B. Running Jobs

B. I need an interactive session with more RAM. How do I do this?

NoMachine provides convenient access to interactive sessions via the drop-down menus. Choosing one item runs a 'wrapper' script with default parameters to start your sessions (for that reason, we call them default submission scripts). But if you need a larger RAM footprint than provided, you must write a custom submission script (see this document), which provides at least the queue name, the program to run, and your requested RAM amount. For example, to...

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B. I launched an application in NoMachine or the terminal. Why isn't it running?

There are several reasons why an application may not appear to be running:

  • All of the licenses for the application may be in use by others.
  • More commonly, you may have reached the resource limit on your account (# of CPUs or memory limit).
  • If the compute grid is busy, there many not be enough RAM or CPUs on any of the compute nodes to run your application.

 

Open a terminal session and type bjobs on the command line (...

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