Either that or they were put in a different location (eg, ompi obeys $tmpdir).

-jms
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Jeff,
    We have some users that have noticed the files and they made the
comment that at other locations where they ran OpenMPI they didn't see
these files. So, in their mind, OpenMPI was not installed correctly.
             Thanks,
              Pat

J.W. (Pat) O'Bryant,Jr.
Business Line Infrastructure
Technical Systems, HPC




                                                                          
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On Nov 20, 2007, at 3:43 PM, pat.o'bryant@exxonmobil.com wrote:

>  It appears that some of our OpenMPI jobs are creating a directory
> named
> "openmpi-sessions-userid@node_name" for each allocated node. Is
> there a way
> to reduce the number of directories or is this a part of the way
> OpenMPI
> 1.2.4 works? We submit our jobs using Torque/Moab.

This is just how OMPI works; we make these temp dirs for job-local
storage and temporary stuff (E.g., shared memory mmap files).

Are you running into a problem with this?

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Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems

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