[Beowulf] Pdsh output to multiple windows

Tony Schreiner tony.schreiner at gmail.com
Sat Apr 14 16:43:18 PDT 2018

You may have tried this, but the pdsh package comes with dshbak. pdsh can
be piped to dshbak which will group the output by node.
You won't see it until all have completed

On Sat, Apr 14, 2018 at 7:33 PM, Chris Samuel <chris at csamuel.org> wrote:

> On 15/4/18 4:22 am, Lux, Jim (337K) wrote:
> Pdsh does a nice job of bringing it all back to one place, but it
>> would be nice to have it divided up.. Say you’re doing pdsh  to fire
>> off a sequence of apt-get, or ls or something like that which returns
>> multiple lines.. – since each node runs at a different rate, the
>> lines come back randomly interspersed.
> xCAT has xcoll which collates all the input so you see each nodes output
> grouped together, and condenses identical output into groups of nodes.
> Now xcoll is an improved version of dshbak which was in IBM's CSM
> and there is a version of that for pdsh output.
> https://linux.die.net/man/1/dshbak
> So if it's possible to hack that to pop up an xterm for each
> nodes output then that might meet your criteria.
> Best of luck!
> Chris
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