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Re: [Condor-users] Condor GUI preview available
- Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2005 10:35:19 -0500
- From: Dave Lajoie <davelaj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [Condor-users] Condor GUI preview available
I have tried it and it works like a breeze!
I will re-install it on my local condor cluster at home, since it is so
tx again for sharing this tool.
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Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2005 2:55 AM
Subject: [Condor-users] Condor GUI preview available
> Hi All,
> I've put a preview version of GDI|Queue, our rendering interface
> to Condor online at
> - You need Java 1.5 installed.
> - You need Condor 6.7.5 (it works more or less with 6.6.8;
> but there's problems with the DAGs that seem to be solved in 6.7.5,
> it may work with the earlier 6.7.x series, but I haven't tried
> - You need the java universe configured in condor.
> - You need the following in condor_config.local:
> HAS_MAYA_60 = TRUE
> HAS_MAX_6 = TRUE
> HAS_XSIBATCH_42 = TRUE
> JAVA_PATH = "$(JAVA)"
> STARTD_EXPRS = HAS_MAYA_60, HAS_MAX_6, HAS_XSIBATCH_42, JAVA_PATH
> JAVA_EXTRA_ARGUMENTS = -Xmx1024M -Dpath.maya.60=/usr/aw/maya6.0
> -Djava.io.tmpdir=/tmp -Dpath.max.6=/opt/max/6 -Dpath.xsi.42=/opt/xsi/42
> Obviously substitute the paths by the actual paths on your
> machine, or turn off options if you don't have a certain
> software package.
> - Unzip gdi-queue.zip
> - Go inside of the directory, and start the app as follows:
> java -jar gdi-queue-application.zip
> - First time, you will need to tell it about the location
> of the condor binaries on your system, see File -> Preferences.
> There's three panels: a machine view, a view that lists jobs
> that are submitted from the local machine, and a view that lists
> the jobs currently running in the queue.
> To submit a job, click the Add button, select the template
> you want; and set the input file and output file. E.g.
> for the maya template, point the input to a .mb file, and
> set the output e.g. to /tmp/image.0.jpg.
> You will see the progress of the job in the view and can
> browse all the logs.
> - need to hook thumbnail generation of output files back up.
> - needs quite a bit more testing. 3dsmax template is fully
> Please let me know what you think (either at
> filip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx or on this list). Feedback
> is very welcome. I'm mainly looking for
> - comments on overall structure of DAGs/submit files
> - bugs
> - missing features
> - people with burning desire to help support additional
> software applications.
> - Filip
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