edwards at icantbelieveimdoingthis.com
Wed May 30 08:59:46 PDT 2001
Thanks for the reply.
On Wed, May 30, 2001 at 12:13:52AM -0500, Bobby Hunter wrote:
> We have a version of MPI/Pro for Scyld that uses a "node" file, much in the
> same way one uses a machine file. You simply list the nodes in a file. i.e.
Does your system choose from those nodes not in use but that are in your machine
> and then launch from the head node using
> 'mpirun -np 5 -mach_file <name of node file> myapp'
> You can download a copy at www.mpi-softtech.com/downloads . The versions
> available for download are free for up to 16 way jobs.
> Bobby Hunter
> Software Engineer
> MPI Software Technology, Inc.
> 662-320-4300 x. 16
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Art Edwards" <edwards at icantbelieveimdoingthis.com>
> To: <beowulf at beowulf.org>
> Cc: "Art Edwards" <edwards at icantbelieveimdoingthis.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 10:42 PM
> Subject: Scyld
> > I want to thank Sean Dilda and Keith Undd for pointing to ways to use a
> > cluster without running jobs on the head node and taking advantage of
> > disk. The remedy for the latter is quite straightforward. However, the use
> > of p4pg files is virtually unworkable in a multiuser environment. To avoid
> > crowding the head node, each user would have to query all the nodes to
> find the
> > inactive ones, writea prpg file specifying which nodes they want, and
> deposit it
> > on the node they decide will be node0 for their run. The chances for
> > are finite. In coming releases of Scyld I hope the -nolocal option is
> > This is, to my mind, the cleaner way to get off of the head node.
> > Art Edwards
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