[GE users] Correct Version of SGE on Macs Intel XEON

rayson rayrayson at gmail.com
Thu Apr 1 06:55:01 BST 2010

Where did you find the page that says "the only option is to download
SGE-bin for x86"??

I followed the download page and the pull-down menu shows that SGE
binary is available for Mac OS X PowerPC / Intel.


Make sure you get the latest version of SGE, which is SGE 6.2u5.

And lastly, if you bought the 4 machines just for setting up a
cluster, get Linux instead -- it is easier to manage in a clustered
encironment, gives you better performance, and more people are running
Linux clusters... also it's cheaper (may be not important if you get
the money for "free" via research funding).


On 4/1/10, neoideo <axischire at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> this is my first post, good day to everyone
> i have the duty to make a cluster composed by 4 Mac Pros which are the same,
> -8GB
> -Intel Xeon
> -Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.6 (not server, i didnt buy them)
> they connected to the same localnetwork, each one can see the other.
> before starting with the instalation, i noticed that on the Sun Download
> Page the only option is to download SGE-bin for x86.
> should i take the job of compiling the whole engine from scratch ?? (i hope
> is as simple as configure->make->install but would be too much hapyness i
> guess  )
> or there are other easier options?
> thanks in advance, any help is valorated
> -Cristobal


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