[GE users] Re: Returned mail: see transcript for details

Reuti reuti at staff.uni-marburg.de
Thu Feb 3 11:25:50 GMT 2005


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Hi,

Quoting Ron Chen <ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com>:

> Here's the manpage:
> 
http://gridengine.sunsource.net/unbranded-source/browse/~checkout~/gridengine/d
oc/htmlman/htmlman5/checkpoint.html
> 
> (there are 2 common ways to add checkpointing functionality into an
> existing
> application, either use a checkpointing library, or call the kernel (as long
> as the system
> supports it))
> 
> 1) checkpointing library
> In order to checkpoint user applications, you will need to link them
> against the condor ckpt library:
> 
> http://www.cs.wisc.edu/condor/checkpointing.html
> 
> And here's the HOWTO to configure it:
> http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/howto/condorckpt.html

for the actual release it's not usable, because it's long out of date. There 
will be a new general Checkpointing Howto online soon, which will also handle 
the actual release of Condor.

Cheers - Reuti

> 
> 
> 2) kernel checkpointing
> There's something called the Berkeley Lab Checkpoint/Restart, and here's
> the integration guide:
> 
http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/howto/APSTC-TB-2004-005.pdf
> 
> There are a few more checkpointing packages, and the interface is more or
> less the same as the 2 above.
> 
> FYI: http://www.checkpointing.org/
> 
>  -Ron
> 
> 
> --- lukacm at pdx.edu wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > 
> > we have a small cluster of dual AMd opterons and everything works fine, the
> whoe
> > cluster is build using Rocks Cluster and the scheduler is SGE.
> > Recently we decided to add the checkpointing but i could not find
> anywhere
> > documenttion how to do it using only SGE, thus i started to integrate Maui
> for a
> > user application checkpointing.
> > Now my question/problem is: Is it true there is on built in checkpointing
> > software comming with SGE? if no is there some UrL explaining how to set it
> up?
> > 
> > 
> > And in the case that there is no checkpointing has anyone exerience with
> > integrating Maui with SGE?
> > 
> > thank you
> > 
> > regards
> > 
> > martin lukac
> > 
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