[GE users] Reg: Interactive jobs on windows execution host

manju a manju.kudu at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 17:41:48 GMT 2007


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Hi Harald,

i tired with the below option too,  GUI window not coming but process
is running in the backgroud, that i can see in the taskmanager.

thanks
manjunath A.

On 12/4/07, Harald Pollinger <Harald.Pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
> Just set the variable explicitely to false:
> # qsub -v SGE_BACKGND_MODE=false ....
>
> Regards,
> Harald
>
> manju a wrote:
> > Hi Harald,
> >
> > where i can see this variable (SGE_BACKGND_MODE).??? but i can see
> > notepad.exe process in the process list on the execution host once i
> > submitted.
> >
> > thanks
> > manjunath A.
> >
> >
> > On 12/4/07, Harald Pollinger <Harald.Pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
> >> Hi Manju,
> >>
> >> one more idea:
> >> If there is a "SGE_BACKGND_MODE" environment variable set to "1" or
> >> "true" (case-insensitive) in the job environment, the helper service
> >> will start the job, but the GUI will not be visible on the execution
> >> hosts' screen.
> >> Please make sure this isn't set accidentially.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >> Harald
> >>
> >> Harald Pollinger wrote:
> >>> manju a wrote:
> >>>> Hi,
> >>>>
> >>>> i m using sge6.1u2!!!! sorry that also didnt work. i m not able to see
> >>>> any notpad window in windows execution host.
> >>> Is the "N1 Grid Engine Helper Service" running on the Windows execution
> >>>  host? Is it running under the "Local System" account?
> >>>
> >>> Did you install a older version previously? Perhaps the wrong version of
> >>> the helper service is running.
> >>>
> >>> Is there anything in the execd messages file about contacting the helper
> >>> service?
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>> Harald
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> thanks
> >>>> Manjunath A
> >>>>
> >>>> On 12/4/07, Harald Pollinger <Harald.Pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
> >>>>> manju a wrote:
> >>>>>> Hi Harald,
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> yes i tired this invoking notepad.exe ,if i do qstat it will show like
> >>>>>> in below n keep struck at the running mode no output i can see in the
> >>>>>> execution host
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> ------------------------------
> >>>>>> 2108 0.55500 cmd.exe         user       r     12/03/2007 09:34:30
> >>>>>> all.q at testwin
> >>>>>> 21                1
> >>>>>> 2109 0.55500 cmd.exe    user       r     12/03/2007 09:34:30
> >>>>>> all.q at testwin
> >>>>>> 21                1
> >>>>>> 2113 0.55500 cmd.exe    user     r     12/03/2007 09:38:30
> >>>>>> all.q at testwin
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> command i run look like this
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> qsub -l display_win_gui=1 -b yes -shell no -l hostname=testwin -P
> >>>>>> testpro
> >>>>>> /dev/fs/C/WINDOWS/system32/cmd.exe /c "c:\WINDOWS\notepad.exe"
> >>>>> Please try
> >>>>>
> >>>>> # qsub -l display_win_gui=true -b yes -shell no -l hostname=testwin -P
> >>>>> testpro /dev/fs/C/WINDOWS/notepad.exe
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Does this work?
> >>>>> Which version of SGE are you using?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Regards,
> >>>>> Harald
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> is it any thing wrong in the above command.i used backslash also.
> >>>>>> please let me know if its any thing worng in the command.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> thanks
> >>>>>> Manju
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>                 1
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> On 12/3/07, Harald Pollinger <Harald.Pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>> manju a wrote:
> >>>>>>>> Hi Harald,
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> i tried to follow your steps wht u have given but GUI window not
> >>>>>>>> coming !!!!
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> i am trying to execute the command like this
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> qsub -l display_win_gui=1 -b yes -shell no -P myproj
> >>>>>>>> /dev/fs/C/windows/system32/cmd.exe "c:\\script\myscript.bat"
> >>>>>>> I didn't test it, but I think this will fail. "cmd.exe" needs a "/c"
> >>>>>>> option, and the path needs double backslashes.
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> myscript.bat looks like this
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> @echo off
> >>>>>>>> c:
> >>>>>>>> chdir C:\cygwin\bin
> >>>>>>>> bash --login -i -c "calc"
> >>>>>>>> ;end
> >>>>>>> Does this run if started directly from the Windows command prompt?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> This batch script should invoke calc window but not doing any thing.
> >>>>>>>> can u please let us know some sample script that will invoke GUI
> >>>>>>>> window an windows execution host, that will helps a lot.
> >>>>>>> Use simple batch scripts first, that just start Windows binaries like
> >>>>>>> calc.exe or notepad.exe. If this works, go on and try to start Cygwin
> >>>>>>> binaries. A sample is:
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> ----------------------------------------------
> >>>>>>> C:\Windows\notepad.exe
> >>>>>>> ----------------------------------------------
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Regards,
> >>>>>>> Harald
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> thanks for your help n replay's
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> Manjunath A.
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>> On Dec 3, 2007 12:27 PM, manju a <manju.kudu at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> thanks for the replay harald
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> 1) Is it possible to submit a batch script to windows execution host
> >>>>>>>>>>> in which it will invoke the number of  Gui window??
> >>>>>>>>>> Sorry, I don't understand this question. You want to submit a
> >>>>>>>>>> Windows
> >>>>>>>>>> batch script (a .bat file) to the Windows execution host. What
> >>>>>>>>>> exactly
> >>>>>>>>>> shall this batch script do?
> >>>>>>>>> please find it below in detail
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> " i m submitting a script, that script will open the n number of GUI
> >>>>>>>>> window" that type jobs can we submit to windows execution host ? if
> >>>>>>>>> possible how we can set the display n options in the qsub option
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> thanks
> >>>>>>>>> manjunath A.
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>> On Nov 30, 2007 6:17 PM, Harald Pollinger
> >>>>>>>>> <Harald.Pollinger at sun.com> wrote:
> >>>>>>>>>> manju a wrote:
> >>>>>>>>>>> Hi,
> >>>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> 1) Is it possible to submit a batch script to windows execution
> >>>>>>>>>>> host
> >>>>>>>>>>> in which it will invoke the number of  Gui window??
> >>>>>>>>>> Sorry, I don't understand this question. You want to submit a
> >>>>>>>>>> Windows
> >>>>>>>>>> batch script (a .bat file) to the Windows execution host. What
> >>>>>>>>>> exactly
> >>>>>>>>>> shall this batch script do?
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> 2) is it possible GUI window output should reflect to user one who
> >>>>>>>>>>> submitting the job or it should run where that session exists??
> >>>>>>>>>> A Windows GUI window can only be opened on the screen of the
> >>>>>>>>>> execution
> >>>>>>>>>> host. There is no GUI redirection like in Unix' X Window system.
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> Let me explain why this "show GUI" option was built in SGE:
> >>>>>>>>>> It doesn't make sense to submit interactive Windows GUI
> >>>>>>>>>> applications to
> >>>>>>>>>> SGE, so normally it wouldn't be neccessary to provide a way to
> >>>>>>>>>> let a
> >>>>>>>>>> Windows application show it's GUI. However, there are Windows
> >>>>>>>>>> applications that either run as an interactive GUI application
> >>>>>>>>>> or in an
> >>>>>>>>>> automated mode, depending on the command line switches. In the
> >>>>>>>>>> automated
> >>>>>>>>>> mode they just read input files, do their work, write output
> >>>>>>>>>> files an
> >>>>>>>>>> quit. While they are working, they show in their GUI what they are
> >>>>>>>>>> currently doing. They still need to open their GUI and would
> >>>>>>>>>> fail if it
> >>>>>>>>>> wouldn't be possible to open the GUI.
> >>>>>>>>>> That's why I had to write the "SGE Helper Service" that allows
> >>>>>>>>>> applications that were started by the background execution
> >>>>>>>>>> daemon to
> >>>>>>>>>> connect to the (foreground) screen. Opening a GUI in the
> >>>>>>>>>> background is
> >>>>>>>>>> not possible on Windows.
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> You could redirect the whole screen of the execution host to the
> >>>>>>>>>> user,
> >>>>>>>>>> using Windows' Remote Desktop or (IMHO better) a VNC server on the
> >>>>>>>>>> execution host. But this is completely independent of SGE.
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> please let me know if its possible how we can set the display n
> >>>>>>>>>>> options in qsub.
> >>>>>>>>>> With SGE 6.1 (and higher), if the execd is installed correctly,
> >>>>>>>>>> just
> >>>>>>>>>> request the resource "display_win_gui=1" when submitting the job:
> >>>>>>>>>> # qsub -l display_win_gui=1 -b yes -shell no
> >>>>>>>>>> /dev/fs/C/...../app.exe
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>> Regards,
> >>>>>>>>>> Harald
> >>>>>>>>>>
> >>>>>>>>>>> thanks
> >>>>>>>>>>> Manjunath A.
> >>
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