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Re: [Condor-users] NFS and the parallel universe


Currently I'm running 6.7-19, is the problem fixed in 6.8? 


Richard N. Cleary
Sandia National Laboratories
Dept. 4324 Infrastructure Computing Systems
Email: rnclear@xxxxxxxxxx
Phone: 505.845.7836

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Subject: Re: [Condor-users] NFS and the parallel universe

Cleary Jr, Richard N wrote:
> Hello,
> I need some help in understanding the parallel universe and a shared 
> file system. I currently have a pool of machines that NFS mount a 
> 5.3TByte file system for users to run their jobs out of. I am now able

> to run MPI/Parallel jobs across the pool, but I noticed something odd 
> relating to the file system behavior. I previously reported a chirp 
> error in my parallel environment and to fix it I was told to put the 
> following entries in my submission script:
>             when_to_transfer_output = on_exit
>             should_transfer_files = yes


The above settings work around a problem in the parallel universe
scripts when using NFS.  However, they have other effects, as you've
noticed below.  I've fixed the problems when running from NFS, and a
subsequent Condor version will work without these settings.


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