The EPCKPT checkpointing package has caused a tremendous amount of discussions, reviews and comments out there on the web. Important people in the area recognize it as an important tool. Lots of derived products were created and lots of new work have been done based on EPCKPT. The following is just a small sample of them.
As seen, EPCKPT is in the news everywhere. EPCKPT was not the first checkpointer ever, but it was the first complete open-source package available for Linux. That's why it became so famous.