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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] /dev/shm
From: Brock Palen (brockp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-10 14:53:07


yeah if that gets full it is not going to work,
We use /dev/shm for some FEA apps that have bad IO patters, I tend to
keep it to just the most educated users. It just impacts others to
much if not treated with respect.

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

On Nov 10, 2008, at 2:14 PM, Ray Muno wrote:

> Brock Palen wrote:
>> 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?
>
> The problem is there is a large collection of stale files left in
> there by the users that have run on that node (Rocks based cluster).
>
> I am trying to determine why they are left behind.
> --
>
> Ray Muno
> University of Minnesota
> Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
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