[Beowulf] quick and dirty method for starting job on another node?
Ricky Tang Siu Hong
shtang at clustertech.com
Mon May 16 19:18:37 PDT 2005
Have you use Cluster-it tools pack?
It also provides improved dsh (over rsh or ssh), pcp, and dvt - distributed
terminal program that let you control multiple X windows at a time, very
handy for me.
Want to know how is llnl compared to clusterit.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stuart Midgley" <stuart.midgley at anu.edu.au>
To: "Jim Lux" <james.p.lux at jpl.nasa.gov>
Cc: <beowulf at beowulf.org>; <hpcug at anusf.anu.edu.au>
Sent: Wednesday, May 04, 2005 5:56 AM
Subject: Re: [Beowulf] quick and dirty method for starting job on another
> The best thing is pdsh from llnl. It uses a tree structure to limit the
> number of threads required, produces sensible output on return (numbers
> which node did what output), is fast, stable and reliable. It also has
> quite a nice syntax for specifying nodes.
> Can be used with ssh/rsh as required.
> pdcp is also very useful :)
> On 04/05/2005, at 0:55, Jim Lux wrote:
>> I'm looking for a quick and dirty way for a process on node N to start a
>> process on Node M, without having MPI, etc. running. Needs to be a
>> line for use in, e.g. a script. SSH is available on the target nodes, but
>> not a whole lot else. The nodes are using "busybox" for all the shell
>> of things.
>> Performance isn't critical.
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