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  • Latest Post - ‏2010-12-12T18:28:53Z by kmarthi
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Pinned topic Tivoli LoadLeveler accounting question

‏2010-08-11T14:18:00Z |
Hi All. I have a LL installed on cluster. The problem is that LL does not consider the used CPU Time for tasks that run on the command mpirun. Although normally considered when working for example with ANSYS. Settings made on the user's manual correctly.
Any help?
Updated on 2010-12-12T18:28:53Z at 2010-12-12T18:28:53Z by kmarthi
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: Tivoli LoadLeveler accounting question

    ‏2010-08-13T13:02:20Z  
    Even possible to do accounting tasks, running through mpirun?
  • kmarthi
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    Re: Tivoli LoadLeveler accounting question

    ‏2010-08-17T02:28:18Z  
    Even possible to do accounting tasks, running through mpirun?
    Was your mpirun command built using "llspawn.stdio" as the remote shell program?

    See these links for more info:
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/clresctr/vxrx/topic/com.ibm.cluster.loadl34.admin.doc/am2ug_configllspawn.html
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/clresctr/vxrx/topic/com.ibm.cluster.loadl41j.admin.doc/am2ug_mpich.html

    If you are using rsh or ssh to spawn remote tasks, LoadLeveler will not be able get accounting information on slave nodes.
    It will only report the usage of the mpirun process.
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: Tivoli LoadLeveler accounting question

    ‏2010-08-17T12:17:24Z  
    • kmarthi
    • ‏2010-08-17T02:28:18Z
    Was your mpirun command built using "llspawn.stdio" as the remote shell program?

    See these links for more info:
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/clresctr/vxrx/topic/com.ibm.cluster.loadl34.admin.doc/am2ug_configllspawn.html
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/clresctr/vxrx/topic/com.ibm.cluster.loadl41j.admin.doc/am2ug_mpich.html

    If you are using rsh or ssh to spawn remote tasks, LoadLeveler will not be able get accounting information on slave nodes.
    It will only report the usage of the mpirun process.
    Thanks for reply.

    I'm using Intel MPI library. It's posible to use this library with LL?
    In official Intel doc there's no support LL.
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: Tivoli LoadLeveler accounting question

    ‏2010-08-17T12:18:11Z  
    any experience?
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: Tivoli LoadLeveler accounting question

    ‏2010-12-08T22:17:35Z  
    kmarthi wrote:
    Was your mpirun command built using "llspawn.stdio" as the remote shell program?

    See these links for more info:
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/clresctr/vxrx/topic/com.ibm.cluster.loadl34.admin.doc/am2ug_configllspawn.html
    http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/clresctr/vxrx/topic/com.ibm.cluster.loadl41j.admin.doc/am2ug_mpich.html

    If you are using rsh or ssh to spawn remote tasks, LoadLeveler will not be able get accounting information on slave nodes.
    It will only report the usage of the mpirun process.

    It is exactly what I need, Many thanks to your description!
  • kmarthi
    kmarthi
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    Re: Tivoli LoadLeveler accounting question

    ‏2010-12-12T18:28:53Z  
    Thanks for reply.

    I'm using Intel MPI library. It's posible to use this library with LL?
    In official Intel doc there's no support LL.
    If Intel MPI allows us to specify the remote shell command to use (for example, mpiexec -r <rshcmd>), you could try specifying llspawn.stdio as the remote shell command. As you already know, this is not supported by LoadLeveler.