Proposal: Fedora at Home Project

Matthew Farrellee mfarrellee at
Wed Mar 5 15:58:31 UTC 2008

Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay wrote:

> Matthew Farrellee wrote:
> | The software is already packaged for F9. Initially, there is work to be
> | done along the lines of easily enabling the client side for users. Long
> | term, there is work to be done for handling NATs/firewalls, trusting
> | results, and scaling up to the aforementioned "million+" node open grid.
> This is good news. On the fedora-devel list Debarshi pointed out to
> BOINC as well. If there was one single reason this is interesting for me
> is that there has for long been a sort of "underground" Fedora consumers
> cult doing work around Bioinformatics, Gene Sequencing and the like in
> India. The research work might not be in the open, but there is a ready
> community waiting to be tapped

You'd probably be interested to know that the client side (execute node) 
of Condor can use a BOINC client to process data when there is nothing 
else to run (jobs).



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