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From: Brian Barrett (brbarret_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-03-12 10:36:46

On Mar 12, 2006, at 10:17 AM, Yusuf Sun wrote:

> I recently installed Open MPI. And I can get my program compiled
> and run.
> There is a small problem:
> Previously, when using LAM, I use the following command line to
> submit my jobs:
> nohup mpirun n1-4 ~/bin/mympi.LAM > output.txt &
> But, with Open MPI, I can only run the program at foreground by
> mpirun -np 4 --hostfile myhosts ~/bin/mympi.OMPI
> If adding "nohup" and "> output.txt &", the submitted job will stop
> immediately.
> However, when I check on the slave nodes, I can still see the job
> and the orted
> by "ps -u". I have to manually kill them.
> Any suggestion?

This is a known issue, which we have fixed in the upcoming 1.0.2
release. If this is a feature you need immediately, you might want
to try one of the pre-releases of 1.0.2 available from our download

Hope this helps,


   Brian Barrett
   Open MPI developer