[Bioclusters] mpiblast on SGI Altix

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Mar 16 12:26:14 EST 2005

Hi Mike:

  Make sure you configure mpiblast to use the shared memory device (ch_shmem)
rather than the ethernet (ch_p4), or similar devices if you are using MPICH. 
Dont worry about assignments of partitions to nodes, that should not be an issue
for this machine.


Joseph Landman, Ph.D
Scalable Informatics LLC,
email: landman at scalableinformatics.com
web  : http://scalableinformatics.com
phone: +1 734 612 4615

---------- Original Message -----------
From: Mike Muratet <muratem at eng.uah.edu>
To: mpiblast-users at sourceforge.net, bioclusters at bioinformatics.org
Sent: Wed, 16 Mar 2005 11:13:28 -0600 (CST)
Subject: [Bioclusters] mpiblast on SGI Altix

> Greetings
> Does anyone have any experience with mpiblast on the SGI Altix and can 
> you offer any suggestions for configuring jobs? The Altix 350 has 16-
> CPU nodes with shared memory. The machine I'm using has 56 total CPUs. 
> Can anyone offer any advice for how many database partitions to use, 
> and how they get assigned to nodes/CPUs?
> Thanks
> Mike
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