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Subject: Re: [MTT users] Test timeouts
From: Barrett, Brian W (bwbarre_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-13 13:00:44


Ugh, I'm blind. Thanks!

Brian

On 4/13/09 10:01 , "Ethan Mallove" <ethan.mallove_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On Mon, Apr/13/2009 09:45:09AM, Barrett, Brian W wrote:
>> Hi all -
>>
>> I can't find documentation on the test run block, but is there a way to set
>> the max time a test can run?
>>
>
> In our test run sections we set the "timeout" param, e.g.,
>
> timeout = &max(60, &multiply(20, &test_np()))
>
> That would set the timeout for the test run section to the maximum of
> 60 seconds and 20 * np seconds.
>
>>
>> I'm running the tests on interactively scheduled nodes, and we're
>> having tests hang and clog up the nodes for days. There's clearly a
>> bug on the OMPI trunk I get to track down, but the timeout on the
>> tests is the bigger concern right now :).
>
> MTT will kill the orterun after the timeout, but we've been seeing
> zombie a.out's clog up our cluster. You might want to stick this in
> your "MPI details" section:
>
> after_all_exec = mpirun @hosts@ orte-clean -v
>
> Assuming orte-clean still works.
>
> -Ethan
>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Brian
>>
>> --
>> Brian W. Barrett
>> Dept. 1423: Scalable System Software
>> Sandia National Laboratories
>>
>>
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   Brian W. Barrett
   Dept. 1423: Scalable System Software
   Sandia National Laboratories