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howto:remote_viz [2020/11/09 18:26]
ccrosby [Getting a Virtual Desktop on a compute node]
howto:remote_viz [2020/11/11 15:03] (current)
ccrosby [Getting a Virtual Desktop on a compute node]
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 #PBS -m abe #PBS -m abe
 #PBS -M justsomeuser@gmail.com #PBS -M justsomeuser@gmail.com
-/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​TurboVNC-2.2.3/​bin/​vncserver :1 -depth 24 -geometry 1600x900+###  This following line will write the hostname of your compute node to the file hostname.txt 
 +hostname > hostname.txt 
 +/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​TurboVNC-2.2.5/​bin/​vncserver :1 -depth 24 -geometry 1600x900
 sleep 2h sleep 2h
-/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​TurboVNC-2.2.3/​bin/​vncserver -kill :1+/​apps/​chpc/​compmech/​TurboVNC-2.2.5/​bin/​vncserver -kill :1
 </​file>​ </​file>​
  
-Obviously customise this script to suit your own circumstances. ​ The above script will provide 4 cores for two hours. ​ DO NOT use more than 4 cores in the VNC session. ​ If you intend using a full compute node, use the smp queue and request 24 cores. ​ If you need more than 2 hours, specify the walltime as well as the sleep time accordingly. ​ Get the compute node hostname by querying PBS: ''​qstat -awu username''​ will give you the jobnumbers of all your jobs (please substitute "​username"​ with your OWN username). ​ ''​qstat -n1 jobnumber''​ will give you the hostname of the compute node(s) that you are using for that job.+Obviously customise this script to suit your own circumstances. ​ The above script will provide 4 cores for two hours. ​ DO NOT use more than 4 cores in the VNC session. ​ If you intend using a full compute node, use the smp queue and request 24 cores. ​ If you need more than 2 hours, specify the walltime as well as the sleep time accordingly. ​ Get the compute node hostname ​either by looking in the file hostname.txt or by by querying PBS: ''​qstat -awu username''​ will give you the jobnumbers of all your jobs (please substitute "​username"​ with your OWN username). ​ ''​qstat -n1 jobnumber''​ will give you the hostname of the compute node(s) that you are using for that job.
  
  
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