[GE users] Running VMWare in Sun Grid Engine

Martin Heusel mhe at cs.tu-berlin.de
Tue Jul 20 19:52:24 BST 2004

On Tue Jul 20 09:29:40 2004 -0400 Rory_Savage.consultant at peoplesoft.com wrote:
> Yes you are right.  I have worked with openMOSIX, and it does migrate
> native code to other nodes - but it would not migrate VMWare.  I kept
> getting "process would not migrate: because it's a monkey" -- and that
> means using files as shared memory in MOSIX language.  I am searching for a
> solution which will allow one to start multiple instances of VMWare
> (doesn't matter where they run) - and use the "free" resources of the
> grid/cluster.  And as each new instance is launched, the resources are
> obtained based on load demand.


afaik vmware uses heavily it's kernel modules and i doubt that these can
migrate to other machines or initialize them remotly somehow. Maybe i'm wrong.



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