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SubjectRe: Process Migration on Linux - Impossible?
On Wed, 1 Oct 1997 ig25@rz.uni-karlsruhe.de wrote:

> In ka.lists.linux.kernel, Larry McVoy wrote:
>
> >So here's a question: if it worked and was useful, why has that facility
> >not made it into any sucessful commercial or free operating systems? Was
> >it ahead of its time or is there some inherent reason?
>
> \begin{question_from_ignorance}
>
> Don't VAX clusters have process migration?
>
> \end{question_from_ignorance}

No. A process started on one node of the cluster always stays there.
It, however, may access lock-managed data from any other node in
the cluster.

Cheers,
DJ
Richard B. Johnson
Analogic Corporation
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