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Re: [Condor-users] Xeon + Opteron

On Wednesday 12 August 2009 01:39:26 Pasquale Tricarico wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to hear from other Condor users if it is OK to mix
> Opteron and Xeon nodes in a Linux x86-64 Condor cluster. So far, our
> cluster used only Opteron CPUs, all running a Linux x86-64 OS, but now
> we're considering replacing the head node (submission only) with a
> faster Xeon-based server. Any comment or experience sharing will be
> appreciated. In particular, will it be fine to run on an Opteron node
> a binary compiled on the Xeon server using condor_compile?

We basically have 99.x% Xeon CPus and a few Opterons and so far no problems. I 
think unless you really compile for the specific cores.