From: Brian Atkins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue May 08 2001 - 11:38:01 PDT
(when did Netscape stop reminding me that I was about to send a blank?)
Does anyone know what OS IBM will be running on those little Blue Gene
Eugene Leitl wrote:
> On Tue, 8 May 2001, David Stutz wrote:
> > I'm just a doddering old fool to think that the local OS matters at all,
> Of course a local OS matters. If my desktop box has a 1 k CPUs,
> they can't be fat CPUs, nor can they have large memory grains. So the
> amount of shared code present in each node better be minimal.
> I can't afford to replicate the bloat all over the place.
> So, some OSses can go places other OSses can't.
> [eleitl@pc27 DSPsrc]$ ls -l /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.17-21mdk
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 665029 Oct 5 2000 /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.17-21mdk
> Excuse me while I bust an aneurism laughing. How is that bloated thing
> supposed to scale to a 1 MBit grain architecture?
-- Brian Atkins Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence http://www.singinst.org/
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