[gmx-users] mpi mdrun

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Thu Jun 18 06:10:53 CEST 2009

jayant james wrote:
> Hi Mark!
> Thanks for the tip I got it the mpi mdrun running on my quad core 
> machine. I just have one small clarification. In the output file md.log  
> I see this message
> "Started mdrun at node (0)"
> I monitor my processor's load using gkrellm to see how many are running. 
> When I started the mdrun ( mpirun -np 4 mdrun ....) I specified 4 
> processors and gkrellm displays the four processors running to full 
> capacity but why does the output in md.log give the above message. 
> I am wondering if I missed out some thing !!

Well that's all fairly normal. The top of your .log file will indicate 
how many MPI processes are running.


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