John Hearns wrote:
> 2008/11/19 Ray Muno <muno_at_[hidden]>
>> Thought I would revisit this one.
>> We are still having issues with this. It is not clear to me what is leaving
>> the user files behind in /dev/shm.
>> This is not something users are doing directly, they are just compiling
>> their code directly with mpif90 (from OpenMPI), using various compilers.
>> Compilers in use are PGI, Intel, SunStudio and Pathscale.
>> It looks like every job run leaves something behind in /dev/shm and it
>> slowly fills up. We are just clearing these out at this point.
> Could you not run ipcs with the -p flag every few minutes and try to figure
> out what the processes are which are leaving these?
> (by that I mean catch them when they are live, and the creating process is
> still on the system)
OK, what should I be seeing when I run "ipcs -p"?
I have a set of nodes that has a user job running on it. It wrote a file
in /dev/shm when it started. The job is still running.
# ipcs -p
------ Shared Memory Creator/Last-op --------
shmid owner cpid lpid
------ Message Queues PIDs --------
msqid owner lspid lrpid