[Kittyhawk] console

ron minnich rminnich at gmail.com
Mon Jul 25 15:51:03 EDT 2011


On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Eric Van Hensbergen <ericvh at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 2:46 PM, ron minnich <rminnich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Eric Van Hensbergen <ericvh at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Jonathan can correct me if I'm wrong, but IIRC:
>>>
>>> kittyhawk boots a khctl kernel on one of the compute nodes when it starts up.
>>> khdo ssh's into that system to perform commands which interact with the other
>>> nodes.
>>
>>
>> whoa! interesting! So compute node console is wired to a torus vc?
>>
>
> Again, Jonathan can correct me if I'm wrong, but for some reason I
> think it might still be tree, particularly since console is often used
> as a broadcast medium.

that would be tricky, when you get to more than 64 nodes. I wonder if
that's why it's on a compute node?

ron


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