The openMosix HOWTO

Live free() or die()

Kris Buytaert

and Others


Table of Contents
I. Introduction
Introduction
openMosix HOWTO
Introduction
Disclaimer
Distribution policy
New versions of this document
Feedback
So what is openMosix Anyway ?
A very, very brief introduction to clustering
The story so far
openMosix in action: An example
Components
openMosix Test Drive
Pros of openMosix
Cons of openMosix
II. Installing openMosix
Requirements and Planning
Hardware requirements
Hardware Setup Guidelines
Software requirements
Planning your Cluster
Classrooms
Distribution specific installations
Installing openMosix
Before getting openMosix
Getting openMosix
openMosix General Instructions
Red Hat and openMosix
Suse and openMosix
Debian and openMosix
openMosix and Gentoo
Other distributions
Autodiscovery
Easy Configuration
Compiling auto-discovering
Troubleshooting autodiscovery
PlumpOS
What Plump/OS is
How does it work?
Requirements
Getting Started
Cluster Installation
Cluster Installations
DSH, Distributed Shell
III. Administrating openMosix
Administrating openMosix
Basic Administration
Configuration
the userspace-tools
Cluster Mask
Tuning Mosix
Introduction
Creating a "Master" node
Optimizing Mosix
Channel Bonding Made Easy
openMosix and FireWire
openMosixview
Introduction
openMosixview vs Mosixview
Installation
using openMosixview
openMosixprocs
openMosixcollector
openMosixanalyzer
openMosixmigmon
openmosixview FAQ
openMosixview + ssh:
Other openMosix related Programs
Introduction
openMosixView
openMosixapplet
wmonload
openMosixWebView
Common Problems
Introduction
My processes won't migrate
I don't see all my nodes
I often get errors: No such process
DFSA ? MFS ?
Python Troubles
Hints and Tips
Locked Processes
Choosing your processes
Java and openMosix
openMosix and Hyperthreading
openMosix and Firewalls
(stress)Testing your openMosix installation
A small Test Script
Perl Proggie by Charles Nadeau
the openMosix stress-test
IV. Running Applications on openMosix
Improving Compiling Performance
Introduction
Imaging with openMosix
Introduction
Povray
BioInformatics and openMosix
Introduction
Blast
V. openMosix Development
Getting started with openMosix internals
Introduction
VI. FAQ
the openMosix FAQ
General
Getting, building, installing and running openMosix
Kernel Questions
File Systems
Programming openMosix
Resources
Miscellaneous
PlumpOS FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions
How to produce openMosix's Kernel RPM files
How to produce openMosix's Kernel RPM files
More Info
irc
Further Reading
Translations
Chinese
Spanish
Russian
Links
Mailing List
Credits
GNU Free Documentation License
0. PREAMBLE
1. APPLICABILITY AND DEFINITIONS
2. VERBATIM COPYING
3. COPYING IN QUANTITY
4. MODIFICATIONS
5. COMBINING DOCUMENTS
6. COLLECTIONS OF DOCUMENTS
7. AGGREGATION WITH INDEPENDENT WORKS
8. TRANSLATION
9. TERMINATION
10. FUTURE REVISIONS OF THIS LICENSE
How to use this License for your documents
Index
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