Re: [R] rpvm/snow packages on a cluster with dual-processor machi nes

From: Liaw, Andy <andy_liaw_at_merck.com>
Date: Sat 12 Aug 2006 - 05:24:13 EST


Caveat: I've only played with this a couple of years ago...

I believe you can just add each host _twice_ (or as many times as the number of CPUs at that host) to get both CPUs to work.

Andy

From: Paul Y. Peng
>
> Hi,
>
> does anybody know how to use the dual processors in the
> machines of a cluster? I am using R with rpvm and snow
> packages. I usually start pvm daemon and add host machines
> first, and then run R to start my computing work. But I find
> that only one processor in each machine is used in this way
> and the other one always stays idle. Is there any simple way
> to tell pvm to use the two processors at the same time? In
> other words, I would like to see two copies of R running on
> each machine's two processors when using pvm. Any hints/help
> are greatly appreciated.
>
> Paul.
>
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