[torqueusers] Torque with MIC card
Andrus, Brian Contractor
bdandrus at nps.edu
Wed Aug 28 11:05:47 MDT 2013
So we got a new node in that has 2 MIC cards and I thought it would be good to compile torque with support for it since that is available.
All went well as far as the compile/install, but...
It seems I have to install some of the MIC packages on all the nodes even without a MIC card installed.
In particular, I need to install :
for dependency: intel-mic-kmod-2.1.6720-126.96.36.199.358.el6.x86_64.rpm
for dependency: intel-mic-flash-2.1.386-188.8.131.52-358.el6.x86_64.rpm
That is just to get the particular libraries: libcoi_host.so.0 and libscif.so.0
I also need to symlink libcoi_host.so.0 to be in /lib64 as well
If I don't do the above steps, pbs_mom will not start.
I suggest there be code in pbs_mom similar to the gpu code in that if the kernel driver is not loaded, pbs_mom does not bother with MIC code.
>From mom log on a host without a gpu:
20130808:08/08/2013 08:42:52;0001; pbs_mom.3417;Svr;pbs_mom;LOG_DEBUG::main, Not using Nvidia gpu support even though built with --enable-nvidia-gpus
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