[torqueusers] Intel mpiexec support

Paul Van Allsburg vanallsburg at hope.edu
Thu Oct 27 06:27:21 MDT 2005

Troy Baer wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-10-26 at 14:29 -0400, Paul Van Allsburg wrote:
>>I'm working on a cluster that is running Torque & Maui and has Intel's 
>>fortran and cluster tools (MPI library).  I read in the docs that 
>>support for mpiexec has been integrated into Torque.  I thought that 
>>Torque would replace the need to start the mpdboot daemon but my job:
>>#PBS -l nodes=1:ppn=2
>>#PBS -o mpi_output
>>#PBS -j oe
>>mpiexec testf90
>>Submitted with: qsub mpitest
>>Generates this:
>>cannot connect to local mpd (/tmp/mpd2.console_vanallp); possible causes:
>>     1. no mpd running on this host
>>     2. mpd is running but was started without a "console" (-n option)
>>Torque is torque-1.2.0p2
>>Where have I gone/understood wrong?
> Whose mpiexec are you using, the one from OSC or the one that comes with
> Intel's MPI?  I don't think the latter knows about PBS.
> 	--Troy

I was using Intel's MPI.  That's going to make it a little more 
difficult to setup and run parallel jobs within Torque.

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