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Re: [Condor-users] condor on AMD 64

Olivier Ricou wrote:
I work with astrophysists who need Condor even if they didn't know
it. Now that I explained them they want it but all their computers
are 64 bits under Linux (Opteron). I could not see binaries for this OS, do you expect to provide them soon ?


It doesn't appear that that platform is supported yet. <http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/manual/v6.6/1_5Availability.html>

But based on my familiarity with 64-bit Linux you should be able to run 32-bit binaries side-by-side with 64-bit ones if you have a properly compiled kernel and the right libraries (don't ask me how to configure this, though). Thus, I don't see why you couldn't run 32-bit Condor with 64-bit jobs (at the very least vanilla environment jobs).

This is supported by the mailing list traffic:

"If you're not going to use checkpointing, you could probably use the dynamic Redhat 9 binaries for IA32 and it should just work. "

Unfortunately, though this poor fellow reports that his "Starter died with a SEGFAULT" - I presume on his 64-bit Opteron systems.

The short answer is "I don't know," but it appears as if people are running Condor on 64-bit machines.

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