[gmx-users] GROMACS in parallel on Dual CPU Linux machine
oliver at biop.ox.ac.uk
Tue May 20 13:16:01 CEST 2003
Re: Athlon problems, I think there was some discussion about this on the
list 2 months ago. We have two dual Athlon XP boxes with Tyan Tiger MP
S2460 motherboards which are _unusable_ because they crash completely on
any heavy computational load (although they survived Eric's cpuburn).
Temperature is not an issue there. On the Beowulf list I heard that 'these
motherboards suck administrators' time like black holes', ie the hardware
seems to be extremely flaky. Perhaps you have similar problems. (On a
sidenote, we also have some Tiger 2466 and these run rock solidly). I
cannot offer a solution, though, I am afraid.
> Pratul K. Agarwal wrote:
> > Has anybody seen this before (the effect of temperature on
> > parallel jobs)?
> 2 single or one parallel jobs will (should?) give identical CPU
> load, so in that case your problem is probably not heating.
Oliver Beckstein * oliver at bioch.ox.ac.uk
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