Difference: BatchGUI (1 vs. 2)

Revision 22011-11-09 - HolgerAngenent

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META TOPICPARENT name="Palma:software:english"

Starting programs with a GUI on the nodes via the batch system

Running a program like Mathematica in the batch system, if the grafical user interface shall be used requires some additional steps.

Changed:
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  • Reserve a node in the interactive mode with (replace project with your project's name and the variables according to your needs)
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  • Reserve a node in the interactive mode with (replace project with your project's name and the variables according to your needs, second line is for one largesmp node)
 
Changed:
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qsub -I -A project -l walltime=12:00:00,nodes=1:westmere:ppn=12 -q default
  • Find out, which node you got by typing (replace username by your username)
qstat -n -u _username_
  • From a second ssh session on Palma, log in via (replace XXX by the node's number)
ssh -X palmaXXX
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>
qsub -I -A project -l walltime=12:00:00,nodes=1:westmere:ppn=12 -q default -X qsub -I -A project -l walltime=12:00:00,nodes=1:ppn=32 -q largesmp -X
 
  • Start the program
  • After finishing the work with the program, exit the session you got from the batch system

Revision 12011-11-09 - HolgerAngenent

Line: 1 to 1
Added:
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META TOPICPARENT name="Palma:software:english"

Starting programs with a GUI on the nodes via the batch system

Running a program like Mathematica in the batch system, if the grafical user interface shall be used requires some additional steps.

  • Reserve a node in the interactive mode with (replace project with your project's name and the variables according to your needs)
qsub -I -A _project_ -l walltime=12:00:00,nodes=1:westmere:ppn=12 -q default
  • Find out, which node you got by typing (replace username by your username)
qstat -n -u _username_
  • From a second ssh session on Palma, log in via (replace XXX by the node's number)
ssh -X palmaXXX
  • Start the program
  • After finishing the work with the program, exit the session you got from the batch system
  • When using windows, you will need a local Xserver like Xming or login via vnc.

-- HolgerAngenent - 2011-11-09

 
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