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

Angel de Vicente angelv at iac.es
Tue Jul 17 07:34:17 CDT 2012

Hi Pavan,

Pavan Balaji <balaji at mcs.anl.gov> writes:
> 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

Well, this IS an option. Somehow when I tried it the other day I managed
to make it not work with (what I recall as) the same command. Sleep
deprivation is not a good thing, so I probably tried something slightly
different, as this works nicely.

Thanks a lot,
Ángel de Vicente
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