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Old 10-09-2005, 12:31 AM   #1
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clustering + Openmosix


hello everyone, i do large jobs that need alot of CPU power like video editing and stuff (yes all within linux :P)

and i heard about openmosix and how it can cluster PCs together and compute 1 or more jobs, which is amazing.. i thought there wasnt such thing for free lol but anyways.. i was on gentoo's site and they have a section on setting up a cluster "http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/openmosix-howto.xml"

now i was trying to read up on this and i seem have a hard time gasping it, but this howto is just showing me how to setup a node ? how are the computers going to know where these nodes are and to send the process information back and forth.. ? is there another thing i have to do to make the pc's (the ones who issue the jobs) to see these nodes, to use there CPU ?

If anyone can help me out that would be just great

Thank you in advance.
 
Old 10-09-2005, 05:39 PM   #2
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I just read through that page, seems that the newer versions have auto-discovery build-in so they are supposed find each other. a server piece was mentioned but nothing on how to set it up. try some fo the links on this page "http://openmosix.sourceforge.net/documentation.html" or do some google searches. sorry i'm not of more help....
 
  


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