[Beowulf] Scyld implementation of BProc

Michael Will mwill at penguincomputing.com
Mon Sep 26 08:37:05 PDT 2005

> However I would still like some help in trying to get the PID of the 
> actual process that a bpsh is executing, rather than just the PID of 
> the bpsh itself.  I know that I could use that PID and grep for any 
> entries where it's the PPID but I'm hoping to find a more elegant 
> method.  So if anyone has any ideas, please let me know.

Mhm. How about doing it as part of shell scripting:

bpsh -a sh -c '/bin/sleep 55 & echo $!'

This should spawn a sleep 55 on all nodes and print out the pid of the 
sleep command.


> Thanks,
> Tony
>> From: Michael Will <mwill at penguincomputing.com>
>> To: Tony Stocker <akostocker at hotmail.com>
>> CC: beowulf at beowulf.org
>> Subject: Re: [Beowulf] Scyld implementation of BProc
>> Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 11:44:54 -0700
>> Your scyld distribution should come with all the documentation of
>> tools like 'ps | bpstat -P'. If you did not get all the pieces you need,
>> call customer support (or email me) and they will help you out right 
>> away.
>> Also we offer classes taught by Donald Becker ;-)
>> Michael
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