[Kittyhawk] console

Jonathan Appavoo jappavoo at bu.edu
Mon Jul 25 15:54:01 EDT 2011


Sorry guys desperately trying to get proposal uploaded to NSF
Will reply to thread tomorrow :-(

On Jul 25, 2011, at 3:51 PM, ron minnich wrote:

> 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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