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

From: Ryan Austin <austin_at_botany.utoronto.ca>
Date: Sat 12 Aug 2006 - 06:00:00 EST

Hi,

Adding a node twice gives a duplicate node error. However, adding the parameter sp=2000 to your pvm hostfile should enable dual processors.

Ryan

Liaw, Andy wrote:

>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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