What are the failure messages for the compile?
Are you using one of the .config files from openssi/kernel.configs?
Keith W. Bacon wrote:
> Thank you for your replies, honestly I'm looking to setup 500 or more
> nodes. 100 to 200 initally
> I'm having a difficult time getting this to recompile correctly for
> Debian sarge and Debian testing. I pulled down the cvs with same
> results. Any assistance would be much appreciated!
> Thank you,
> On Dec 7, 2006, at 2:15 PM, Laura Ramirez wrote:
>> I believe the openmosix code wont compile if its over 125.
>> Brian J. Watson wrote:
>>> Keith W.Bacon wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone!
>>>> The number of nodes on the site says 125
>>>> Is this up to date? I read about using procs and the number of
>>>> nodes is thousands.
>>>> Openssi has been the perfect clustering software and I like to know
>>>> if I'll be able to scale to the moon or in the next version?
>>>> I will be setting up a diskless openssi cluster of 100 apache servers.
>>> Hi Keith,
>>> IIRC, there is a #define in include/linux/cluster.h (or one of the
>>> other SSI header files) that sets the limit on the number of nodes.
>>> By changing this and recompiling the kernel, you'll be able to add
>>> more nodes. It is possible that increasing this number could trigger
>>> some bugs, but I don't know that it would. It might just be a testing
>>> effort to see if it works correctly with say 150 or 200 nodes.
>>> I know that there are some scaling problems that start kicking in at
>>> some point, which would need to be fixed by re-architecting some
>>> algorithms, but I think it would require several hundred nodes to
>>> trigger these scaling problems.
>>> If you're interested in testing OpenSSI with more nodes, I'm sure the
>>> developers on this list would be interested in your results.
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