[R] parallel r job on sun gridengine

From: mark garey <garey_at_biostat.ucsf.edu>
Date: Thu 24 Mar 2005 - 11:27:34 EST

greetings all,
this may be the wrong forum for my problem - if so please advise. i am addressing this list because of an error i am getting from the snow library rmpi (i think) after lam has booted the mpi nodes

i have a script (provided by a faculty member - i am not an R user but have the task
of making it run scucessfully as a batch job on the gridengine) that runs with success
as an interactive shell script, can be run interactively using qrsh on a sun gridengine,
but fails when submitted to the gridengine as a batch job. the lam/mpi nodes boot and
shutdown properly via a parallel environment defined in the gridengine. where the job falls flat is when the snow RMPInode.sh script is called - or so it seems. the error generated is:

/usr/local/lib/R.framework/Versions/2.0.0/Resources/library/snow/ RMPInode.sh: line 9: 13465 Trace/BPT trap (core dumped) ${RPROG:-R} --vanilla >${OUT:-/dev/null} 2>&1 <<EOF



environment is darwin (panther 10.3.8), r version is 2.0.0, gridengine version is 5.3.

i get the feeling this is not an r problem, but if you used r in batch mode in a parallel environment
maybe you could point me in the right direction.i also realize that many factors could contibute to this
error, but to be able to rule out r (or the snow library) would be helpful.

thanks in advance,

mark+ \ ucsf biostat

mark garey
ucsf department of epidemiology and biostatistics
500 parnassus ave, mu420w
san francisco, ca. 94143

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