suspend problem on linux

Message boards : Client : suspend problem on linux
Message board moderation

To post messages, you must log in.

AuthorMessage
Profile PlainText s.r.o.

Send message
Joined: 11 Apr 07
Posts: 95
Credit: 3,532,950
RAC: 0
Message 9473 - Posted: 9 May 2009, 9:06:27 UTC

Hi.

I have problem suspending blender work on linux machines. WU is appearing suspended but on proces listing it is running. For example, when boinc on my linux server decide to switch to another wu, blender is suspended an for example minirosetta is startet. Than when I list my processes, blender is eating 50% of cpu and rosetta another 50.

It is very annoying. I sometimes need to suspend boinc for an hour (boinc_cmd --set_run_mode never 3600) ant with blender running this is not possible.

Please have a look at it Janus.

PS: off topic: will blender community implement chceckpointing? (save state) Does they have it on plan?
ID: 9473 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Profile Istvan Burbank
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 3 Apr 08
Posts: 312
Credit: 58,920
RAC: 0
Message 9475 - Posted: 10 May 2009, 11:58:38 UTC

Blender isn't suspending because there is no feature for this. While the boinc client can stop, blender itself is either running all the time, or looses work. This is where checkpointing would come in.

~Hope this helps, Istvan
ID: 9475 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote
Profile Janus
Volunteer moderator
Project administrator
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 16 Jun 04
Posts: 4574
Credit: 2,100,463
RAC: 8
Message 9478 - Posted: 10 May 2009, 14:23:29 UTC

This problem has been added to the Known Problems page. The current Linux client does indeed seem to have several issues regarding suspending workunits. Additionally, if a workunit completes while it is "suspended" it is quite likely to fail.
ID: 9478 · Rating: 0 · rate: Rate + / Rate - Report as offensive     Reply Quote

Message boards : Client : suspend problem on linux