Brice Goglin, le Fri 08 Feb 2013 13:23:33 +0100, a écrit :
> Le 08/02/2013 12:52, Samuel Thibault a écrit :
> > svn-commit-mailer_at_[hidden], le Fri 08 Feb 2013 12:02:18 +0100, a écrit :
> >> Everything is hardwired in the backend, all nodes are the same.
> > Would it be possible to check some file in /proc or /sys to identify the
> > machine, to make sure we are not lying?
> There's no such filesystems on BlueGene compute nodes. The CNK kernel
> redirects I/O call to the I/O node (which runs Linux).
> I can check that uname reports "CNK" and "BGQ" if you're afraid of
> people running hwloc/bgq on non-bgq machines.
My concern is rather than within a few years, new BGQ machines get built
with a differing architecture. Ideally we would find some
identifier or version which will for sure change when IBM changes the