Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Jun 2007 21:54 UTC, submitted by ericvh
IBM A team comprised of members from Bell-Labs, IBM Research, Sandia National Labs, and Vita Nuova has completed a port of Plan 9 to the Blue Gene supercomputer. Plan 9 kernels are running on both the compute nodes and the I/O nodes and the Ethernet, Torus, Collective Network, Barrier Network, and Management network are all supported. Screenshots are available on the development blog, and a live-demo will be attempted during the USENIX poster session.
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by estrabd on Tue 19th Jun 2007 02:47 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: ...?"
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The purpose is to find an OS that is more appropriate for massively parallel systems like BG/L than Linux.

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