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Joe Landman bioclusters@bioinformatics.org
13 May 2002 17:03:50 -0400

On Mon, 2002-05-13 at 16:49, Ivo Grosse wrote:
> Hi Joe,
> thanks a lot for your great und super-detailed answers, which answered 
> all of my questions, and much more.  Thanks!

My pleasure.
> Summary: in case of large I/O jobs, we don't get the feature of dynamic 
> load balancing, but there is no disadvantage over not using Mosix, 
> aside from a little extra overhead, correct?

Basically yes, with the caveats of job scheduler interaction issues (and
other things I may have forgotten... Chris?  Any thoughts?).  You will
lose a little in the overhead, and you can see if it is too troubling
using vmstat and other tools.

> Ivo
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