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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] openmpi-sessions-userid directories
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-11-20 21:56:56

On Nov 20, 2007, at 3:43 PM, pat.o'bryant_at_[hidden] wrote:

> It appears that some of our OpenMPI jobs are creating a directory
> named
> "openmpi-sessions-userid_at_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?

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems