[GE users] using grid engine on very small form-factor systems with CF storage

Rayson Ho rayrayson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 20:11:27 GMT 2006


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AFAIK, the memory requirements on the execution hosts is very low. You
can use "top" to see the resident size of execd and shepherd.

If needed, you can use -Os instead of -O2 to compile SGE.

Rayson



On 1/13/06, Chris Dagdigian <dag at sonsorol.org> wrote:
>
>
> I'm trying to investigate the possibility of running Grid Engine
> exechost code on small form factor / low power systems.
>
> The basic system block  is an Intel Pentium-M with 1GB RAM. The IDE
> storage device is a 1Gb CompactFlash card. The host OS is a variant
> of Fedora Core 2 Linux.
> The overall system packaging is incredibly small and quite cool looking.
>
> Fedora Linux + 1Gb Ram + Pentium M seem like decent specs for running
> SGE on the device.  Has anyone else done some research or testing on
> these sorts of ultra-small systems? Are there sourceode build methods
> that will disable or remove memory-hungry features that may not be
> needed on small, single CPU devices?
>
> Regards,
> Chris
>
>
>
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