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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Documentation on running under slurm
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-05 20:08:21


Excellent point; thanks for the heads-up!

I've updated the SLURM docs in the FAQ accordingly.

On Jun 5, 2008, at 6:15 PM, Bill Johnstone wrote:

> Hello all.
>
> It would seem that the documentation, at least the FAQ page at http://www.open-mpi.org/faq/?category=slurm
> is a little out of date with respect to running on newer versions
> of SLURM (I just got things working with version 1.3.3) .
>
> According to the SLURM documentation, srun -A is deperecated, and
> even if you look in the manpage for salloc, -A is not directly
> mentioned, it's just discussed in the --no-shell section.
>
> I was able to successfully submit/run using:
> salloc -n <# procs> mpirun <exename>
>
> without needing an interactive shell. So doesn't this seem like the
> more up-to-date way of doing things rather than srun -A? Also, it
> would seem sbatch replaces srun -b, but I don't use this mode of
> operation, so I'm not sure.
>
> Perhaps the OpenMPI documentation should be updated accordingly?
>
> Thanks.
>
>
>
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Jeff Squyres
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