Subject: Re: heterogeneous clusters?
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: tech-cluster
Date: 10/26/2003 23:03:46
On Fri, Oct 24, 2003 at 07:19:38AM -0400, Robert F. Schaefer wrote:
> Sounds like you're in a similar position to me. I'm thinking of
> placing boxs in strategic locations throughout the house, and running
> a distributed temperature-management app...  ^_^

sounds good...  my machines are beneath my bedroom; maybe I could
arrange something like this too.  (:

> What dos your propotype do?

searches for factors of fermat numbers.  (2^(2^n) - 1).  the old
hardware seems to do decently at it even though the algorithm I'm using
is fixed point.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "someday the industry will have throbbing frontal lobes and will be able
  to write provably correct software.  also, I want a pony." -- Zach Brown