is this a good candidate for bproc?

Nicholas Henke henken at seas.upenn.edu
Thu Jun 26 14:22:44 EDT 2003


On Thu, 2003-06-26 at 02:45, Russell Nordquist wrote:
> 
> However, I've never admined bproc or even been on a bproc system.
> Does this sound like a good place for bproc? I would use bproc+SGE to keep
> the 1 job 1 cpu efficiency. Is it realistic to expect that any job that
> can be run using "ssh node1 -e ./job.exe" would run with "bpsh 1
> ./job.exe", or are there code related gotchas (threads?)?

Java is really unhappy with bproc. As far as I can tell bproc does not
support use of the clone system call yet, and java uses that to spawn
its threads.

Nic
-- 
Nicholas Henke
Penguin Herder & Linux Cluster System Programmer
Liniac Project - Univ. of Pennsylvania

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