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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Tracing the library using gdb and xterm
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-03 07:53:31


Krishna --

Did you not see my post yesterday?

     http://www.open-mpi.org/community/lists/users/2008/01/4774.php

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On Jan 3, 2008, at 4:54 AM, Krishna Chaitanya wrote:

> Hi Rolf,
> Thanks for that. There is still one minor problem,
> though. The xwindow is getting spawned on the remote machine and not
> on my local machine. It now looks like,
> mpirun --prefix /usr/local -hostfile machines -x DISPLAY -x PATH -
> np 2 xterm -e gdb peruse_ex1
> Please let me know what i can do to have it displayed on
> my machine. I have the DISPLAY variable set to 0.0 on both the
> machines and I am ssh-ing into the other machine by using the -X
> switch.
>
> Thanks,
> Krishna Chaitanya
>
>
> On 1/2/08, Rolf Vandevaart <Rolf.Vandevaart_at_[hidden]> wrote: Krishna
> Chaitanya wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I have been tracing the interactions between the
> PERUSE
> > and MPI library,on one machine. I have been using gdb along with
> xterm
> > to have two windows open at the same time as I step through the
> code. I
> > wish to get a better glimpse of the working of the point to point
> calls,
> > by launching the job on two machines and by tracing the flow in a
> > similar manner. This is where I stand as of now :
> >
> > mpirun --prefix /usr/local -hostfile machines -np 2 xterm -e gdb
> peruse_ex1
> > xterm Xt error: Can't open display:
> > xterm: DISPLAY is not set
> >
> > I tried using the display option for xterm and
> setting
> > the value as 0.0, that was not of much help.
> > If someone can guide me as to where the DISPLAY
> parameter
> > has to be set to allow the remote machine to open the xterm
> window, it
> > will be of great help.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Krishna
> >
>
> I also do the the following:
>
> -x DISPLAY -x PATH
>
> In this way, both your DISPLAY and PATH settings make it to the
> remote node.
>
> Rolf
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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems