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If I were to have a functioning cluster, would one WU be shared across all machines?
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If I were to have a functioning cluster, would one WU be shared across all machines?


I don't think so. If F@H will work with clusters then it's better for us to
crunch using Amazon's cloud computing. I don't think you can run FAH
using mpi for parallel processing for there's already a -smp option but
only works with same physical machine. But if FAH will run on a cluster
nodes with thousand of CPUs cruching 1 WU that will be muchooo PPD =).
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fraid not my friend. F@H doesnt play nice with clusters.
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fraid not my friend. F@H doesnt play nice with clusters.
My dreams are shattered.

Clusters work fine with separate WU's.

But the fact that I can't run SMP and set the nodes as cores is very saddening .
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Nope... latancies are too high between the nodes. Sorry.
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Nope... latancies are too high between the nodes. Sorry.
Really, after thinking about it, it wouldn't even make a difference.

The best thing would be to have a minimal linux install on most with the client, and a main linux install on the "master" and set up the viewer with all of the IP's.

The main issue is power consumption, but an older dual core only pulls 150 or so watts.
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