[rescue] Sprite OS trouble.
mike at redhairy1.demon.co.uk
Mon Feb 28 16:32:09 CST 2005
On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 13:14:17 -0800, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> Jochen Kunz wrote:
> >  http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/Research/Projects/sprite/
> > A mixed architecture, distributed single system image OS capable of
> > process migration that presented the cluster to a user as a single,
> > large multiprocessor machine. Pmake and LFS (Log-Structured File
> > System) originate from Sprite.
> Conceptually similar to Plan9...?
I may be totally wrong, but I don't think so. From my recollection of
the manual, whilst Plan9 was very network aware it didn't do clustering
much less present multiple machines as single large machine.
(Of course I probably shouldn't use the past tense)
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