Running Python on a MOSIX cluster

Aahz Maruch aahz at
Wed Aug 29 16:08:24 CEST 2001

In article <3b8cb023$0$1816$9b622d9e at>,
Guido Stepken  <stepken at> wrote:
>Python 2.1.1 IMHO is stackless python threads means, that python 
>interpreter itself is doing multitasking. Older versions 1.5, 1.6 ... need 
>kernel-threads - so older versions may spread over the mosix cluster.

That is incorrect; Python 2.1.1 still uses kernel threads, and I believe
Stackless has not yet been ported to Python 2.1.1.
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