It sounds like you would be better off looking at a beowulf type =
http://www.clustermonkey.net and http://www.linuxhpc.org both have good =
and starting points for you.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: openmosix-general-bounces@... =
> general-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Mr Gabriel
> Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 10:25 AM
> To: Mark Mackey
> Cc: openmosix-general@...
> Subject: Re: [openMosix-general] Need to build a cluster, advice =
> Thanks for the answer, I appreciate that. What if I have a transcode
> program, that is actually designed to be parrallelised? *excuse the =
> up word! But you get what I mean!*
> On 04/09/07, Mark Mackey <mark@...> wrote:
> I'm not completely sure that openMosix is what you want in this
> case. oM lets a cluster of computer look sort-of-like one big
> multiprocessor machine with lots of interprocessor latency. It =
> multiprocessing capability on the level of enabling individual =
> to migrate to different CPUs in the cluster. What it won't do for you =
> parallelise an existing non-parallel process.
> So, if you set up a 10-computer oM cluster, it won't let you
> transcode a DVD 10 times faster. It might in theory let you transcode =
> DVDs in parallel, but in practise transcoding is quite I/O intensive =
> you'd get much better throughput just running the machines =
> and letting each one work on its own DVD.
> Mr Gabriel wrote:
> I need to build a cluster of which I'm going to use to
> transcode DVD content, into VCD content. I've searched for some =
> but nothing. Any ideas, and pointers would be appreciated.
> Dr Mark Mackey
> Cresset BioMolecular Discovery