MPI Mandel switch

Donald Becker becker at
Wed May 8 17:38:14 PDT 2002

On Wed, 8 May 2002, Eric Miller wrote:

> Date: Wed, 8 May 2002 13:45:17 -0400
> From: Eric Miller <emiller at>
> To: beowulf at
> Subject: MPI Mandel switch
> Sorry for the re-post, but Donald replied directly to me and I lost the
> email.  What is the syntax for the command line switch to make the MPI
> Mandel routine loop?  It has a loop feature, but it does not funtion, need
> to be passed at the command line.  Anybody know it?

The loop checkbox only works when you have a "favorites" file loaded.

You can put a favorites file on the command line with
  mpi-mandel --demo=/usr/share/doc/mpi-mandel-1.0.20a/mandel.fav

> Also, I have asked before and gotten some scattered answers:  What are some
> simple to configure graphical programs that I can run on my cluster?  A
> raytracer, rederer, anything with a nice graphic output.  The fractal
> renderer is cool but....

Povray is the usual answer.  Anyone else?

Donald Becker				becker at
Scyld Computing Corporation
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