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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Printing information on computing nodes.
From: Radomir Szewczyk (radomir.szewczyk_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-14 14:18:16


So there is no solution? e.g. my 2 computers that are computing nodes
and are placed in different room on different floors. And the target
user wants to monitor the progress of computation independently which
have to be printed on their lcd monitors.

2011/11/14 Reuti <reuti_at_[hidden]>:
> Hi,
>
> Am 14.11.2011 um 19:54 schrieb Radomir Szewczyk:
>
>> The problem I'm facing now is how to print information on computing nodes.
>> E.g. I've got 10 real computers wired into one cluster with pelicanhpc.
>> I need each one of them to print results independently on their
>> screens. How To?
>
> the stdout will be collected by the MPI library and all goes to the terminal where you started the mpiexec.
>
> First you have to decide, what do you mean by "their screens". As MPI is started  by an SSH connection or alike, there is nothing where it can be output at the first place. They even maybe operated headless.
>
> Otherwise: is there X11 running on all the nodes, or would it help to write something to the local virtual console like /dev/vcs7 or /dev/console in a text based session?
>
> -- Reuti
>
>
>> It may be an easy task, but I'm new to this and didn't find proper info.
>> Cheers
>> Radomir Szewczyk
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