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PVM List of Frequently Asked Questions v1.5 Fri Mar 3 15:08:48 EST 1995
What is PVM?
The history of PVM
What machines does PVM run on?
What languages does it work with?
Is there a book on PVM?
Is there a list of published material related to PVM?
What support exists for PVM?
How do I contact the authors?
Is there a server for contributed software?
Who is using PVM?
Does PVM version 2 still exist?
Are you working on version 4?
What is XPVM?
What are ... (related topics and add-on systems)
What is HeNCE?
What is pvmfs?
What is tpvm?
What is PIOUS?
How do I get files from Netlib?
Installation and the System
How do I get PVM?
How do I get documentation?
How do I get updates to the software?
What is the most recent version of PVM?
What versions of PVM are interoperable?
What do I have to type to install PVM?
I get errors when building the PVM release
What are ``machine architectures''
How do I apply patches
What should I tell my new users about using PVM?
Machines at my site share a single
Can I have two different versions of PVM on the same machine
How do I start PVM?
What are these files in
What do I call the host file?
Hostfile defaults aren't getting set
Hostfile options aren't taking effect
What does ``speed'' in the machine configuration mean?
How do I read the on-line manual pages?
How do I shut down PVM?
Does PVM use shared memory?
Common error messages
Error messages printed by libpvm
Error messages in the pvmd log file
Can't start pvmd
Can't contact local daemon
No such host
libpvm [t40001]: mxfer() EOF on pvmd sock
No such file
failed to start group server
What is aimk?
How can I build my programs for different architectures?
Is message order between tasks preserved?
How can I pack a struct in a message?
The compiler can't find the PVM header files
What libraries do I need to link with?
Missing symbols when I try to link my application
Running and debugging programs
The sender doesn't get a copy of multicast messages
My tasks can't read input from the keyboard
My tasks can't open input/output files
Where does stuff printed in tasks go?
I don't see printed output from tasks right away or at all
In what directory do tasks spawned by PVM run?
How can I spawn a process with a nice priority value?
What does ``mc pkt ... scrapped'' mean?
What does ``message scrapped'' mean?
Memory used by the pvmd increases when programs run
My program is hanging
How can I get input from PVM messages and e.g. X?
I'm not getting notify messages
My application needs to start PVM itself
Can I spawn shell scripts
Can a task fork and the child be a task?
About this document ...
Fri Mar 3 15:08:11 EST 1995