[GE users] Running Jobs on Windows PCs

Rayson Ho rayrayson at gmail.com
Fri Jun 23 09:25:02 BST 2006


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The opensource version does not support Windows, what you need is
N1GE, which is also free:

http://gridengine.info/articles/2005/12/01/sun-n1-grid-engine-is-now-free

N1GE will eventually become opensource too...

Rayson



On 6/22/06, dsmit01 at dcs.bbk.ac.uk <dsmit01 at dcs.bbk.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I wonder if anyone could help me. I have a GRID where jobs currently run only on
> Solaris boxes, which all use a NFS file system to access shared files.
>
> I would like to add Windows PCs (XP or 2003) to my GRID, in order to start
> experimenting with using the GRID for running jobs that can run only on PCs.
> However, I am not sure what additional software, if any, I would need to
> install on my PC (such as UNIX services for Windows etc.) before I can add the
> PCs as execution hosts.
>
> While I am not sure that this mailing list is the appropriate place to ask such
> a question, I get the impression that several people on the list are running
> jobs on Windows boxes, and would be very grateful if I could benefit from their
> experience.
>
> Any pointers regarding what additional software I would need to install on the
> PCs, issues that commonly occur during installation or when running jobs, or
> links to documentation that would prove helpful, would all be very much
> appreciated.
>
> Thank you for your time,
>
> Mat
>
>
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