[slurm-users] x11 for interactive jobs

Marco Ehlert Marco.Ehlert at mpikg.mpg.de
Tue May 15 01:45:25 MDT 2018


if you are compiling slurm 17.11.5 the --x11 option will be in 
only if libssh2.so is installed before.
Otherwise there will be no such option.


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On Tue, 15 May 2018, Ian Mortimer wrote:

> On Mon, 2018-05-14 at 23:14 +0430, Mahmood Naderan wrote:
>> I see --x11 option in [1], but there isn't any such option. Is that
>> for old versions? Also, there is a wrapper [2] for srun.x11. Is there
>> any builtin x11 support in slurm?
> There is native X11 support in slurm but after testing it and reading
> the list archives, I decided it wasn't reliable enough to use in
> production and reverted to using the spank plugin which does work
> reliably.
> Are you using rocks?  I can send some instructions for installing the
> X11 spank plugin on rocks if you're interested.
> Regards
> -- 
> Ian

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