1. There is IA64 support in a RHel3 version that isn't available on the
2. Some development work on checkpoint/restart has been done but not yet
3. Hoping to use an OpenSSI 2.4-based kernel (with native kernel
threads) on Suse9.1 but it may not work.
4. Cleaning up the hook has started but nothing is checked in yet. It
will be based on pure kernel.org 2.6.8 or later.
Do you think we should start a separate mailing list for the hooks?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Erich Focht [mailto:efocht@...
> Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2004 1:09 AM
> To: Walker, Bruce J; ssic-linux-devel@...
> Cc: ssic-linux-announce@...; ssic-linux-users@...
> Subject: Re: Proposed Roadmap for OpenSSI Project
> I'm curious about the roadmap of particular projects listed on
> openssi.org, too. I asked a while ago about them but never got a
> - Port to ia64 [John Byrne]
> - Checkpoint/restart of processes [Laura Ramirez]
> So far the roadmap focuses on ia32...?
> On Wednesday 15 September 2004 01:33, Walker, Bruce J wrote:
> > D. Roll the 1.1 for Suse 9.1=20
> > hopefully before the end of October=20
> SuSE9.1 comes with a 2.6 kernel. Will you go for that or try using a
> 2.4 replacement?
> > E. As we stablize 1.1, it will become 1.2 and will be the=20
> stable release
> > (for all above distributions).=20
> > Expect this to be sometime in November;=20
> > F. Full 2.6-based OpenSSI (on a Fedora Core 3 distribution)=20
> > Expect an initial alpha version within a=20
> couple of months;=20
> > G. Cleanup version of the kernel hooks for submission to=20
> the mainstream
> > kernel is ongoing=20
> > and may be completed by the end of 2004.=20
> End of 2004? Sounds good! Is this accessible through CVS?=20
> Which branch?
> > Infiniband support will be integrated as soon as it is=20
> ready. GFS/CLVM
> > and DRBD=20
> > support will be added after we have a 2.6-based OpenSSI.=20
> > Bruce Walker=20
> > OpenSSI Project Lead=20
> Best regards,
> Dr. Erich Focht
> Core Technology Group
> NEC High Performance Computing Europe GmbH, EHPCTC
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