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Re: [K12OSN] how hard is it to get openmosix into k12ltsp?

openMosix doesn't require rewriting/recompiling any applications to
utilize.  Blender is listed on the apps that work well with openMosix at:


See also:


James Jensen

--- Barry Smoke <bsmoke bryantschools org> wrote:
> What kind of applications are available for openmosix?
> My main interest is a render farm.  I'd like to point blender/3dstudio 
> max/lightwave, or whatever 3d animation program our High School Lab 
> wants to use at the mosix cluster to render animations fast
> James Jensen wrote:
> >--- Barry Smoke <bsmoke bryantschools org> wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Well, I got the chance to play with openmosix in clusterknoppix, and It
> >>would be a nice addition to k12ltsp.
> >>    
> >>
> >
> >
> >I have not had success with K12LTSP 3.1.0 (RH 9) as openMosix does not
> like
> >gcc 3.x and I have not been able to compile a kernel with it for 3.1.0
> >myself...
> >
> >See: http://howto.ipng.be/openMosixWiki/index.php/FAQ
> >
> >Regarding openMosix kernel compile:
> >"Check to be sure you are using gcc 2.95.3 or RH 2.96 and not gcc3.x.
> The
> >Red Hat gcc 2.96 compiler is gcc 2.95 + RH patches. In this case, you
> >should ensure you use gcc-2.96-74 or later. In addition, please pay
> >attention to compiler optimization. Anything greater than -O2 may not be
> >wise. Similarly, if you choose to use gcc-2.95.x or derivatives, be sure
> >not to use -fstrict-aliasing (which, depending on your version of gcc
> >2.95.x, may necessitate using -fno-strict-aliasing)."
> >
> >I looked around for a gcc 2.96 RPM for RH 9, but didn't find one last
> night
> >(it's probably sitting on one of the install CD's!  LOL!)
> >
> >James Jensen

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