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Advice on beginner learning linux and cluster computing

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August 20, 2010 4:27:52 AM

Just starting to work with Hardy Heron.
I want to use Oscar to cluster mainly for encoding/ripping purposes.
I have a workstation and three P4 2.4.
Do the clients in an Oscar client have to be have exactly the same hardware config?
Is this setup HH/Oscar a good software choice?
I picked Hardy since it most compatible with the Oscar Project while being easiest to use from reading reviews.
Any input would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you.

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September 10, 2010 3:14:53 PM

You should do fine. I would just double-check everything in the configuration guide: http://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=4&sqi=2&ve...
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September 10, 2010 5:07:28 PM

Thanks for the link.
I was also looking into DVD::RIP since what I am interested in is ripping/encoding and I did hear about Multimedia Encode which is beta.
And yes these are my personal DVD collection which is approx 300 discs so I am trying to do it the quickest way plus cluster computing is cool LOL
I wonder if I can install Linux as a VM and then run the cluster from the that?
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September 10, 2010 8:37:17 PM

Given that you can build a cluster of VM's I see no reason why not.
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September 12, 2010 5:14:55 AM

Thanks for the advice guys.
I see I have to do some more Googling LOL.
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September 12, 2010 5:15:32 AM

Best answer selected by king smp.
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January 28, 2012 3:29:15 PM

This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey
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