Syntax for executing

Gianluca Cecchi tekka99 at
Tue Apr 2 13:44:28 PST 2002

if using also pvm is not a problem you could use the pvm enabled version of
3d rendring engine:

Or, there are also MPI patches to povray (but I never used them):


Gianluca Cecchi
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Miller" <emiller at>
To: <beowulf at>
Sent: Tuesday, April 02, 2002 11:34 PM
Subject: RE: Syntax for executing

> disregard.  SETI is not available in an MPI-enabled format.
> My apologies.  Can anyone direct me to an URL that lists some available
> programs that I can execute on the cluster?  Preferably something with a
> continuous (looping?) graphical output (e.g. SETI). This is a display for
> students to visualize and promote educational programs for Linux, like a
> museum peice.
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
> Hey all, got a five-node cluster up running 27-z9, preparing for a 30 node
> cluster.
> - What is the syntax to run an executable in the cluster environment?  For
> example, I run
> NP=5 mpi-mandel
> to run the test fractal program.  How would I execute say, SETI, using the
> cluster?  Assume that the SETI executable is in the PATH.  Also, the older
> version of Scyld had some test code in /usr/mpi-beowulf/*.  Is that gone?
> -  What would cause all but one of the processors to show usage in
> beostatus?  The node shows "up" in every other way: hardware identical,
> memory, swap, network, etc....just when I run something, only that one
> processor on one node shows no % usage.
> -ETM
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