An anonymous reader writes: Linux is at the heart of a super-tweaked supercomputer OS being developed at Argonne National Laboratory. Pete Beckman, who serves as Director of the Exascale Technology and Computing Institute and is spearheading a DoE funded $9.75 million effort to make a Linux core speak at scale. The project, called Argo, will address traditionally non-OS-ish functions, moving middleware into the kernel and the OS ever-closer to the chip.
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