RE: Multia UDB Hardware Questions

Scott Locklin ESG (
Sat, 16 Nov 1996 23:18:33 -0800 (PST)

On Sat, 16 Nov 1996, Steven W. Decato wrote:
> 100BT cards in the Dual Pentium since I'm using it as the file server
> for the network, and it serves as the router between the 10 & 100BT
> sides. I've found that 64mb seems to be the sweet spot for memory NT
> Server with 32mb being about right for NT Workstation.
> I have dual partitions running Linux as well (for my thesis research).
> I'm using Message Passing Interface (MPI) and have found that in real
> life I get a 2.5mb per second throughput with 100BT cards passing big
> packets. MPI is simpler to use than sockets and doesn't add a lot of
> overhead.

Er, are you running MPI on Linux-AXP or on the Dual Pentium box? If you
are running on AXP, please share the source. I am more used to PVM, but
MPI is supposed to be the next Big Thing in parallel schtuff.


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