[PVFS-users] PVFS on a 14 CPUs cluster
Tue, 03 Oct 2000 13:33:40 -0600
"Ibrahim Haddad (LMC)" wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have been testing with PVFS on a 7 CPUs cluster for a while
> and it went ok. Now I added 7 more processors to have a total
> of 14 processors. Things are not ok anymore.
> The CPUs are diskless and they use NFS as a file space area.
> They get their IP via DHCP and download a ramdisk that is
> similar on all of them. When I had 7 processors only, I didnt
> get any problem. Now, with 14 processors, I am not able to
> access files within the PVFS file system from all CPUs. I
> am not able to copy from all CPUs...
> I have 1 IO node. I had 3 but I minimized it to one while trying
> to figure out why it is behaving like that. And I have 1 management
> Did anyone try out PVFS with a high number of clients (>=14)??
> Thank you.
> Ibrahim Haddad
> Systems Research (/UU)
> PVFS-users mailing list
I currently have 4 IO nodes and 1 MGR Node and 170 Client Nodes
accessing the PVFS space without issues.
Brian D. Haymore
University of Utah
Center for High Performance Computing
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Salt Lake City, Ut 84112-0190
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