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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] /dev/shm
From: Brock Palen (brockp_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-10 14:53:07

yeah if that gets full it is not going to work,
We use /dev/shm for some FEA apps that have bad IO patters, I tend to
keep it to just the most educated users. It just impacts others to
much if not treated with respect.

Brock Palen
Center for Advanced Computing

On Nov 10, 2008, at 2:14 PM, Ray Muno wrote:

> Brock Palen wrote:
>> on most systems /dev/shm is limited to half the physical ram. Was
>> the user someone filling up /dev/shm so there was no space?
> The problem is there is a large collection of stale files left in
> there by the users that have run on that node (Rocks based cluster).
> I am trying to determine why they are left behind.
> --
> Ray Muno
> University of Minnesota
> Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics
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