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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] /dev/shm
From: Brock Palen (brockp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-10 14:07:47


on most systems /dev/shm is limited to half the physical ram. Was
the user someone filling up /dev/shm so there was no space?

Brock Palen
www.umich.edu/~brockp
Center for Advanced Computing
brockp_at_[hidden]
(734)936-1985

On Nov 10, 2008, at 1:25 PM, Ray Muno wrote:

> We are running OpenMPI 1.2.7. Now that we have been running for a
> while, we are getting messages of the sort.
>
> node: Unable to allocate shared memory for intra-node messaging.
> node: Delete stale shared memory files in /dev/shm.
> MPI process terminated unexpectedly
>
> If the user deletes the stale files, they can run.
>
>
> --
>
> Ray Muno
> University of Minnesota
> Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
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