[Paraview] opinion on new machine for visualization

Ricardo Reis rreis at aero.ist.utl.pt
Sat Apr 5 07:54:08 EDT 2008

On Tue, 1 Apr 2008, Moreland, Kenneth wrote:

> I'm not much of an expert on hardware performance, but I think you'll 
> get more mileage out of having two graphics boards per node.  That's how 
> one of our clusters is set up (2 GPU's, 4 CPU cores per node), and it 
> works OK.  Our graphics cards are set up so that each uses a different 
> xhost.  It's a little tricky setting up your MPI job to launch ParaView 
> to use different displays on different nodes, but once you get that set 
> up it works fine.

Can you send me some pointers or config files? I've decided to buy a quad 
with two 8800 graphic cards.


  Ricardo Reis

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