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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] SM backing file size
From: Pak Lui (plui_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-12 13:58:36

Ralph, is it not the mpool_sm_max_size? 512MB seems to be the default
max size per node.

devel-request_at_[hidden] wrote:
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> Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2008 07:21:38 -0700
> From: Ralph Castain <rhc_at_[hidden]>
> Subject: [OMPI devel] SM backing file size
> To: Open MPI Developers <devel_at_[hidden]>
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> Yo folks
> As has frequently been commented upon at one time or another, the
> shared memory backing file can be quite huge. There used to be a param
> for controlling this size, but I can't find it in 1.3 - or at least,
> the name or method for controlling file size has morphed into
> something I don't recognize.
> Can someone more familiar with that subsystem point me to one or more
> params that will allow us to control the size of that file? It is
> swamping our systems and causing OMPI to segfault.
> Thanks
> Ralph

- Pak Lui