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Re: [Condor-users] condor on AMD 64
- Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2005 14:40:28 -0400
- From: Chris Horn <chorn@xxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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.
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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