[slurm-users] Counting total number of cores specified in the sbatch file

Brian Andrus toomuchit at gmail.com
Sat Jun 8 17:28:40 UTC 2019

If you are using mpi, it should be aware automatically if everything was 
compiled with support (eg mpirun).

If you are looking to just get the total tasks, $SLURM_NTASKS is 
probably what you are looking for

Brian Andrus

On 6/8/2019 2:46 AM, Mahmood Naderan wrote:
> Hi,
> A genetic program uses -num_threads in command line for parallel run. 
> I use the following directives in slurm batch file
> #SBATCH --ntasks-per-node=6
> #SBATCH --nodes=2
> #SBATCH --mem-per-cpu=2G
> for 12 processes and 24GB of memory. Is there any slurm variable that 
> counts all threads from the directives? So, I can use
> -num_threads $SLURM_COUNT
> where SLURM_COUNT is 12. Any idea?
> Regards,
> Mahmood
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