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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] trouble using openmpi under slurm
From: Douglas Guptill (douglas.guptill_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-07 15:16:45


On Wed, Jul 07, 2010 at 12:37:54PM -0600, Ralph Castain wrote:

> No....afraid not. Things work pretty well, but there are places
> where things just don't mesh. Sub-node allocation in particular is
> an issue as it implies binding, and slurm and ompi have conflicting
> methods.
>
> It all can get worked out, but we have limited time and nobody cares
> enough to put in the effort. Slurm just isn't used enough to make it
> worthwhile (too small an audience).

I am about to get my first HPC cluster (128 nodes), and was
considering slurm. We do use MPI.

Should I be looking at Torque instead for a queue manager?

Suggestions appreciated,
Douglas.

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