Concurrency, was Re: Doh! Stupid Programming Mistakes <humor>
Michael L Torrie
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Fri Oct 27 12:38:41 MDT 2006
On Fri, 2006-10-27 at 11:54 -0600, Steve wrote:
> > I believe that OSes and computing systems will be designed to hide this
> > fact from the programs, allowing normal programs to be spread
> > dynamically across nodes. Maybe through some system that emulates
> > shared memory and local devices (mapping remote ones). Even in a system
> > that emulates shared memory (say by swapping pages of memory across
> > nodes), your threads may think they are not copying memory (accessing it
> > directly) but are not.
> Is this describing OpenMosix?
I have no idea. I haven't looked at OpenMosix in a long time. I guess
they would have to implement this kind of thing, wouldn't they.
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