OSCAR 2.2.1 Cluster Toolkit Released!
Wednesday April 30 2003 @ 10:28AM EDT

The OSCAR working group is pleased to announce the release of version 2.2.1 of the Open Source Cluster Application Resources (OSCAR) toolkit. This release offers full IA-64 support with the inclusion of updated SIS and Kernel_Picker packages. OSCAR (Open Source Cluster Application Resource) is a snapshot of the best known methods for building, programming, and using clusters. It consists of a fully integrated and easy to install software bundle designed for high performance cluster computing.

The supported distributions include RedHat 7.2 & 7.3 as well as Mandrake 8.2. There is experimental support for RedHat 7.1 and Mandrake 9.0.

Feature list of 2.2+ are: * RedHat 7.2, 7.3 and Mandrake 8.2 supported * RedHat 7.1 and Mandrake 9.0 experimentally supported * IA-64 Support * SIS update, including SystemImager 3.0 * Kernel_Picker updated (tool to assist with alt kernel usage) * Import/export MAC addresses from/to a file * MAC address auto-assign and auto-dhcpd restart * OSCAR Database (ODA) enhancements * OSCAR Package Downloader (OPD) updated * C3 updated * LAM/MPI updated

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