[mpich-discuss] Launch MPI jobs with niceness 19?

Pavan Balaji balaji at mcs.anl.gov
Sun Jul 15 09:40:46 CDT 2012

Maybe I'm not understanding this completely, but why isn't running the 
processes with "nice" an option?

% mpiexec -n 4 nice -n 19 ./foobar

  -- Pavan

On 07/10/2012 04:49 AM, Angel de Vicente wrote:
> Hi,
> I have hooked up the workstations of my office-mates to run parallel MPI
> jobs. In order to also be able to do day-to-day work, I wanted to find a
> way to submit the parallel jobs with mpiexec, but at the same time
> lowering their priority with the nice command. So far I haven't found a
> way to do it. Is there a way to do it?
> Thanks,
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