Trouble spawning slaves in pvm

Andrew Shewmaker` shewa at
Wed Nov 13 11:37:43 PST 2002

On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 02:56:59 -0500 (EST)
ahmad rizvi <arizvi at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am running pvm on my university system. The system is a network of solaris 
> workstations. The solaris workstations login to the main server which contains 
> pvm.
> I am able to get pvm up and running on my system, but I am not able to spawn any 
> slaves with the pvm_spawn() command. 
> Any ideas would be extremely helpful.
> Thanks,
> Ahmad Rizvi
> Grad. Student, 
> UT

Does your log file say anything useful?

What error code does pvm_spawn() return?
The man page says it returns the error code "either in numt or in the tids array" and 
the error codes it references are defined in $PVM_ROOT/include/pvm3.h


Andrew Shewmaker
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