Four Mac Pros -- one internal 6 TB RAID each (Data_1), and between 0 and 4 external drives added to the pool (Data_2 through Data_5). The machines are also being used as compute nodes. An independent Linux redirector is also set up.
So -- a computing cluster, with xrd as the file access mechanism.
On Sep 18, 2010, at 6:49 AM, Lukasz Janyst wrote:
> Hi Alden,
> could you describe in more details what you're trying to do? In
> particular from your email it's not really clear to me whether you're
> running an XRootD storage cluster or a computing cluster and using
> xroot's client software to access data.
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:01 PM, Alden Stradling
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Is there anyone on this list who has experience building and running xrd on OS X machines?
>> I have a small cluster of Mac Pros -- and they are having tremendous problems under load (and what appear to be memory leaks). This may be entirely my fault -- I may have built the binaries wrong, or configured things stupidly.
>> I'm hoping someone with practical experience might be able to point me in the right direction.