[Beowulf] Users abusing screen

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Fri Oct 21 08:26:57 PDT 2011


Am 21.10.2011 um 17:06 schrieb Kilian Cavalotti:

> Hi Prentice,
> 
> On Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Prentice Bisbal <prentice at ias.edu> wrote:
>>> Have you thought about queueing systems like condor or SGE?
>> 
>> Yes, I have cluster that uses SGE, and we allow users to run serial jobs
>> (non-MPI, etc.) there, so there is no need for them to use screen to
>> execute long-running jobs. Hence my frustration.
> 
> You could alias "screen" to "qlogin". :)

Isn't it to late at that point if I get it right? They login by ssh to an exechost and issue thereon screen to reconnect later. But they should already use qlogin to go to the exechost.

-- Reuti


> Cheers,
> -- 
> Kilian
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