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Subject: Re: [MTT devel] Tracking process stats
From: Ethan Mallove (ethan.mallove_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-22 17:08:16


On Tue, Apr/22/2008 03:19:35PM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
> Gathering the info from any given might be a little difficult -- we'd
> have to enlist orte somehow. The orteds could conceivably be able to
> get this info because the MPI processes are their children, after
> all. The orteds would then need to gather this info and make it
> available somehow (e.g., mpirun could dump out a file, or perhaps
> something to stdout, ...etc.).
>

What about using Proc::ProcessTable or the "ps" command?

  http://www.perlmonks.org/?node_id=115098

I'm guessing this would be difficult because of processes
on remote nodes?

-Ethan

>
> On Apr 22, 2008, at 3:16 PM, Josh Hursey wrote:
>
> > I was thinking for very test as an extra bit or two of information.
> > But we could try a test suite too, but we would have to think about
> > what we would want to exercise in it.
> >
> > -josh
> >
> > On Apr 22, 2008, at 1:45 PM, Ethan Mallove wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Apr/22/2008 01:35:06PM, Josh Hursey wrote:
> >>> On the Open MPI teleconf this morning Rich mentioned that
> >>> he was noticing odd memory usage. It got me thinking,
> >>> would it be useful for MTT to track important aspects of
> >>> the process such as memory use?
> >>>
> >>> Just a thought. I'm not exactly sure how we would report
> >>> or record this, but if it is useful we can file a bug for
> >>> it :)
> >>>
> >>
> >> Would this require a new "memory-usage" test suite? Or were
> >> you thinking more along the lines of a new integer column in
> >> the test_run table to record memory usage for *every* test
> >> run?
> >>
> >> -Ethan
> >>
> >>
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Josh
> >>>
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> Jeff Squyres
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