Subject: Second try to post: Yes, see daugerresearch.com -- Pooch, Re: Beowulf
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Dwight Hines <email@example.com>
Date: 10/11/2005 22:24:50
I think this is a good idea. The key is to have a financial payoff
for doing it.
I think it would be fun if all you did was create a nice matrix for
setting probabilities for government vehicles use in a restricted area
It should be trite to determine necessary, required, and goof off uses.
The key is a substantial mini-max problem that I think dauger has
solved for parallel Macs. His is called not Beowulf, but Pooch, I
I have a 700 and they are now available cheap. I think the key would
be to be able to network them over a phone or fast connection line.
On 10/11/05, David Rogers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've been contemplating doing this with the several IIci's that I
> have. All I need is a few more hard drives and I'm gonna give it a
> try...I just don't know what for yet though...
> dave rogers
> On Oct 11, 2005, at 11:27 AM, Joshua Coombs wrote:
> > I don't see why it couldn't be done. I've absolutely no experience
> > with HPC setups, but I love pushing old hardware into new tasks,
> > how can I help? : )
> > Joshua Coombs
> > ----- Original Message ----- From: "William Duke" <email@example.com>
> > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 11, 2005 12:13 PM
> > Subject: Beowulf
> >> I'm curious as to whether anybody has ever tinkered with the idea
> >> of setting
> >> up a 68k Mac Beowulf cluster using NetBSD? I did do a quick
> >> search on
> >> Google and found that somebody in Japan was working on a 68k Mac
> >> based HPC.
> >> I think it would be an interesting project. 24 Quadra 700's or
> >> Quadra
> >> 605's running BSD or Linux, doing some high performance, relatively
> >> speaking, computing. I already have one Quadra 700 and an old 24
> >> port
> >> 10baseT switch that I could use.
> >> Hmm, I just need 23 more Quadras to really start some super-
> >> computing...