--- On Mon, 10/20/08, Sean Cavanaugh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > From: Sean Cavanaugh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Subject: RE: High Performance Computing Mini-Cluster > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], "FreeBSD Questions" <email@example.com> > Date: Monday, October 20, 2008, 9:52 AM > > Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 08:19:28 -0700 > > From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org > > Subject: High Performance Computing Mini-Cluster > > > > Hello, i am interested in setting up a small cluster, > of about 5 machines to show how this can work on a > university environment. Its kind of a pitch to university > authorities to show them how this work so they can think on > investing top dollars on it. We have a bunch of > workstations running FreeBSD, However as i been reading > through the documentation, the canonical situacion would be > a environment where the machines netboot over the server, > get most of their partitions over NFS and have NIS installed > so users can authenticate at the server and share resources > available at the cluster. > > > > > not an answer to your question, but you might be interested > by this http://mini-itx.com/projects/cluster/ > might give you some insight into what you are looking for > > -Sean
Sean, the link you provided does a good job of helping someone understand the process involved in setting up a cluster, even if it doesn't provide detailed information in a "HOW-TO" like fashion. Then i guess is up to me to get going and ask questions where i get stuck. Maybe do the How-to documentation of my own in the process. Gerardo Paredes __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"