[petsc-dev] Seeking OLCF users complaining about poor build times

Jed Brown jed at jedbrown.org
Thu Feb 26 17:51:40 CST 2015

Victor Eijkhout <eijkhout at tacc.utexas.edu> writes:
> I think my sysadmin would frown on that. This was done on the regular
> login node which at the moment has 169 users.

How many are idle?  What is the load average?

If indeed the node is maxed out due to over-use, then I would call it a
machine provisioning issue.  My experience has been that even
under-utilized nodes are extremely slow due to file system issues.
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