Reserve Session with command
srun create a resource allocation
--partition select interactive partition
--pty run task zero in pseudo terminal mode
--time setup time limit
/bin/bash gives you a pseudo terminal that runs bash
vncpasswd setup your primary VNC password and view-only (optional) password, password has to be longer than 5 characters, password file saved at ~/.vnc/passwd
remoteGUI reserve a CPU node from super partition for 20 hours
remoteGPU reserve a GPU node from GPU partion for 20 hours
How to access with TurboVNC client?
VNC server: nucleus.biohpc.swmed.edu:<port number>
<port number> will be 3+node number+9
For example, if you reserve a vnc session on Nucleus082, the port number will be 30829 and in the VNC server box you may enter:
What if you’ve been assigned to a 32GB partition?
How do I know?
$ sinfo -p 32GB
PARTITION AVAIL TIMELIMIT NODES STATE NODELIST
32GB up infinite 1 drain NucleusA013
32GB up infinite 9 alloc NucleusA[003,006-007,014,077-081]
32GB up infinite 70 idle NucleusA[002,004-005,008-012,015-076]
How to reduce memory reservation for applications (e.g: ImageJ)?
$ ImageJ --mem 16g
A Dedicate Compute Node + No time limt + reserved for certain group/lab
This service allows certain BioHPC groups to launch long-running interactive sessions on a dedicated GPU visualization server. There is no time limit for these sessions, but the server is shared among multiple users in the group.