MayaAnuAsmita SnehalKrushna sez:
| Hi Chirag,
| >OpenSSI, as you might already know, is an open source cluster project,
| >which leverages from HP's non-stop clusters product and several open
| >source projects (such as openmosix, lustre, linuxvirtualserver etc).
| >To enumerate on the features, that are implemented in OpenSSI, we
| >have, cluster filesystem (and hence single root), HA-LVS, clusterwide
| >IPC (all forms), access to remote devices, clusterwide processes, and
| >process management, load levelling, CLMS etc. We are trying to support
| >a lot of open source software, which are often used in conjunction
| >with clusters.
| >We, currently, do not support, migration of IPC objects, like, what I
| >think, your migshm patch does for openmosix. We would be interested to
| >port migshm patch to OpenSSI for that reason. We would like to know
| >your thoughts about it.
| --- I remember reading that openSSI has a DSM but no thread migration. We
| can port the thread migration module of migShm to openSSI. Out of MAASK, me
| and Snehal are willing to work on it.
| >Amit Shah had conveyed in one of his mails, that you had talked with
| >OpenSSI developers at some point of time, but he wasn't aware of what
| >transpired then. Could you tell me whom, did you talk to, and what was
| >concluded, then?
| --- Well, we exchanged a few mails with Bruce Walker in this context. We
| didn't have much time then, so we decided to delay it.
| I also wanted to confirm that no one else has taken up the task. Could you
| please update us on the current status?
AFAIK, nobody's taken up the task of porting migshm to OpenSSI. Am
CC'ing the mail to the list, just in case, somebody did take it up.
Chirag Kantharia, Hewlett-Packard India Software Operations