[torqueusers] X Forwarding of Jobs

Chris Vaughan chris at clusterresources.com
Sun Dec 14 11:35:18 MST 2008


All,

Thanks for your replies I will be sure to give this a try soon.

Regards,

----- "Gabe Turner" <gabe at msi.umn.edu> wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 01:59:34PM +0100, Justin Finnerty wrote:
> > 
> > On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 01:35 -0700, Chris Vaughan wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I have a question about how you could set the following up.
> > > 
> > > We have a cluster with submission/login nodes users login to those
> nodes and submit jobs to the cluster.  They are usually doing this
> from home or at a terminal that is not a login node.  What some of the
> users would like is to foward back the x display of an interactive
> job.  Is there a way to forward this outside of the cluster and back
> to the users computer at home with Torque?
> > > 
> > 
> > Why can't they do "ssh -A -X" from home then "qsub -I -X"?  If this
> > fails I would suspect that libX11 is not installed on the compute
> nodes.
> 
> This is exactly how we do that here and it works great.
> 
> Gabe
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