[Csci551-talk] nunki issues
johnh at ISI.EDU
Sat Mar 27 21:01:11 PST 2004
On Sat, 27 Mar 2004 12:34:16 PST, "Devarshi Shah" wrote:
>I was just in the process of my final round of checks.. and noticed something
>over which I guess we have no control. What I noticed is this : One of the
>test inputs which forks 10 processes – which was working one moment – starts
>giving me Broken Pipe errors the next. This does not happen for the test
>inputs with a lower number of routers. I just checked nunki utilization, and
>it was above 98%.. My conclusion is this : Given such a utilization, processes
>above a certain number get killed by the OS – and that’s what leads to those
>broken pipe errors. Now, this is something over which I have no control. My
>code is not buggy… and if such a thing happens during the evaluation of the
>project, I was just wondering how it would be considered.
There should not be that small a limit on nunki (although there may be
on aludra). You may want to test your program on a workstation to
verify your hyptohesis on why you see failures, though.
>Moreover, I had posted a query regarding the make binary which the project
>would be graded with – and since I have received no reply to that, can I
>assume that the one present at : ‘/usr/ccs/bin/make’ is going to be used ?
>Unfortunately, my default paths do not give me access to any make, and hence
The assignment requires Sun's make. I believe that's a correct path
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