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-The current cluster consists out of para10-para13 and para33-para37To log into the new cluster, go to **paracluster** or **para** (which will bring you to the head node of the cluster, currently para33, but users should not count on that number to be the same forever).+The para cluster is getting quite old, both in terms of hardware and in terms of softwareAn upgrade or reconfiguration may be coming at some point.
  
-Currently para10-para13 + para34 are LOFAR specific nodes, while para33para35-para37 are general purpose nodes+The current cluster consists out of para33 and para35-para37. To log into the new cluster, go to **paracluster** or **para** (which will bring you to the head node of the cluster, currently para33, but users should not count on that number to be the same forever).
  
-These nodes are only accessible from the head node using the system-supplied TORQUE + MPI implementationDO NOT use your own mpi version, don't even have it included in your PATH or LD_LIBRARY_PATH, unless you want strange and unpredictible results!+These nodes are only accessible from the head node using the system-supplied TORQUE queing system
 You can however use the [[linux:sfinx_modules|environment modules]] to swich between MPICH and OpenMPI. You can however use the [[linux:sfinx_modules|environment modules]] to swich between MPICH and OpenMPI.
  
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