[gmx-users] "Lam" is not required for running parallel job
ckutzne at gwdg.de
Wed Feb 13 12:44:55 CET 2008
sunita at chem.iitb.ac.in wrote:
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: sunita at chem.iitb.ac.in
>> Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2008 5:40 pm
>> Subject: [gmx-users] "Lam" is not required for running parallel job
>> To: gmx-users at gromacs.org
>>> Dear Users,
>>> Lam doesn't seem to be essential for running parallel job.
>> An MPI library is essential.
>>> Because in one of our Xeon machine with quardcore 1.6 Ghz
>>> processor and
>>> with 6 nodes we installed parallel version of gromacs (version
>>> 3.3.1) and
>>> its running without any problem. Lam is not installed in this machine
>>> still it is running the parallel job.
>> How are you running grompp and mdrun, and what makes you think the
>> calculation is running in parallel?
> I used the following command to run parallel job and tested it by
> generating .tpr file for 2 nodes, 4 nodes and 6 nodes. With 6 nodes it
> took least time to finish the mdjob.
> grompp -np 6 -f ......
> mpirun -np 6 mdrun_mpi -v -s .....
type 'which mpirun' to check which mpi library you are using. Maybe it's
> It seems correct to me.
> What do you say?
>>> Is it taken care in the newer gromacs version that lam is not
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