[RC5] Partial work saved during time limit shutdown?

Phil Cooke Phil_Cooke at rocketmail.com
Thu Jan 23 23:24:36 EST 2003


Michael,

I'm guessing that you have (or the client may have) set up
a checkpoint file, which will have partially completed work
saved in it. 

Phil Cooke

 --- Michael Pelletier <mvpel at nortelnetworks.com> wrote: >
I'm running v2.9001-477-CTR-02111721 for Solaris, and
> will
> ocassionally set up a few machines for an overnight run
> with an 8
> hour time limit.
> 
> I set the remote-buffer configuration as follows:
> 
> [buffers]
> buffer-only-in-memory=yes
> alternate-buffer-directory=/my/homedir/dnetc
> frequent-threshold-checks=4
> 
> [misc]
> project-priority=OGR,RC5-72
> run-time-limit=8:00
> 
> [rc5-72]
> fetch-workunit-threshold=1
> 
> [ogr]
> fetch-workunit-threshold=1
> 
> ========= Now, what seemed to happen is that the last two
> packets
> from RC5-72 were loaded (I don't fetch those buffers) in
> the 6 CPU
> system, then 6 OGR packets were loaded, and crunching
> commenced -
> but when the time limit was up, the RC5 packets were not
> returned to
> buff-in.rc5, and as far as I can tell, the last 6 were
> not either:
> 
> [Jan 23 07:50:11 UTC] OGR: Transferred 1 packet (71.17
> stats units)
> to file.
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] Shutdown - reached time limit.
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: Saved 25/4-6-8-17-2-3 (33.42
> Gnodes done)
>                       0.03:08:00.18 - [2,962,841 nodes/s]
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: Saved 25/7-2-3-8-32-15 (50.95
> Gnodes done)
>                       0.04:44:24.08 - [2,986,229 nodes/s]
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: Saved 25/4-6-8-26-19-3 (35.70
> Gnodes done)
>                       0.03:17:51.98 - [3,007,334 nodes/s]
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: Saved 25/4-6-8-17-2-26 (34.28
> Gnodes done)
>                       0.03:12:25.53 - [2,969,979 nodes/s]
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: Saved 25/4-6-8-16-31-2 (25.15
> Gnodes done)
>                       0.02:20:34.65 - [2,982,283 nodes/s]
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: Saved 25/4-6-8-16-35-1 (26.35
> Gnodes done)
>                       0.02:27:44.26 - [2,973,160 nodes/s]
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: Summary: 10 packets (306.26
> stats units)
>                       0.08:00:03.89 - [10.63 Mnodes/s]
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: 0 packets are in (memory-in)
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] OGR: 0 packets are in (memory-out)
> [Jan 23 09:08:06 UTC] *Break* Shutting down...
> 
> It says it "saved" the packets, but where?  Is there some
> different
> configuration I need to use for this approach?
> 
> 	-Michael Pelletier.
> 
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