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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Two remote machines - asymmetric behavior
From: David Doria (daviddoria+openmpi_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-08-03 09:29:16

> I'm a newbie, so forgive me if I ask something stupid:
> why are You running ssh command before mpirun command? I'm interested in
> setting up a paraview server on a LAN to pos-tprocess OpenFOAM
> simulation data.
> Just a total newbish comment: doesn't the mpirun in fact call for the
> ssh anyway? And if pvserver is to be run on multiple machines and is
> programmed in Open MPI shouldn't
> mpirun -np procNumber -H host1,host2,host3 pvserver
> be enough to get it going, as well as any other parallel program? Again,
> please excuse my newbiness.
> Best regards,
> Tomislav


As is probably apparent from my email(s), I am very new to all of this as

>From my understanding, to start the server on cloud3 from my machine
(daviddoria), you must use the command
ssh cloud3 mpirun pvserver

If you use simply
mpirun pvserver

that will start the server on daviddoria.

Can anyone confirm or deny?