[gmx-users] GROMACS in parallel on Dual CPU Linux machine
feenstra at chem.vu.nl
Tue May 20 13:23:00 CEST 2003
Oliver Beckstein wrote:
> Re: Athlon problems, I think there was some discussion about this on the
> list 2 months ago. We have two dual Athlon XP boxes with Tyan Tiger MP
> S2460 motherboards which are _unusable_ because they crash completely on
> any heavy computational load (although they survived Eric's cpuburn).
> Temperature is not an issue there. On the Beowulf list I heard that 'these
> motherboards suck administrators' time like black holes', ie the hardware
> seems to be extremely flaky. Perhaps you have similar problems. (On a
> sidenote, we also have some Tiger 2466 and these run rock solidly). I
> cannot offer a solution, though, I am afraid.
If these problems are apparently that severe, well-known and reprocuable,
I'd say go back to your vendor and get a refund (or a new mb)!
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