for testing/development and other purposes.
Config is reasonable, with an upgrade later today. 2 x 2.66 GHz (5130) processors, 4 GB ram, nice video card (Quadro FX/4500).
We are working on some benchmarks for a customer. This is a commercial code, closed source, MPI based.
Results are in and we did not advance. Good luck to the advancers. Update: Looking over the results, not a single advanced computing project was advanced. HPC was completely ignored which runs counter to what they said they would do. Lots of automotive bits were advanced. The message for a small HPC company located in … Read more21st Century update
We have been patiently waiting to hear whether or not we advanced to the next round. We already know the fate of one proposal which we helped on, but was not one of our own submissions. That was discarded on a technicality, basically an index entry reporting on confidential material and color pages was not pointing to the right pages according to the report back from the compliance tester. Not screened for content, as it did not pass screening for format.
Folks, we are getting spammed. If something gets through, please note that I want to apologise in advance and I will handle it as soon as possible. If I miss something, fire me a note.
The machine is up. If you don’t know about Blastwave, it is a helpful resource. Once you set up your machine, mozy over there, and get all the tools you would otherwise be missing.
My experience with the 1/06 Solaris 10 was, well, less than good. I came away with the impression of a system that is very hard to install, one might say extraordinarily hard to install, with few supported systems. Video didn’t work, networking required going to an unsupported freeware site, pulling down a binary driver, and doing something akin to insmod in linux.
For reasons I don’t quite understand WP seems to have eaten Dan’s post.?? Here it is, re-replicated: Looks like we both have trouble being succinct! Thanks for the Linux lessons.?? I’ve worked in both Windows and UNIX environments professionally, but I’ve never done any real *work* with Linux.?? I appreciate learning more, and your information … Read morefollowup to another conversation