[torqueusers] Torque and MPI jobs

Garrick Staples garrick at clusterresources.com
Sun Nov 12 11:08:03 MST 2006


On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 03:19:49AM +0000, Anna Jonna Armannsdottir alleged:
> On fös, 2006-11-10 at 16:28 +0000, David Golden wrote:
> > Best use OSC mpiexec to launch mpich2 jobs within torque.
> > http://www.osc.edu/~pw/mpiexec/index.php
> 
> Now I have tested this mpiexec with a few configurations 
> and none of them come out without error. 
> 
> When compiling with: --with-default-comm=mpich2-pmi 
> 
> Only a few errors appear during runtest.pl: 
> mpiexec hello -sleep -abort 0 
> mpiexec hello -sleep -abort 1 
> mpiexec hello -sleep -abort 2 
> 
> I really don't know if this will be significant 
> to my users, so I can not guarantee anything by 
> installing this software. 
> 
> I guess that the Torque must be patched to work 
> with this mpiexec. 
> Conceptually this could have been a module in 
> a PBS system and as such it woild have the 
> missing link between pbs and mpi. 

TORQUE doesn't need any patches for mpiexec.  We've already included
everything Pete wanted.

If mpiexec is having a problem, hop on the mpiexec mailing list.  Pete
is very responsive to problems.



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