[torqueusers] how to browse the stdout and stderr files of a running batch job

Burkhard Bunk bunk at physik.hu-berlin.de
Fri Nov 2 09:44:48 MDT 2012


you can redirect stdout and stderr files to your HOME directory with

 	qsub -k oe ...

and watch them during job execution.

Burkhard Bunk.
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On Thu, 1 Nov 2012, mauede at alice.it wrote:

> I submit long Monte Carlo simulations to the PBS scheduler. I redirect each
> simulation stdout and stderr to a uniquely named file. Unluckily, as far as I
> know, PBS does not allow me to peep at such a file before the simulation is
> finished, whether it has completed OK or has aborted.
> Some super-computer centers have developed commands, like qcat, qpeep, that
> allow for monitoring number-cruncher programs and browse their stdout and
> stderr. This feature helps saving a lot of CPU time when the submitted jobs
> are not doing what is expected.
> Is there a free-ware implementation of qcat or qpeep  from some websites ?
> Thank you in advance.
> Regards,
> maura

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