004, 12:32 AM   #2
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you can use distcc to share compiling loads. is that what you were looking for
 
Old 06-15-2004, 02:49 AM   #3
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Keep in mind that the workload isn't going to be as efficient with a setup like that, so you'll get about 1 Ghz or so ...
 
Old 06-15-2004, 03:47 AM   #4
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Sell one of the machines and use the cash to buy a new CPU and mobo for the one you have left. Or sell them both and build a 1.2 Ghz machine from the proceeds.

That could work, too, y'know .
 
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Selling a 600 is harder than you think. And 600 Mhz is plenty powerful for many, many things ...
 
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You can create a cluster like:
http://openmosix.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 06-16-2004, 05:03 AM   #7
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Thanks for the feedback guys!

I'll consider my options
 
  


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