[torqueusers] Submitting X application

Glen Beane glen.beane at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 09:46:00 MDT 2008


torque includes X forwarding functionality

qsub -X -I will give you an interactive job with X forwarding

I would strongly suggest upgrading from OpenPBS to TORQUE

On Thu, Apr 10, 2008 at 2:37 AM, Priskin, Juraj (CZ10) <
Juraj.Priskin at honeywell.com> wrote:

>  Greetings,
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> We have running the OpenPBS cluster at Linux network for a while for batch
> computer intensive jobs. I was asked to configure the cluster in order to
> make possible submit interactive jobs which launch X-windows application,
> i.e. running the GUI based application at one of the MOM machine and see the
> graphic result on the machine where the job was submitted. This approach
> would better balance the GUI applications load over the network.
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> I did several trials with interactive job "qsub –I" but I did not get into
> the state when the X was forwarded to the client where the job was
> submitted. I usually get the "Can't open display" error message from the
> application. I tried to set the DISPLAY env. variable to the submitting
> node, set the xhost +, etc. but no result. I'm not an expert of X-windows
> system at all. Since I'm running quite obsolete slightly configured OpenPBS
> 2.3.16, I looked at Torque hoping to find some solution. It was not the
> case, thus I'm asking whether someone has some solution for this issue.
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> I know just very few about the LSF, but it somehow supports this feature.
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> Any solution ?
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> Thank you,
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> Juraj Priskin
>
> ASIC/FPGA Design
>
> Honeywell International
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